Philippines Marriage Visa – 13a

So you’re lucky enough to wed a Filipino. What’s next? If you intend to stay in the Philippines, you’ll want to get a 13a marriage visa. A 13a visa not only gives you permanent residents, but you’re also exempt from work visas.  A 13a permanent visa never needs renewal. That’s why immigration calls it permanent. … Read more

Philippines Work Visa

There are several types of work visas in the Philippines. Usually, a person gets hired by a company, and the company helps the employee process the work visa.  It’s challenging to get a job as a foreigner in the Philippines, and some would say downright impossible. Your skill set needs to be so different that … Read more

Philippines 10 Day Vacation

My first visit to the Philippines was a 10-day vacation. It’s incredible how much history is in the Manila area alone. Museums, Jeeps, Tricycles, Kalesa’s (horse carriage), Mall’s, Spanish Forts, and cathedrals. Oh, and a volcano. There were a few drawbacks, including the pollution, overcrowding, noise, and traffic, but I had a great time overall. … Read more

Bokksu – A taste of Japan

Bokksu delivers to your door the experience of tasting authentic Japanese snacks, candies, and teas sourced directly from centuries-old small family businesses. What’s Included: • 20–24 SNACKS & TEA• SNACK BOOKLET • ALLERGEN INFO STARTING AT $39.95 Free shipping from Japan! We source traditional to modern snacks, and even partner directly with centuries-old family makers to create new … Read more

Trip.com Review – Customers’ interest is our top priority?

Trip.com is an online international travel agency. With headquarters in Singapore, Trip.com helps over 400 million users worldwide. It’s safe to say that the company is doing something right because the numbers are impressive. That’s why I’m doing a Trip.com review. The company provides its users with a website and app that provides booking services. … Read more

Philippines Follow-Up Doctor Visit

A typical Philippines doctor visit is short unless the patient asks several questions. My first follow-up visit to the hospital’s outpatient area didn’t take long and was a pleasant experience.  The doctor was in a good mood and gave me great news.  Some readers wanted a follow-up on my health issue, and I wanted them … Read more

Home Demolition in Japan

Most homes in Japan are small, compact, and built anywhere one can create. I have seen houses with a wide front tapering to a v at the back. It doesn’t take much to do a home demolition in Japan.  Contractors don’t use any machines. In America and some other countries, large machinery or explosives are … Read more