Two Weeks in Taiwan-South Korea-Japan:  Itinerary and Expenses

Prior to May 2016, Filipinos with an onward ticket to Japan and with a valid Japan visa can enter South Korea visa-free.  Filipinos can enter Taiwan as well by using the same Japan visa to obtain a travel authorization certificate online (note:  Filipinos can enter Taiwan visa-free on a one-year trial starting approximately on September…

Fall in Love with Autumn in Seoul

To my mind, it is ironic that while autumn is the season which turns the boring greens into vibrant reds, yellows and oranges, it is also the season which precedes the cold and biting winter.  It is ironic how such a colorful season signals the coming of something a lot of people have been dreading….

Applying for a South Korean Tourist Visa for Employed Filipinos

I have always been a proud Filipino but if there’s one thing I hate about being one, it’s the limited number of countries that I can enter visa-free using my Philippine passport.  For single and young employees who are still establishing their careers and who do not have those lots of zeroes in their bank…