Carabao Island, locally known as Hambil, is a stone’s throw away from the famous Boracay Island, about an hour away from Caticlan, Aklan. It boasts the same powdery, white sand but is more tranquil and clean!
Updated on April 21, 2017: Starting June 1, Taiwan will be visa-free for Filipinos for a year.
Almost a month ago I wandered through Taiwan with three good old folks from college. It would’ve been my second overseas trip this year had I been granted a Japan visa last July. Getting rejected on my very first visa application turned out traumatizing that I had to read multiple blogs and consolidate all the requirements the authors stated for this trip. My pessimism even worsened when my friends started getting Australian, US, and Schengen visas. Fortunately, in the end, I was granted with my first (of many, hopefully). Listed below are the requirements I prepared. You can only guess which ones made the cut.
So my mom and I decided to have our US visas renewed upon learning that Donald Trump might be the next US president. He has spewed several racist remarks, which made us think that getting a tourist visa could be difficult under his administration.