EUROPE: 21 Days Solo Traveling ~ Easter Weekend in Tuscany

DAY 5 – Journey to Tuscany April 15, 2017, Black Saturday and I’m off to Tuscany! From Roma Termini Station I took the Frecciargento high speed train to Firenze Sta. Maria Novella Station. I bought my ticket online at Trenitalia website for 47 euros.  It only took about 2 hours then I arrived at Firenze Santa Maria Novella … More EUROPE: 21 Days Solo Traveling ~ Easter Weekend in Tuscany

How I got my Schengen Visa thru the Italian Embassy (Part 2 – Visa Approved!)

March 6, 2017 when I found out my Schengen visa was refused by the Italian Embassy. I was sad and worried. Sad that my trip will not push through after everything I have done and worried that this refusal will be recorded in the centralized Visa Information System shared by all schengen countries, which might … More How I got my Schengen Visa thru the Italian Embassy (Part 2 – Visa Approved!)

How I got my Schengen Visa thru the Italian Embassy (Part 1 – Visa Denied)

I’m writing this blog to share my roller-coaster experience in the application of Schengen Visa at the Italian Embasssy in Manila. What is a Schengen Visa? A Schengen Visa is the document that Philippine passport holders like me needs in order to travel to majority of Europe (except for UK, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus and Ireland) … More How I got my Schengen Visa thru the Italian Embassy (Part 1 – Visa Denied)

SPIN Hostel – The best place to stay in El Nido Palawan

During my “Moving On Holiday” (yeah, moving on from a heartbreak haha) last July, I discovered IMO the best accommodation in El Nido, Palawan..the SPIN Designer Hostel. Just a five minute walk from the beach, this newly built hip hostel is perfect for young travelers who wants a decent place to stay that is affordable with … More SPIN Hostel – The best place to stay in El Nido Palawan

Japan Day 9 – Adventures of the Gaijin and the Maiko in Kyoto

April 4, 2016. I’m so excited for today because I will be heading to Studio Shiki, an establishment service in Higashiyama, Kyoto that transforms you into a geisha or maiko. I love culture and the arts. I remember when I went to Thailand last June I dressed up like a traditional Thai dancer wearing their … More Japan Day 9 – Adventures of the Gaijin and the Maiko in Kyoto