How to Apply for Korean VISA Part 2 (Embassy Application)

Here’s everything you need and don’t need to do: Double check your requirements.  Do this even if you’re sure you have everything ready. Again, paste your photos beforehand. If you’re the representative and applying for your family, you have extra requirements to take care of so it’s best to put them all in a nice envelope to keep them secure and just take them out when it’s your turn to get a number. Go to the Embassy early. I suggest you take a Grab/Uber if you plan on commuting. If you will bring a car, crank Waze on. The Embassy is just somewhat behind SM Aura along C5 road. You will know you’re there if you see a number of […]

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Korean Visa Application: A Detailed Guide for Filipinos (Part 1)

Dreaming to step foot in South Korea? Well, first things first. Seeing that many people have been scouring blogs after blogs and asking around for directions on how to apply–and get approved– a Korean VISA, I decided to pitch in a little and write a guide of my own. Here, I’ll give a step-by-step detailed guide and try to cover the most basic and even the wildest questions I had when we were applying. Let’s start! Prepare Ahead Yes, just like with anything, preparation is key. Note that single entry Korean VISA has a validity of 3 months from approval period so you don’t have to apply way before your planned travel date. Safest bet would be a month before.  […]

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How to Travel from Seoul to Busan via Bus

Thanks to the highly acclaimed Korean thriller movie Train to Busan, we now all know that the best and probably the most classic way to get to Busan from Seoul is through the Korean Train Express (KTX) or their very own bullet train. However, if you’re like us who travels on a budget then the bus is the way to go. It’s 1/3 of the price of the KTX and can still get to the destination in 4 hours or less! Why visit Busan? While Busan is getting more and more traction these days, there are still plenty of travelers who have yet to find it truly worth a visit. Why? I’m not entirely sure. But  for me, booking a […]

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