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Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

As anyone who’s ever planned a trip to Amsterdam probably already knows, the Dutch capital can be an expensive place to visit. Surprisingly, however, there’s still a lot of fun, free things to do there, from boat rides to concerts…even jazz improv sessions!

Go On, You Know You Want To

Go On, You Know You Want To

Perhaps now, more than ever, I’ve become quite conscious of mortality, my own and that of my loved ones. Viewed through the lens of finiteness, it seems to me more than ever imperative that I make the most out of life.

Did you know you can book a travel photo shoot through Airbnb for as low as $56?

Did you know you can book a travel photo shoot through Airbnb for as low as $56?

By now you’ve surely seen those ads for photo shoots at your travel destination that range from $300-$500. If those prices are too steep for you, there’s an alternative: Airbnb Experiences.

Passport Renewal with Senior Citizens and/or Minors at DFA Cebu

Passport Renewal with Senior Citizens and/or Minors at DFA Cebu

Most of us in the family had passports expiring in the middle of the year so we all trooped down to DFA Cebu today to have our passports renewed. There were four of us — two senior citizens, a 5-year-old minor, and me — so we got to use the Courtesy Lane; that is, we didn’t have to secure an appointment and were able to just walk in.

Airport Immigration Requirements for Filipinos: A Checklist and the One Rule You Have to Remember

Airport Immigration Requirements for Filipinos: A Checklist and the One Rule You Have to Remember

♥ Since starting this blog, I’ve written a whole bunch of articles about the documents required by airport Immigration authorities for Filipinos who want to travel abroad. In those articles, I’ve tried to explain as clearly as possible what the basic requirements are and the […]

Silvergrass, a Sea of Flowers, and Hot Springs: A Private Guided Tour of Taipei

Silvergrass, a Sea of Flowers, and Hot Springs: A Private Guided Tour of Taipei

On our last day in Taipei, we went searching for silvergrass at Yangminshan National Park, waded into a sea of flowers at the Guandu Flower Festival, and had a wonderful soak in Taipei’s famous hot springs.