Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tōkyō Tochō) Observation Deck

The seat of Tokyo’s government, also known as Tōkyō Tochō, is also a favourite go-to place of travelers since the building’s two towers, North and South, both have observatories allows tourists to see Tokyo’s grand skyline.

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Apo Island made me value every drop of freshwater

The sunset at Apo Island (photo above), a marine protected area in Dumaguete City, Philippines is just breathtaking. Known for being a feeding ground of two sea turtle species in the Country, it caught the attention of a lot of local and foreign travelers. However, there’s more to Apo Island than what meets the eye.…

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Descended as a free diver to transcend my limits

Claiming that it’s an easy transition is a lie. The first time I tried to swim, without a life vest, was during the first time I took a free diving lesson. It was a three-tier program which includes traversing the rope down the 20-foot swimming pool with feet first, then head first, then the finale — attempting to dive. The first two steps were fine, the third tier of the program was a totally different discussion.

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Cape Bolinao Lighthouse

At Punta Piedro Point lies one of the most significant landmarks in Bolinao, Pangasinan. Facing the West Philippine Sea stands one of the oldest lighthouses in the Philippines — the Cape Bolinao Lighthouse.

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I lost my drone but not my dreams

When I lost my drone, instantaneously my heart turned heavy. However, I realized that I still am holding onto something that has much more weight than my heavy emotions.  

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Why you must visit Hiroshima

When we go for a vacation, our expectations always revolve around having full of wonder and enjoyment, which most of the time is achievable. However, very few destinations could meet that expectation while at the same time wrench your heart with so much pain that will later intensify into a source of an even much more inspiration.

Hiroshima, the historical prefecture that has been through hell and back,  did just that.

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How to apply for a Japan visa?

How much money should be in my account’s bank certificate? – For Japan, the ideal daily allowance per day is 6,000 JPY, approximately PhP 3,000. Multiply it by the number of days you’ll be in the country, then add your accommodation, airfare, and destination/theme park expenses — that should be the minimum amount available in your account.

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