• Seoul,  Seoulful Encounters 2017,  South Korea,  Travel

    The Ultimate Guide To Getting A Korean Visa For Filipinos [Updated: September 2018]

    This is the Ultimate Guide to Getting A Korean Visa For Filipinos. Yes, applications should now be coursed through Embassy-designated travel agencies. But, the requirements are essentially the same. So, this guide, as updated, is still very much important and relevant. My only wish is that you would take time to read everything before you ask questions. This post is the most visited and the most active post in my blog ever since I first wrote about it in 2012. Six years later, and after many updates, it’s still here and very much relevant. If you want to jump directly to my posts about South Korea, you can visit it…

  • South Korea,  Travel

    Extraordinary Jeju Island

    Jeju Island is arguably the most beautiful place in Korea. It’s not called the “island of the gods” for nothing. Jeju Island was created entirely from volcanic eruptions that happened some 2 million years ago and is considered as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. The island contains the natural World Heritage Site Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes. It’s the largest island and is a preferred holiday destination in Korea. It has gorgeous beaches and lush countryside, the hiking routes are well-mapped and have clear signages, there is an efficient bus system that connects the whole island, food is great, hotels and resorts offer top-notch service for…

  • Seoul,  South Korea,  Travel

    New Korean Visa Requirements for Filipinos

      I have updated my Getting a Korean Visa blog post to include the new Korean Visa requirements for Filipinos which took effect last March 1, 2015. The requirements are not exactly new but more like a clarification and/or an expansion of existing requirements. For those of you who are traveling to Seoul, please take note of these requirements and hop on to my blog post and comments section thereof to know more.

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