Tag: travel

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 ...

I was once stuck at Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Stuck at Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul, South Korea? Don't fret. You are in the world's best airport for some consecutive years, anyway. Since 2005, it has been rated the best airport worldwide in each year. It is also rated as the ...

Seoul Incheon Airport (ICN) Stopover & Free Hotel Stay on an Asiana Flight

Last year, I went on a trip from Manila to San Francisco and back via Korean Air, a 4-star airline, just so I could take advantage of the free Seoul transit tour provided for by Seoul’s Incheon International Airport (ICN). I scored this trip when ...

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 ...

Inside: A 101-Year Old Ryokan (Traditional Japanese Inn)

I can’t believe I’m now back in the Philippines writing about my unforgettable stay at Amami Onsen Nanten-en in Japan. My experience is so fresh I can still feel the atmosphere and impeccable service that left me feeling spoiled. Anyway, here’s a ...

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For all those who are Citibank Credit Card holders, good news! If traveling is your passion and goal in life, now is the best time to pack up for your next trip as you have the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Citi's My ...

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 ...

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