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That Japan Visa – Don’t be afraid to apply!

Japan has always been a dream destination for Filipinos. If you ask 10 Filipinos which country they would like to visit first, half will answer Japan not only because Filipinos love Japanese food but because we all grew up watching Japanese anime and reading Japanese manga as a kid. Who…

Japan is Kyoto – Part 2 Kiyomizudera Temple

I went really early to Kiyomizudera Temple to avoid the huge crowd but as expected, the place was already filled with tourists. This temple is one of the most popular temples in Japan and the most popular in Kyoto. When I went down the bus, I already saw people walking…

A First Timer’s Guide to Seoul, South Korea

15 Days was not enough…considering that this was our 2nd Seoul Trip (well together…) As usual, someone took way too many photos. me? I can read Hangul…or Korean alphabet so I don’t need English translations …I also feel like a local most of the time…using my…

Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  Changdeokgung Palace is also known as Donggwol, the Eastern Palace, because of its location to the east of Gyeongbokgung Palace. For 270 years, the palace was home to the Joseon government and was also the favored residence of many Joseon Dynasty kings. This makes Changdeokgung Palace the longest-serving…