PHOTOBLOG: Hong Kong Day Two (2010)

** Hong Kong Disneyland. See my blog here > Disneyland: Down the Memory Lane 6:00 AM – Gising! 7:30 AM – Bfast at KFC (un lng kc ang malapit..no choice hehe) 8:00 AM – Left for Disneyland. Took MTR to Sunny Bay 9:00 AM – Arrived at Disneyland! Pichur! pichur! […]


PHOTOBLOG: Hong Kong Day One (2010)

**  The Peak, Sky Terrace, Maddam Tassauds, Avenue of Stars 6:00 AM – Checked-in at airport 7:55 AM – ETD from NAIA Terminal 3 9:55 AM – ETA at Hong Kong International Airport 10:00 AM – Baggage / Immigration 10:30 AM – Bought Octopus Card (for MTR/Buses) 12:00 NN – […]


DFA Authentication a.k.a. Red Ribbon-ing

  The DFA authentication attest to the genuineness of the signature appearing on the attached certification for the purpose of identifying a specific document and giving credence to the official acts of the notary public or certifying officer thereon for use, if and when required, as instrument of evidence in […]


Entry and Residence Procedure (TEV) in The Netherlands 1

After passing the Basisexamen Inburgering Examen (Dutch Civic Integration Exam), I am now faced with another paperworks to be done. Before 1 June 2013, everyone who needed a provisional residence permit (MVV) to enter the Netherlands had to apply for it outside the Netherlands and then, on their arrival, apply […]


Passing the Dutch Civic Integration Exam 4

Last Thursday, August 7, I took my Civic Integration exam in the Netherlands Embassy, Makati City. This is an exam that most non-EU citizen must take and pass in order to get that “residence permit” so they could live and stay in The Netherlands with their Dutch partner. I had […]


Things to do in Antwerp, Belgium 1

If you are planning to go to Antwerp anytime soon, here is my suggested list of things to do, a mixture of popular and not-so-popular. Visit the Central Station     At first glance you’ll think it’s a Cathedral. The place is so huge, beautiful and immaculate. One of the […]


Big Sigh in Versailles

My initial impression of France was that it was dirty and smelled of urine and alcohol; it was not at all the city I had heard so many people rave about. Then I went to Versailles, and finally felt this is the glamorous Paris I understood Paris to be.   […]


How Paris Broke My Heart

  When you travel, there are places you’d return to and those you wouldn’t. We all have places and destinations that speak to us in some way. That’s just part of traveling. Paris is indeed every traveler’s dream destination. For anyone coming from a third world country, visiting a European […]


Agoda.com shows best, worst times to book hotel rooms

A recent study revealed the best and worst times to book rooms during the year. Agoda.com announced on Thursday the results of its latest Travel Smart Study, which is based on data from hundreds of guests who used the hotel booking website in 2013, covering room prices at 25 of […]


A Taste of “Suite” Life

It was our first day as Mr. and Mrs. Hooff so Dennis thought of splurging a bit for our “post-honeymoon”. Due to time constraints, we didn’t have any preparation on where to have our honeymoon. So we just opt to check in and have a small and intimate celebration. Since […]