One challenging part when it comes to applying for visa--whether to Europe, Canada, US or UK--is the requirement of submitting flight bookings / reservations. If you look at my visa application guides, you will see that this is a specific requirement for most countries in EU area: France Schengen Visa Guide, Norway Schengen Visa Guide,… Continue reading How to Get Flight Reservations for Visa Applications for Filipinos
January 8, 2020THE HONORABLE CONSULEMBASSY OF ITALY6/F Zeta II Bldg. 191 Salcedo StreetLegaspi Village, Makati CityDear Sir / Madam I am _____________, Filipino passport holder of ____________ would like to apply for a Schengen visa for my purpose of visiting the EU for two weeks. I am applying through your honorable consulate. The primary purpose… Continue reading SAMPLE COVER LETTER TO ITALIAN CONSULATE FOR SCHENGEN VISA *UPDATED* 2020
September 8, 2019The Honorable Consul16F Pacific Star Bldg.Makati Ave. corner Sen. Gil Puyat Ext. Makati City, Philippines 1200 To Madame/Monsieur, I would like to apply for a Schengen visa for my purpose of visiting France for 5 days from January 6-11, 2020. I am applying through your honorable consulate as France is the only country… Continue reading SAMPLE COVER LETTER TO FRENCH CONSULATE FOR SCHENGEN VISA
Read on to know how to apply for Schengen visa for Iceland in the Philippines.
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've been to the US a few times for travel, but to actually study and live there is a completely new experience. I already have a valid US tourist visa, but as a student you still need to apply for a US student visa (either a J-1 or an F-1) to study or do an… Continue reading Easy Step-by-Step Guide: How to Apply for US F-1 Visa in the Philippines
Help! I lost my Philippine passport! Losing a passport is one of the most stressful things that could happen to a traveler, especially when abroad. In fact, it is also one of my biggest fears (gasp!)--I can imagine the headache and the hassle you have to go through, as well as the change of plans and expenses you will… Continue reading What if I lost my Philippine passport?
Good news: we aren't so archaic anymore--you can now apply for your Philippine passport online! Passport application is now made faster and more convenient for everyone. I was never a morning person, nor am I the most patient human being--so this is very good news for me! Horray--no more long queues at midnight! I. How to Apply… Continue reading How to apply for your Philippine passport online in Cebu
To make it easier for my readers, here are sample travel documents that you can craft and revise for your own applications.
If you are like me in many ways: 1. you have a special someone, 2. you want to see Paris with that special someone, and 3. you have a Philippine passport; read on how I got my Schengen visa.