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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.

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.Continue Reading    

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. Continue Reading    

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. Continue Reading    

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. Continue Reading    

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.Continue Reading    

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. Continue Reading    

Hong Kong Travel Guide

Hong Kong Travel Guide

According to the most recent report of an independent market research group on international arrival, Euromonitor, Hong Kong has received the highest number of visitors all over the world.  In 2015, Hong Kong has welcomed over 26 million tourists and it wasn’t at all surprising.  The metropolitan city of Hong Kong has become a center of international trading and a perfect tourist destination.  It not only boasts impressive skyscrapers and world class leisure parks, but, it has preserved its rich tradition and history.  This Hong Kong Travel Guide will give you a quick rundown of what to expect and how to get around this marvelous city.Continue Reading    

Why Bangkok Is The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Why Bangkok Is The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Having a 9-5 work time can be exhausting sometimes.  Oftentimes, you just want to get out of the city you work in and be somewhere else.  You just want to give in to your ever insatiable wanderlust.  A quick weekend getaway is sometimes what we all need to release all the stress brought by our jobs and other things.  A weekend getaway is proven to help us get ready for another week of papers, clients, memos, guests, and ledgers.  But where is the best place for a weekend getaway?  There are many cities that are perfect for this, but, one city stood out, Bangkok.  Bangkok Weekend Getaway.

 

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