South Korea Discontinues Arrival and Departure Stamps on Passport

To Filipino travelers who, like me, love the idea of having a passport filled with stamps from different countries, this may seem like a bit of sad news. But, if for the immigration process itself, this is certainly good news. I first traveled to South Korea in 2015 and back then my passport got stamped…

Why I send a Postcard to Myself when I Travel

I received my first postcard when I was only 7. I did not realize how good it feels to receive one until that postcard from Senegal, sent by a dear friend who was then on a business trip. But, I never knew it also feels good to receive one sent by no other than yourself….

Cherry Blossoms and Snow in One Trip? Come to Central Japan in Spring

Whether you’re a first-time traveler to Japan or you are contemplating to go back to the land of the rising sun, you might want to consider the central region especially if like me, you prefer the countryside than big and modern cities. A bus ride to the countryside is already a destination itself because of…

Tales of Spring: Reflections from my First Solo Travel

I have free round-trip flights from Cebu Pacific. I have a valid multiple Japan visa. I have a spare budget for travel. And with God’s approval and my family’s blessing, I decided to go back to Japan, but as a solo traveler. I say God’s approval because I believe that every financial decision is a…

A Love Letter to the Countries I Traveled

To The Countries I Traveled,  It’s been a while and I hope all is well with you.  Thailand, I consider you my first love. You were my first flight away from home, the first stamp on passport, my first venture out of my comfort zone. I remember how nervous I was when the immigration officer…

Our 9-Day Trip to Busan and Seoul : Tips and Guide for Filipino Travelers

South Korea is now one of the go-to countries for most Filipino travelers, especially for millennials who are K-Drama and K-Pop fans. It is a well-loved travel destination for Filipinos because of its seasons particularly spring and fall, glorious food, culture, and beauty products. Have you joined the bandwagon yet? We did and here’s our…