7 lessons when i miss my Willer Express Bus from Tokyo to Osaka

7 Lessons I Learned When I Missed My Willer Express Bus from Tokyo to Osaka

Check out these 7 Lessons I learned when I missed my Willer Express Bus from Tokyo to Osaka. During my first solo trip to Japan, I knew already that I need to be ready when travel mishaps happen. One of these was missing my Willer Express Bus overnight ride from Tokyo to Osaka. How did it[…]

tokyo winter illumination 2015

Tokyo Winter Illumination Experience 2015

I may not have experience snow in South Korea because of visa denial, I experienced the Tokyo Winter Illumination back in 2015 during my solo travel. It was my first time to experience such cold weather that I was wearing four layers. But my intention of going to Japan was the autumn season although that time,[…]

sample japan trip itineraries you can follow

Sample Japan Trip Itineraries You Can Follow

Sample Japan Trip Itineraries At last! It has been long overdue since I haven’t created a follow-up blog post about Japan. Most of the time I stayed a lot in Tokyo for a total of 16 days and Osaka in 5 days. Here are a sample Japan trip itineraries I created but most are based[…]

Budget Travel: 14 Days Japan with US$500 Cash on Hand

No More Travel Funds for 14 Days Japan Trip 14 days Japan trip has been the first and most ambitious trip that I ever had. If you were aware with my previous post about what happened to my father, my travel fund for Japan was already wiped out. There was hesitation on my part if I[…]

How To Prepare For Your First Solo Trip in Japan

Introduction In 2015, I have my first solo trip out of the country and that country was in Japan. It happened from May 21 to June 8, 2015 (Japan+Hong Kong trip). I had several good memories and mistakes during this trip and it’s worth a life’s lessons treasure. How to prepare for your first solo[…]

12 photos of autumn in tokyo

12 Photos of Autumn in Tokyo That Will Make You Visit Japan

I was so lucky that I was able to visit Japan the second time around back in 2015. That time, I just experienced my first autumn in Tokyo. I made a lot of preparations for this trip as I needed to get a Japan visa and searching for what to wear in autumn. For this[…]

My Travel Summary in 2015

I started my 2015 with a bang overloaded with travels through volunteer work and invitations. I missed blogging already and I have several backlogs because I am busy with work and traveling of course. So I wrote this travel summary in order for me to remember everything and I’ll just refer to my Facebook account[…]

Getting Japan Tourist Visa in the Philippines without Income Tax Return

Here it is, sharing to you how to get a Japan visa without ITR. After my Hong Kong trip last October 2014, I found a cheap flight to Japan and booked a flight right away. I wasn’t even sure if I could get a visa but I was really hopeful. This was part of my[…]