PinoyOnTheRoad Travel Confessions

I have second thoughts sharing this one. I never make confessions. It scares me a lot. Now this is scary. I am a late bloomer traveler. Believe it or not, it was only in 2009 that I first traveled as a ‘tourist/traveler’ sort-of-thing. I was then 30 years […]

PinoyOnTheRoad Turns 2!

This August, this blog (pinoyontheroad.com) is turning 2 and as a way of celebrating, I am giving away some stuff from my Starbucks collection! Mechanics: 1. Visit pinoyontheroad.com 2. Leave a comment on any post 3. That’s it! Remarks: 1. One (1) comment made in any post is […]

The Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order

Having a Japan Visa on hand, my next concern is to purchase a Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order. The Japan Rail Exchange Order is the document one receives from FedEx after making a purchase online. JR Pass is obtained once you exchange the JR Exchange Order upon arrival […]

How To Apply for a Japan Visa

Filipinos are required to obtain Japan Visa prior to arrival in the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. Application for a Japan Visa can be lodged to any of their accredited travel agencies. Japan Visa is free, however service charge is being collected by their accredited agencies. Different agencies […]

Dubai Travel Guide for First Time Travelers

About the Place Dubai is one of the 7 Emirates that makes up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is also the most populated and economically progressive emirate of the country. As an emerging global city, Dubai’s main source of economic activities are tourism, aviation and financial services. Surprisingly, […]

Phuket Travel Guide for First Time Travelers

About the Place Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and is considered the most economically progressive province of the Kingdom. It is located in the southern part of the country and is closer to Malaysia than Bangkok – the country’s capital. The main source of economic activity in Phuket […]

Charms of Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane is a common destination for backpackers in South East Asia. Many say that there is not much to see and do in Vientiane as others make this place only as a stop over before heading to Luang Prabang.  Whatever it is, I find Vientiane interesting and worth […]