Multiple Entry Tourist Visa for Japan ( with Philippine passport)

Important Note: I am not affiliated to any travel agencies nor I run one. This is for applicants who has traveled to Japan as temporary visitor within the last three years and has sufficient financial capability to support their trip.   If this is your first time traveling to Japan, apply for  Single Entry For travelers…

Peaceful meeting place ( Faifo) ~ Hoi An

To Hoi An You need to travel to Da Nang first to get to Hoi An. See link click  here Da Nang to Hoi An Taxi Cost: VND 300,000 to VND 400,000 Xeom Cost: VND 150,000 to VND 250,000 Self-drive (motorcycle) Cost: VND 100,000 up / day Sinh Tourist Bus Cost: VND 79,000 – VND 199,000/person (price…

Opening of a Large River ~ Da Nang

To Da Nang (from Hanoi) By Bus click here Duration: 14 hours and 54 minutes Price: VND 350,000 up By Train click here Duration: 16 hours and 40 minutes Price: VND 750,000 up You will save up to 20 % if you purchase the ticket on the railway station but soft berth bed is often fully booked By…

The City of Lakes ~ Hanoi, Vietnam

To Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport Customs was on the second floor and baggage carousels were on the first floor. ATM’s, Sim Card kiosks, food stalls and travel agencies are on the main exit, right-wing. The best prepaid Sim cards are Viettel and Mobifone. VND 220,000 was the cheapest we found with 10 gigabytes, free calls and text…

Land of the Atis ~ Boracay Island

To Boracay By Air ⇒ Manila ( NAIA) or Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Godofredo P. Ramos Airport  ( Caticlan Airport) Duration: 1 hour ♦ Shuttle bus to the arrival area Duration: 10 – 15 minutes  Arrival Area Left side is the carousel for your check in baggage and a few steps from it is the…

City of Angels ~ Bangkok

There are two airports in Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) and Don Muang Airport ( DMK ).  Don Muang Airport ( DMK)  Guide:  click Arrival from Krabi / other local flights Baggage carousel Exit Airport Transportation from Don Muang Airport ( DMK) TO BANGKOK Taxi Duration: 30 minutes to 1 hour ( depending on the traffic) Fare:…

Ban Thai Samor ~ Krabi, Thailand

To Krabi From Phuket to Krabi          At the exit, there are a lot of taxis and a couple of local buses (songthaew) outside. The cheapest transportation to Krabi town is the local bus (20 baht/person ). The taxis would cost you 200 baht /ride  → I am not sure if there are…

The Pearl of the Andaman ~ Phuket, Thailand

To Phuket, Thailand From Philippines (NAIA) : Travel Tax is PHP 1,620.00 Travel time: 3 hours and 50 minutes  Phuket International Airport Immigration – write down the complete address of your accommodation. Some immigration officers are strict. Baggage Carousel Exit – before the exit, you will find stalls that sell SIM cards for tourists. The best…

Thailand Scams

Local Thai people are one of the nicest people I’ve met. Most of them helped us find our way when we got lost and were full of smiles even if they can’t understand what we were talking about… …but just like in any other country, there are also a few bad seeds lurking around in…

Vigan – Laoag – Pagudpud ~ Ilocos

Manila to Ilocos By bus Partas Bus Schedule Florida Bus Schedule By plane The nearest airport is only in Laoag. You can either take a bus to and forth going to Vigan or rent a van to tour both Vigan and Pagudpud.  By car via TPLEx = 7 hours to 8 hours ( to Vigan)…

Capital State of Sabah ~ Kota Kinabalu

To Kota Kinabalu A plane ride to Kota Kinabalu International Airport ( KKIA) Terminal 1. Our plane ride from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA T3) to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI T1) was only 2 hours. Expenses: Round trip ticket for two of AirAsia : PHP 5,965.60 ( including the terminal fee from BKI T1) Terminal…