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.
♥ 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 […]
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.
Various legends surround the origin of sky lanterns in Taiwan. One says that a well-known general, surrounded by foes in a desperate battle, once used sky lanterns to call for help from allies beyond the enemy’s perimeter.
Our Edison Tours “Taipei Night Tour” started at the infamous snake alley & ended with an enormous delicious dinner at the Taipei 101 branch of Din Tai Fung.
Our Edison Tours “Chiufen Village & Northeast Coast Tour” included a stop at Jiufen, an old gold mining town famous for lantern-lined streets & tea houses.