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LOCKDOWN IN LATIN AMERICA DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

It’s now day 80 since the lockdown in Argentina started. I am now reminiscing the time when the world was still normal; when all I could think of was just traveling around Southern Latin America and acquiring the necessary visas.… Continue Reading…


PARAGUAY VISA APPLICATION IN FOZ DO IGUAÇU, BRAZIL

Filipinos, and many other nationalities will need a Paraguay visa before entering this landlocked country in Southern Latin America. I had a hard time planning for it at first because there is almost ZERO reliable information online. But worry not!… Continue Reading…


INTERESTING THINGS TO DO IN SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

Sao Paulo is comparable to other megacities in the world – overpopulated, busy, and crazy. Many people mistake it for the capital of Brazil (nope, it’s Brasilia bub), but Sao Paulo’s importance to the country cannot be matched because it… Continue Reading…


HOW TO APPLY FOR A CHILE VISA ONLINE

I am already halfway on my life goal to visit some of the best spots around the world. In the last 7 years or so since I started traveling, I visited some of my dream destinations. However, there are still… Continue Reading…


HOW TO APPLY FOR AN URUGUAY VISA

If you ask someone back home where Uruguay is, I am 100% certain that they won’t know. It is a country nestled in the southern part of South America, surrounded by Argentina and Brazil, and facing the Atlantic Ocean. Since… Continue Reading…


HOW TO APPLY FOR AN ARGENTINA E-VISA

Argentina is a country that is close to my heart. I used to manage some Argentinean accounts when I was still working as an A/R collector back in the Philippines, and since I am traveling in Latin America now, I… Continue Reading…


TOP THINGS TO DO IN BELO HORIZONTE

Belo Horizonte or BH (pronounced as Beh-Agá) is the capital of Minas Gerais, one of Brazil’s largest states. Many travelers often overlook this city in favor of nearby Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, but in my opinion, they are… Continue Reading…


BORDER CROSSING: HONDURAS TO NICARAGUA

As I mentioned on a previous blog, I decided to leave Honduras immediately after the protest against President Juan Orlando Hernandez escalated. I planned to stay for at least a week there, but I was afraid that the situation will… Continue Reading…


US VISA APPLICATION IN MANILA

Date of application: March 2018 The US visa is perhaps one of the hardest visas to get, not only because you need a good travel profile in order to increase your chance of getting it, but also due to the… Continue Reading…


CENTRAL AMERICA FOOD TRIP

If you ask someone if they know any food from Central America, I am sure their answer will be limited to tortillas, beans, and tacos. It is not surprising, as these dishes are often labeled as the representatives of Latin… Continue Reading…