Category: Travel Hacks!

How to Spot a Celebrity in New York City

I recently went to New York not to see celebrities but to actually see and experience New York for the first time. But I did see celebrities. Unexpectedly. When you roam the city, do not be surprised if you see yourself suddenly in the middle of a ...

What is a World Passport?

The World Passport is a document issued by the World Service Authority, a Washington, D.C. based organization founded by Garry Davis in 1954, citing Article 13, Section 2, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. I was just wondering, can you ...

A Guide to Sleeping in Japan

Japan is undoubtedly one of the most expensive countries in the world to visit and sleep in. Do not worry; locals share the same sentiment as well. Japan is a sleep deprived country, and people there tend to take advantage of sleep whenever they can ...

Guaranteed Tips on Geisha Hunting in Kyoto

For most foreigners, going to Kyoto to spot a Geisha tops the list as the ultimate cultural experience when visiting Japan. The mystery of the Geisha puts them on the top of the bucket list for many tourists, but the ever elusive Geisha makes it a ...

How to Get your NSO Birth Certificate the Fastest Way

Need to get your Birth Certificate fast? There are a lot of options available to us when getting one, and there’s a tendency to choose a service that’s a little bit of a delay, when in fact you could’ve just opted for the other service for the same ...

How I Got Myself Covered with Travel Insurance for my Trip to Japan

I had this recent discussion with a foreign friend of mine on our travels and how fun it was to travel alone, until he mentioned that he suffered a minor stroke when he was on a solo vacation in Singapore two years ago. He did not have any travel ...

How to Buy & Use Japan’s JR Pass

For those of you who are planning on taking that long desired trip (not to mention very expensive) to Japan, trying to keep commuting expenses at a minimum by just obtaining a JR Pass can be a money saver and at the same time such a pain in the a**. ...

How to Easily Apply for a Japan Tourist Visa (and some tips…)

It was really great news when Japan announced last year that the Japanese Government will be relaxing the visa requirements for us Filipinos. Most of us are really excited in visiting Japan - so here are the simple requirements in getting a Japan ...

How I Booked My Overnight Stay at Amami Onsen Nanten-en

Okay so my bro who works in the Osaka area of Japan and I were crazily and pointlessly talking over the Viber app about touring Japan (which we did not know would really happen at that time) two weeks ago when he sent me this photo he has taken when ...

A Cheapskate’s Guide to Traveling

Always make sure to include these in your to do and to have checklists when traveling and laugh your way to a fun but cheap vacation! Don't mind the jealous looks of your fellow passengers if they find out you're traveling for waaay less than what ...

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