As one-half of a travel blogging duo, I often get asked if Vins and I always wander together. And the short answer to that is NO. In fact, in the early years of The Poor Traveler, we always traveled separately: Vins with his officemates, and I alone. The great thing
I didn’t like the idea of returning to Batanes. At least, not in the beginning. It’s not because I did not enjoy my previous trip. Quite the contrary. Batanes has always been atop my list of dream Philippine destinations, and when I was finally able to set foot in it
This South Korea Visa Guide is for tourists planning to apply in Cebu. If you wish to apply in Manila instead, visit this post: How to Apply for a South Korea Visa in Manila. Applying for a South Korean visa in Cebu is not that different from that in Manila.
It was as though I entered a completely different theme park. My first visit to the Universal Studios Japan was in late 2012. It has been five years since then, and man, WHAT AN UPGRADE!
Universal Studios Japan (USJ) is one of the top attractions in Osaka. And if you’re one of the millions of people who will be paying it a visit this year, you might be wondering how to reach this super popular theme park. USJ is located in the coastal fringes of
“You will fall in love with Peru.” Every single one of my close friends who had gone backpacking in South America said the same thing when they met me for the first time after their trip — that I would love Peru the most. I’m not even kidding or exaggerating.
The Athenians are proud of their city. Not in a bragging way. They’re proud, but I mean it in the most positive sense of the word. We could tell by the words they chose to describe it. We could tell by the way their eyes shimmered when they shared tales
Athens is served by Athens International Airport, located in the suburban town of Spata. Its official name is Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”, after an eminent former Prime Minister. Situated 27 km from the center of Athens, it takes 45 minutes to over an hour to reach the city, depending
We’ve been receiving a lot of messages asking us for a copy of the South Korean Visa application form. Looks like the visa pages of the website of the South Korean Embassy in Manila have been down for a couple of weeks now. Either that or they moved to another
This Visa Application and Appointment Guide is for applicants in the Philippines planning to visit France or other parts of the Schengen Zone for tourism. You’ll find the list of requirements and detailed information about the application process below. If you’re applying as a worker or as a seafarer, I’m