Most Frequently Asked Questions During US Visa Interview

I have just recently granted a 10-year Multiple Entry US Visa along with my wife after deciding it’s about time to explore the West.  For us who always wanted to visit the states, it is a dream come true.  Applying for US visa is not something you spontaneously decided.  You assess yourself whether you have a high chance of getting approved.  You prepare necessary documents, bank statements, travel history and of course, you save for the US visa fee.  After careful assessment and completion of all necessary documents, you think about the interview.  For most, the visa interview is the most dreaded, it may be short, but, sure it is unpredictable.  Today, we list down the Most Frequently Asked Questions during US Visa Interview. Continue reading “Most Frequently Asked Questions During US Visa Interview”

Vinyl Records Hunting in Hong Kong

I once said that one of the most awesome sounds in the world is hearing the needle hitting the record and that still stands true.  My generation has seen many kinds of audio format from cassette tapes, to compact disc, to high definition discs and we sure have enjoyed it all.  But, there is no better satisfaction and serenity than what Vinyl record can bring.  The rawness and the feeling of authenticity is unmatched and incomparable.  It might have came before tapes and CDs, but, some audiophiles surely prefer hearing great records played in Vinyl.  It surely is timeless.   Continue reading “Vinyl Records Hunting in Hong Kong”

Lan Kwai Fong, Famous Pub Street in Hong Kong

A tour in Hong Kong is not complete without experiencing the nightlife.  Incredible skyscrapers, enormous theme parks, and marvelous tourist attractions are what keep Hong Kong in the morning alive.  But, after a long day, one might want to relax, grab a beer and enjoy the bustling cosmopolitan anywhere.  Be it in the colorful district of Wan Chai, on any rooftop bars in Kowloon, or in the famous Pub Street of Hong Kong, Lan Kwai Fong, one is off to a good Hong Kong nightlife experience. Continue reading “Lan Kwai Fong, Famous Pub Street in Hong Kong”

Job Openings in Macau 2017 thru IKON Solutions

It’s 2017, resolutions are out and some people are thinking about moving and working abroad.  Those graduates of Tourism or Hotel and Restaurants Management have their eyes set on Maldives, Palau, Dubai, and of course, Macau.  Macau as everyone should know by now is the Las Vegas of Asia and is currently employing lots of expatriates.  But contrary to popular beliefs, hospitality jobs in Macau  are not only for graduates of HRM or Tourism, but, for everyone.  You do not need to have a degree in hospitality to be able to be accepted for work.  After all, trainings are provided. Continue reading “Job Openings in Macau 2017 thru IKON Solutions”

Shows in Macau this 2017

Just after the successful conclusion of 2016 with amazing fireworks display in Macau, Macau is now gearing towards 2017 as the center of entertainment in Asia.  Last year, locals and tourists were treated with world-class performances from world renowned talents who set Macau’s stage on fire.  Entertainment venues like, Cotai Arena and Venetian Theatre in Venetian Hotel, Parisian Theatre, Broadway Theatre and Macau Cultural Center, to name a few, had been filled with satisfied spectators to the rafters that witness amazing shows all throughout the year. Continue reading “Shows in Macau this 2017”

Street Food in Macau

The old street of Macau is like one open and enormous museum of historical artifacts and establishments.  At least 20 places included in Unesco Macau Heritage Site list are within the same vicinity, that a lot of walking is required.  Traveling not only in Macau can be tiresome, but, the historical richness of the place is all worth it.  Each new place adds information to our brain but each walk can make us feel hungry.  That is why, discovering the street food of one given place is a must.  In Macau, famish is not a word you will associate your self because street food is everywhere.  Macau street food is clean, tasty, uniquely local, and very affordable. Continue reading “Street Food in Macau”

OEC is Now Free: Online Application

The previous administration of the Philippines has made acquiring Overseas Employment Certificate easy by introducing OEC Online Application.  This has provided OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers), like me, easy accessed to OEC requirements that exempt us from paying terminal fee and travel tax.  The current administration has taken it to a new level by making it free.  Yes, OEC has, since September, been free. Continue reading “OEC is Now Free: Online Application”

How to Apply for US Visa in Hong Kong and Macau

Most people dream of visiting the United States of America to marvel the beauty of its numerous tourist attractions evident by the number of Visa applications US embassies receive from any parts of the world.  Lucky are those who are exempted from acquiring Visa and can freely enter America anytime they want.  For those who need to apply visa, appointment should be set, payment should be made and documents should be completed.  It sounds very tedious, but, it really isn’t. Continue reading “How to Apply for US Visa in Hong Kong and Macau”

Getting to the Consulate General of the United States of America in Hong Kong

There is no Consulate or Embassy of the United States of America in Macau that, all applying for US Visa have to go Hong Kong.  The Consulate General of the United States of America in Hong Kong is one of the busiest establishments in the city catering to at least a hundred people a day for Visa application alone.  It may seem a hassle for people coming from Macau to go to Hong Kong, but, there seemed to be no other option. Continue reading “Getting to the Consulate General of the United States of America in Hong Kong”