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 How I got my Chinese Visa for the First time

After I got my Japanese visa, I eagerly applied for another visa, this time for a Chinese visa. This was my first time to apply

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How I got a Taiwanese Visa

  Recently, Taiwan relaxes its visa application rules to Philippine passport holders and now Filipinos can enter Taiwan visa- free until further advise. For any

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How I got my Japanese Visa for the first time

Here we go again applying for a visa. This time for a Japanese visa. But I got a feeling though that the Japanese visa requirements

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How I got my Schengen Visa

Even though it would be my second time to apply for a Schengen visa, I was still doubtful whether to pursue it or not. My

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How I got my Mexican Visa

“Why Mexico?,” the General Consul of the Mexican embassy asked me with a sly smile in his face. “Por que Mexico?,” I greeted him in Spanish and our conversation

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How to Successfully get Korean Visa for First-time Filipinos: 3 Simple steps and tips

After traveling around and completing my Southeast Asian countries  tour ,namely: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia; I realized that it’s time to travel

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My First Solo Travel in Taiwan   After Taiwan eased its visa policy to Philippine passport holders, I welcomed this good news as a sign to realize my long-awaited wanderlust to the heart of Asia. Another hint was the plunge of the airfare from MNL-Taipei.     Each time I travel, I always challenge myself to maximize it. My red-eye

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When you travel abroad, one of our primary concerns is to know what currency is being used in that particular country. There are 164 official national currencies around the world. Below are some of them that I have exchanged during my travels. Some can make you an  instant millionaire for a day. So, let’s set the ball rolling.   The

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 How I got my Chinese Visa for the First time

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After I got my Japanese visa, I eagerly applied for another visa, this time for a Chinese visa. This was my first time to apply for said visa. I still had copies of my ITR, Bank Certificate and COE fresh from my previous Japanese visa application. So, why am I lodging one visa after another? Japanese, Schengen visa, etc. My

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How I got a Taiwanese Visa

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  Recently, Taiwan relaxes its visa application rules to Philippine passport holders and now Filipinos can enter Taiwan visa- free until further advise. For any update, you may check their website: ROC Taiwan. However, last year when I visited the country, I had to obtain a Republic of China (ROC) certificate, a form of document that you need to present

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How I got my Japanese Visa for the first time

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Here we go again applying for a visa. This time for a Japanese visa. But I got a feeling though that the Japanese visa requirements would be similar to a South Korean one except for the updated NSO-certified birth certificate which is also asked. Also, I was thinking if I showed at least the same bank balance as I had

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