Growing up, I was an avid fan of anything that was Japanese. As I mentioned in my other post, I was 10 when I came across with Yuyu Hakusho televised at what was then IBC-13. I was constantly amazed with their literature and media, from reading mangas to watching Japanese animes and live-action movies, singing my heart … Continue reading The Land of the Rising Sun: Our 2-Week Japan Travel Guide
(L-R: Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Fushimi Inari, Dotonbori, Universal Studios Japan) Credits to owner of photos: @resferber09 Otaku-mode ON! I was 10 when I came across Yuyu Hakusho televised to what was then IBC-13. My amazement on animes and mangas grew as I aged. Through their literature and media, I was constantly exposed to the Japanese … Continue reading How to Apply for a Japan Visa for Filipinos?
K-Pop, K-Drama, 10-step Korean skincare, K-fashion, bibimbap and a lot more. When the Korean fever arrived, it took no less than a year for it to take the world by storm. Citizens from neighboring Asian countries dreamt of experiencing Hallyu first-hand. My husband and I are no exception. I yearned to visit the places I could … Continue reading The Land of Morning Calm: Our 9-Day Winter Travel Guide to Seoul
Around same time last year, Troy and I looked for places where we could spend Mama Nancy's (Troy's mom) 60th birthday and celebrate Mothers' Day as well. Our criteria were: can be reached via land travel, and offers activities which our Baby Boomers can participate (some already have joint problems hehehe!) but can still be equally enjoyed … Continue reading The Northern Cities: Our 3-Day Travel Guide to Ilocos
Continuing from our 3-day trip to Hong Kong, we capped our adventure with a day-trip to Macau! About Macau Macau is another Special Administrative Region of China, and since it's very near to Hong Kong, we decided to visit the "Las Vegas of Asia". We only planned to have a short visit since our return … Continue reading The Vegas of Asia: A Day-Tour Guide to Macau
I was planning an out-of-the-country trip last October for our anniversary and I originally considered going to South Korea. However, we cannot provide the visa requirements on time so we decided on a country that required no visa when entering. Our first pick? Hong Kong! It's very near (in the same time zone), just a … Continue reading Asia’s World City: Our 3-Day Travel Guide to Hong Kong
Going to South Korea has always been on my travel bucket list. However, as a Philippine passport holder, it is difficult for most of us to enter this country as we need to submit the necessary requirements when applying for a tourist visa. My husband and I recently decided to have a winter vacation in … Continue reading How to Apply for a South Korean Visa for Filipinos (Updated 2019)