Travelling to Japan without a JR Pass

NO JR PASS? NO PROBLEM! Here's how we traveled to Japan without a JR Pass. I have been hearing my friends getting JR pass every time they go to Japan, but when I heard the price, I am just not certain to get one for only 3-5 days’ vacation, because for me JR Pass is [...]

How to Get to Kyoto from Tokyo without a JR Pass Book a night bus/highway bus from Willer Bus website ahead of time and you can pay it anywhere. See links for the reservation link and how and where to pay your tickets. ReservationWebsite: Willer Express // Click the link to read more regarding the payment methods of Willer Express: Method of Payment. Here are [...]

My Ichiran Experience in Osaka, Dotonbori for only Β₯890

Address: 1 Chome-4-16 Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 542-0071, Japan Visit date: July 2019 After our Universal Studios adventure, we went ahead to Dotonbori to experience and eat ramen at Ichiran. We queued up for an hour, waited and filled out a paper where the staff will be giving out. Finally, it was our turn to [...]

Visiting China? Fill out the Accommodation Registration Form for Visitors from Overseas within 24 hours.

Travel Date: July 2015 What is an Accommodation Registration Form for Visitors from Overseas? How does this look like? When I already met the Filipino Community in Dalian, this is where I knew about this law. This isn't a new law as the vlog suggested in one of the videos that I have seen on [...]

My Application for Japan Multiple Entry Visa is Granted!

Below information is applicable for Philippine Citizens only.  I read a few blogs and in forums that on your 2nd application you can already apply for a Multiple Entry (ME) Visa.  So I tried it myself.  Here's the timeline: October 17: 11:30 AM: I borrowed money from friends to raise P 100 000. 2:00PM: I [...]

My 1-hour Cyclo Tour in Hanoi

Travel Date: 1-3 SEPTEMBER 2019 It was my 3rd and last day in Hanoi and I decided to visit other landmarks in the Old Quarter, French Quarter and Ba Dinh district. My 3rd hostel was at Halley Hostel which is very near the night market and it's in Old Quarter. I went out at 10AM [...]

Beijing in Two Days & Heritage Walk

Travel Date: 18 August 2016 A day before I went to Beijing, I asked help from Crystal to help me to book a round trip train ticket to Beijing. We went to a small ticket outlet near my place and bought a round trip ticket. In Dalian, there are two railways, the new one and [...]