Shares Facebook Twitter 4 Google+ 3 StumbleUpon 1 Pinterest 3 I am privileged enough to become a dual citizen of the UK and the Philippines. No, I’m not a spy nor a special agent that has multiple passports and identities (nope, not technically). I can say that I have the best of both worlds (the East and West). My Philippine citizenship is my birthright, and I acquired my British citizenship through naturalisation. The Philippine law mandates that since I have gained a new citizenship from another country (The UK), my Filipino citizenship was automatically removed. I would have to...Read More
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Shares Facebook Twitter Google+ StumbleUpon Pinterest Wondering how to secure a US Tourist Visa? Have you ever wanted to apply for a US tourist visa, but have been hampered by horror stories of being denied one? Ever wondered what it is the consular officers are looking for in a visa application to actually approve it? Why do very similar (sometimes even identical) applications get different results? Anyone who wants to travel to the United States (US) as a tourist needs to have a valid US tourist or B1/B2 visa to enter the country. Sadly, for most people, applying for a US tourist...Read More
Shares Facebook Twitter 2 Google+ 1 StumbleUpon Pinterest ESTA will let you travel to the USA without a visa. So, you’ve decided that you’re going to travel to the land of the free. The United States of America. This article will explain all you need to know about this travel authorisation. What’s an ESTA? ESTA or Electronic System for Travel Authorisation is a resource that was created by the U.S. government under the Visa Waiver Programme. This resource allows citizens of 38 countries access to the United States without having to acquire a visa. No questions asked, all...Read More
I’ve gathered here are some of the cruise terminologies and definitions that are worth knowing when you go on board. Sailing on board a cruise ship might be one in your bucket list, but usually (especially if it’s your first time) it would be nice to know ahead of time the terminologies used when you get on board the ship. You might hear these words either from the officers or crew members or even announcements. These are the helpful meaning of cruise ship terminologies and words that you should know. Port/Starboard side A cruise ship terminology which means, the Port...Read More
Shares Facebook Twitter Google+ StumbleUpon Pinterest This arctic hotel was totally the coolest hotel I’ve ever stayed in! Kirkenes Snow Hotel — Early this year, I went on an exploration cruise with Hurtigruten in the Arctic region of Norway. I was so excited about as it was my first ever cruise and this is not just your ordinary floating hotel type cruise. This cruise has character, is eco-friendly and promotes sustainable travel. So that alone was cool! In addition to that, this was an Arctic exploration cruise. Kirkenes is located further north than the mainstream winter destination in Scandinavia —...Read More
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