As part of the requirements needed for applying for the DSWD Minor Travel Clearance is a notarized affidavit of consent from parents. The letter must include: destination, date of intended travel, purpose, and name of companion/s. For a sample of affidavit of consent, please see below and hope this helps! (written by a single mom … Continue reading SAMPLE AFFIDAVIT OF CONSENT FOR DSWD MINOR TRAVEL CLEARANCE
Here's a 4-day Tokyo Japan Itinerary if you intend to travel with kids.
My four-year-old, who has been to 15 countries, is not camera shy. He has taken the same love for travel and storytelling as his mom and has made his own travel vlog! Come follow him on his Youtube Channel at Kid Friendly Travels with Caleb Danzo and don't forget to subscribe! Kid Friendly Travels with Caleb … Continue reading My child is a travel blogger, too
Wow! I can't believe my child is already turning 5 this year! Whew--Time flew fast. This meant, for a travel blogger mom, one thing: I have to renew his Philippine passport! One of my most popular blogs was the guide on How to apply for your baby's Philippine passport, which still gets 100+ number of … Continue reading How to Renew your Child’s Philippine Passport
I remember the feeling of traveling alone when I was only 16. Well it wasn't technically a solo trip--the rest of the family were already in Hong Kong and I had to follow after my finals--but I still remember the thrill of going to the airport, checking in my luggage, going through immigrations and finally … Continue reading How to Apply for DSWD Minor Travel Clearance in Cebu
Caleb had his first Disneyland experience as a baby, at 18 months old. Many would argue he was too young for Disneyland. Sure--he'll probably never remember most of it. Yes--maybe I could have waited when he was a little older. But if you have the opportunity, I'd still recommend parents to take their babies to Disneyland. I didn't care; Caleb … Continue reading Hong Kong Disneyland for Babies
4 countries, 10 cities, 2 continents. All before turning two years old.
Having your baby travel can touch a nerve to some. ‘He’ll hate travel when he grows up with all those tiring trips’, ‘he’ll get sick and you’ll regret it’, 'he won't remember much of it', etc. These sentiments do come from others who really care. In retrospect, I am not trying to raise a global nomad of sorts; I just want him to spend as much time with me as possible, to nurture the same passions—in travel, art, history, cultures, languages, the world.
Three weeks ago, I received a message from the awesome Fiona of Sunstar Weekend, asking if they could feature me and Caleb for their Mother's Day Issue. It never really dawned on me until that point: Oh right. I am a mom! I can't believe I forgot.