Petite France + Nami Island + Gangchon Railbike Ride Tour (Part 1)

Our last full day in South Korea was spent outside the city. Thankful that I booked this trip with FunKo! It went well from start to finish! For KRW 70,000.00 per person (or roughly about Php 3,500.00), this tour is so worth it! Waited for our ride at Myeongdong Station Exit 5, there in aContinue reading “Petite France + Nami Island + Gangchon Railbike Ride Tour (Part 1)”

Namsanmai – Our Korea Airbnb Story

There are a lot of places for rent when you check Airbnb. It’s almost a matter of luck if you will get a good host and if the place you are booking will be just what the host says. As for our Korea Trip this year, we had the best of both worlds as ourContinue reading “Namsanmai – Our Korea Airbnb Story”

Tagaytay Mahogany Beef Market

An impromptu drive to Tagaytay for the purpose of buying Batangas beef turned out to be a food and shopping trip today! Left Manila around 5am and passed through all the closed SMs and Robinsons Malls along Aguinaldo Highway, hence the fast and no traffic drive going up to Tagaytay. I took a nap andContinue reading “Tagaytay Mahogany Beef Market”

Ryoko’s Place ← our home away from home

When travelling to an expensive location like Japan, chances are, hotels could be very expensive too!  That is why, I am so thankful for Airbnb.  Not only do we get to save a lot from booking a hotel, we experience how it is to have a home away from home. Ryoko is a superhost andContinue reading “Ryoko’s Place ← our home away from home”

Pay Travel Tax Online

Avoid the Holy Week Rush!  Pay your Philippine Travel Tax Online. Go to www.tieza.gov.ph Click Travel Tax, on the dropdown menu, select Pay Travel Tax Online. You will be directed to this page.  Register and be a member.  Once you are registered.  Paying your Travel Tax is so easy.  A registered member can pay for aContinue reading “Pay Travel Tax Online”

Baguio 2017: Newtown Hotel

An impromptu trip to Baguio left us with no other choice but to find the most comfortable and cleanest hotel we could get at the last minute. That is why I am so thankful for travel websites like Hotels.com, Traveloka and the others.  You can just go online, find a place and book easily.  BookingContinue reading “Baguio 2017: Newtown Hotel”

Japan Visa 2017 (Multiple Entry)

This year, our branch is travelling to the Land of the Rising Sun on Holy Week.  No need to talk about our plane tickets as we got it really expensive.  Since we have the tickets already, we can move on to getting a Japan Visa.  For quite some time now, Japan is lenient in grantingContinue reading “Japan Visa 2017 (Multiple Entry)”

Travel: Traveloka App

Discovered a new travel app just recently and it has already proven itself!  It is so easy to use. We used this app to book our impromptu long weekend getaway and we literally made #HabolsaHalloween!   In addition to the low prices they are offering, we got another 30% off on 1 of the roomsContinue reading “Travel: Traveloka App”

Travel: US Visa Approved!

Throwback to the day of our appointment: You can imagine our happy state as we walked away from the booth of the consul who said that our passports will be delivered in our address in the application!  My daughter’s got a twinkle in her eyes! On exactly the 5th day after the appointment, we receivedContinue reading “Travel: US Visa Approved!”

Public Service: Modus on Parking for US Visa Applicants

Our scheduled appointment was 8:45am.  US Embassy wants you to be there at least 15 minutes before your schedule.  Together with the kids, we left the house at 630am.  We got into the tail of traffic at Quirino Highway so we decided to take another route.  Fortunately, the longer route wasn’t as jammed as theContinue reading “Public Service: Modus on Parking for US Visa Applicants”