International Travels, China

48 Hours in Shanghai – China’s Cosmopolitan City “Upon The Sea”

Mary and I sipped our Mojito as we feasted our eyes on the mega buildings before us on one side, 19th century buildings on the other, and the rest of the Huangpu river in the horizon, as the blue hour faded into the night. Flying to Shanghai was conceived in December 2017 when Cebu Pacific… Continue reading 48 Hours in Shanghai – China’s Cosmopolitan City “Upon The Sea”

International Travels, New Zealand

Loving ANZ – Planning Our 8-Day DIY Itinerary in Australia and New Zealand

Before anyone raises an eyebrow at how incredibly short 8 days is for these two countries, we're telling you now, we couldn't agree more. But this is all we have as full-time employees. This trip is for Mary's birthday and though she initially wanted to go to a different continent, I think the plan worked… Continue reading Loving ANZ – Planning Our 8-Day DIY Itinerary in Australia and New Zealand

International Travels, Visa Application Guide, New Zealand

Middle Earth Goals: How To Get A Tourist Visa To New Zealand (PH Passport Holders)

Who doesn't want to go to New Zealand, right? With its other-worldly landscapes, the Maori culture that we basically only came to know through the Haka dance performed before rugby matches, that Anne Curtis wedding and of course the Lord of the Rings - Hobbit movies. I have been wanting to go since 2014 but… Continue reading Middle Earth Goals: How To Get A Tourist Visa To New Zealand (PH Passport Holders)

International Travels, India

#IncredibleIndia – A Culinary Explosion In The SubContinent

I was supposed to go to the US for a second time for work, and disappointingly so, the project got shelved. After a few months, I got a phone call telling me that the project is pushing through, but in India. A hundred things ran in my mind when I heard it - is it… Continue reading #IncredibleIndia – A Culinary Explosion In The SubContinent

Visa Application Guide

Chasing Canada: How To Get A Canadian Tourist Visa (PH Passport Holders)

First of all, if you go to their website, there is no such thing as a "tourist visa", it will only say "temporary resident visa" whether you're going for business or tourism. There was no need to appear personally, as in my case, in the embassy. Canada is one of the countries that have elected… Continue reading Chasing Canada: How To Get A Canadian Tourist Visa (PH Passport Holders)