Seoul, Saranghaeyo

Seoul, Saranghaeyo

Seoul, Saranghaeyo 서울 사랑해요 2 AUGUST, 2016 Travel Seoul, South Korea South Korea has always been a place I wanted to visit. I grew up listening to K-pop songs and watching Korean dramas on television. Jumong, Jewel in the Palace, Boys Over Flowers, Coffee Prince, you...

Changdeokgung Palace – A Photo Essay

Changdeokgung Palace – A Photo Essay

Changdeokgung (창덕궁) — or Changdeokgung Palace— is one of the five great palaces built by the kings of the Joseon dynasty and is the most well-preserved. It is located in the Jongno-gu area in Seoul and was built by King Taejong (third king of the Joseon dynasty) in 1405. It is also called Dongwol, the Eastern Palace, because it is located to the east of Gyeongbukgung Palace (경복궁).

The vast palace grounds surrounding Changdeokgung are comprised of the public palace area, the royal family residence building, and the rear gardens, Huwon (후원). It suffered destruction and neglect but has been restored to its original grandeur in 1991.

Meet the World and Learn Languages with HelloPal

Meet the World and Learn Languages with HelloPal

Everytime I go on a trip, I try and learn the language of the country I’m visiting. I find that this helps me a lot during my travels and it gives me a sense of fulfillment that I am able to communicate with the locals. I’d like to introduce to you a new app–HelloPal. It’s a social language learning app that connects you to the world. You can learn a language and make a friend at the same time!

How to Apply for the Schengen Visa at the French Embassy

How to Apply for the Schengen Visa at the French Embassy

It’s been a few years since my original post about applying for the Schengen Visa at the French Embassy here in Manila. So I decided to create a new blog post with the updated application process. Don’t worry if you are not in the Philippines. This post can also apply to applicants in other countries where the French Embassy uses the services of VFS Global. Head on to the blog to read all about it!

I Will Write a Personalized Schengen Visa Cover Letter For You

I Will Write a Personalized Schengen Visa Cover Letter For You

Writing a cover letter for your visa application can be a challenging task. What do you say to the embassy officer? And sometimes, a template just doesn’t cut it. Can you imagine how many similarly sounding letters a case officer gets in a day. You have to be unique. You have to genuine. Your application should tell a story. It’s a story about who you are and why you are traveling. And I am here to help you write your story.

How to Avoid the Laglag Bala Scam at NAIA

How to Avoid the Laglag Bala Scam at NAIA

For several weeks now, the news has been filled with stories of people crying out in protest against airport security personnel whom they accuse to be planting bullets in their luggages and bags. Men, women, tourists, OFWs, and travelers are now all on guard against...