Applying for a visa is nerve-wracking, even for us. I have done 20 applications at various embassies over the past 5 years, ranging from Korean visa to Australian visa to Schengen visa to Canadian visa. You might think I should be used to it by now. But the truth is,
Tokyo is a vibrant city. Its towering skyscrapers, monuments, historic shrines, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and glitzy shopping centers make it an all-in-one metropolitan destination. The Japanese capital has countless dimensions. It is undoubtedly modern and futuristic. A walk around Akihabara or Shibuya will prove that in no time. It has an
This blog post is our step-by-step guide to PASSPORT RENEWAL. If you’re applying for a passport for the first time, check out our guide for new applicants instead: Passport New Application Process. Renewing your passport is easy, much easier than applying for the first time. The process for renewal is
Here’s our updated step-by-step guide to NEW passport application, with list of requirements and tips to secure an appointment easily. Again, this is for new applications (first time applications). For passport renewal, read: PASSPORT RENEWAL PROCESS.
One of the core requirements when applying for a passport, whether for the first time or for renewal, is a duly accomplished application form.
Fukuoka is the name of both the capital city and the prefecture. This Fukuoka Travel Guide focuses primarily on Fukuoka City but also features other places in the prefecture that can be easily accessed from the capital. It also includes Fukuoka hotel and tour recommendations, sample Fukuoka itinerary, and other
In Japan, there is a saying that goes, “ikkai ichi dousa,” which roughly translates to “one thing at a time.” I learned about this when I mentioned to a Japanese friend that I could count in one hand the locals I had seen eating while walking. “We take food seriously,”
It was just like how I pictured it in my dreams. I was riding the gondola as we navigated the intricate canals, gliding in between historic buildings, and passing under postcard-worthy bridges. Almost exactly in my dreams. The difference is: I wasn’t just riding the boat, I was rowing it.
Many travelers visiting Hong Kong end up also setting foot in Macau. It’s not surprising at all. Macau is fascinatingly vibrant and energetic. Although there are similarities, Macau offers a completely different experience from Hong Kong. It has its own currency, own diplomatic policy, and a unique history. But the
Hong Kong is easily accessible from Macau. All it takes is a one-hour ferry ride. Hence, it is not unusual for travelers to bundle these two cities together. Some travelers fly to Macau, take a ferry to Hong Kong, and then return to their country from there. Some do it