Where We All Go

Where We All Go

♥ ♥ Four weeks ago, as I was walking towards the Tuileries Garden, I fell in step and into conversation with a retired French schoolteacher. It actually started with him asking me if I was Japanese and when I said I was from the Philippines, 

How to Get A Schengen Visa Through the French Embassy (UPDATED 2017)

How to Get A Schengen Visa Through the French Embassy (UPDATED 2017)

The French embassy in the Philippines has entrusted processing of Schengen visa applications to VFS Global. Here’s what you need to know about the current procedure for getting a Schengen visa through the French embassy. See if you are one of the people allowed to apply directly to 

11 Days in Europe: Paris, Venice and Rome Sample Itinerary (and Insider Tips)

11 Days in Europe: Paris, Venice and Rome Sample Itinerary (and Insider Tips)

FEBRUARY 2022 – HEY EVERYONE! I’M TEMPORARILY PAUSING THIS SERVICE BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY UNCERTAINTIES RELATED TO TRAVEL AT THE MOMENT. BEST OF LUCK ON YOUR JOURNEYS AND REMEMBER TO APPRECIATE YOUR BLESSINGS. ♥ . * You know how it is. You’ve finally saved 

How to Tell If A Tour is Good Value or Not

How to Tell If A Tour is Good Value or Not

We break down an $850 11-day tour of France, Switzerland, and Italy — its real costs, pros and cons — and discuss the questions you have to ask before signing up for any tour. * Yesterday, a friend asked me to take a look at a tour 

Paris. Is. Possible.

Paris. Is. Possible.

On the third anniversary of my first ever European trip, I thought I’d go back to the basic, underlying message of this blog: you can do it too. And what better place to feature than Paris, where this love affair with travel (and writing about 

Sample Cover Letter for Schengen Visa Application at the French Embassy

Sample Cover Letter for Schengen Visa Application at the French Embassy

* A cover letter is one of the requirements when applying for a Schengen visa at the French embassy. In the letter, you’re supposed to explain the purpose of your trip and your proposed day-to-day itinerary. If you’re applying for a visa and you need some ideas