Australia Visa in One Day

Australia Visa Grant

So I stumbled upon my Australia visa e-mail notice and apparently it was around this time last year when I lodged my application (a year and five days, to be exact). And the visa? Granted just a day after it. As paranoid as I usually am when it comes to visa applications (after getting denied when I first applied for one for Japan), I mustered all the requirements that I could, thinking that it would minimize the possibility of additional requirements from being asked. And I think it paid off.

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Hail, Hinugtan Beach!

Chillin' like a villain

Ever since I went to Antique and Boracay via 2GO Travel last year, I have always thought that Panay is easily accessible even just over the weekend. If you’re working on a day shift in Metro Manila, you just have to work undertime on a Friday to catch the vessel at nine o’clock and go half-day on Monday. The vessel may arrive quite early in the morning but there’s still the bus ride and, well, it’s supposed to be a manic day. And so when June was approaching, I just thought that I’d bite one last summer escape for the year.

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