All posts by youngOFW

Carlo has started working in Macau in 2007 and two years after, he met his destined-to-be wife, Lorna and they started exploring the world. Together.

One-Week Dubai Tour Itinerary

One-Week Dubai Tour Itinerary

Going to Dubai wasn’t really on our bucket list for many reasons.  First, it is scorching hot especially on summer.  Second, we live in Macau and it does look like Macau.  Third, among many others, the flight tickets are ridiculously expensive.  But, when Dubai has risen to prominence as a cosmopolitan hub centre in the Middle East, we took notice.  We started to admire it from the pictures we see on social media sites and we could no longer deny that the place is a must.  Add the fact that I have a brother working there, so it is certainly a go.  This One-Week Dubai Tour Itinerary makes sure you get to visit what Dubai has to offer.Read More    

How To Apply for a Dubai Tourist Visa

How To Apply for a Dubai Tourist Visa

Over the years, Dubai in United Arab Emirates has established itself as the premier travel destination in Middle East for travellers around the world.  What used to be a long stretch of desert is now a bustling cosmopolitan of impressive skyscrapers.  In most recent years, Dubai has seen the rise of tourism and has welcomed its door to millions of tourists from all over the globe.  But, not everyone can just enter Dubai, some would need a visa.  Today, we give you the easiest ways on How To Apply for a Dubai Tourist Visa.Read More    

Where to Eat in Macau?  2018 Macau Michelin Starred Restaurants

Where to Eat in Macau? 2018 Macau Michelin Starred Restaurants

It’s the time of the year when Gourmands and food Connoisseurs are all ears for the announcement of the Michelin Starred Restaurants.  Last November 30, the list of 2018 Macau Michelin Starred Restaurants has been announced together with restaurants in Hong Kong and all restaurants awarded are now updating their profile to include this recent recognition.Read More    

5 Things Not To Miss in San Francisco On a Short Visit

5 Things Not To Miss in San Francisco On a Short Visit

San Francisco is one of the most popular cities in the United States and it has received countless of tourists from around the world.  There are lots of attractions to see and activities to be done.  But doing all of it is impossible on a short visit.  Most of these tourists do not have ample time to fully explore the city but it doesn’t mean they cannot make the best of their visits.  If you do not have a long vacation, you must make sure to experience the best activities San Francisco has to offer.  Here are the things you shouldn’t miss in San Francisco on your short visit.

 

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That Time When We Got Scammed by a Taxi in Hanoi

That Time When We Got Scammed by a Taxi in Hanoi

One of the most common problems of travelers in Asia, which can spoil the fun, is taxi scam.  It is so prevalent that sometimes taking a taxi is not an option anymore not unless necessary.  Vietnam, Thailand, Macau, Philippines, and some other countries have tourists complaining about how their taxis dupe them.  You’ve heard stories about this all the time. Read More    

Getting Around Macau

Getting Around Macau

Macau is a tiny place, so tiny that it’s not even half the size of Hong Kong so getting around it is pretty much easy.  It is small that car rental will never thrive and that you can get around it without having to spend a penny.  Yes, that is right.  Getting around Macau is cheap or sometimes even free. Read More    

Accredited Agencies for Japan Visa Application in Macau

Accredited Agencies for Japan Visa Application in Macau

One way of applying for Japan Visa in Macau is going through an accredited agency.  It is more convenient than making an appointment online and applying in person at Japan Visa Application Center in Hong Kong.  Though it is more expensive it is preferred by most people living in Macau.  It saves them trouble of taking a ferry and going to its neighboring city.  Hand over all your documents to any agencies and then relax and let them do everything for you. Read More    

How to Apply for Japan Visa in Hong Kong and Macau

How to Apply for Japan Visa in Hong Kong and Macau

Tokyo, Sapporo, Kyoto, Osaka, and Nagoya are just some of the most famous cities to travel to and all of them are located in one amazing and beautiful country of Japan.  It is no surprising that Japan is one of the most visited countries in the world because of its unique culture and well-preserved tradition. For Filipinos, acquiring a Japan Visa is a prerequisite in entering the country.  As an OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) living in Macau, I need not to go back to the Philippines to apply for one.  It is possible to get it from my current country of residence.

 

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How Much Does a One-Week Hanoi-Halong Bay Tour Cost

How Much Does a One-Week Hanoi-Halong Bay Tour Cost

One important thing that every traveler needs to think about is budget.  There are places that are infamously expensive and there are some that wouldn’t hurt your bank account.  Vietnam belongs to the latter.  A good thing about touring Asia is that it is cheap yet gives you an amazing experience.  Beautiful sceneries, sumptuous dishes, and off the beaten path experiences are in abundance in this side of the world.  Going to Hanoi and Halong Bay is a must when in Vietnam and can be done on a little cost.  So, How Much Does a One-Week Hanoi-Halong Bay Tour Cost?  Find out below.Read More    

Our Yosemite Experience (Complete Itinerary and Expenses)

Our Yosemite Experience (Complete Itinerary and Expenses)

Visiting Yosemite wasn’t part of the original plan.  Since we only had less than 2 weeks in the United States, we were thinking of going to Las Vegas after Los Angeles and then to San Francisco.  But then, we fell in love with pictures of Yosemite that we finally decided to go here in lieu of Las Vegas.  We’re glad that we did.  Our Yosemite experience was one of the most memorable experiences we had in our lives. Read More