#MargaGoeSolo: A Trip of Healing (Hokkaido, Japan 2016)

Warning: This isn’t just a travel guide. This entry is about my spiritual journey. So read on if you want to know how I became a stronger person and how I dealt with the obstacles I have faced. Finally had the time to write about my #MargaGoeSolo trip! Read about how I got to Sapporo…

Japan Adventure Video

Finally uploaded my Japan video. This is long overdue because I was so busy with work. I went to Osaka, Kyoto, and Nara. Kindly read my previous blog entries to know more about my itinerary, budget, and reviews.  Hope  you enjoy the video! How much does it cost to go to Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto for…

How much does it cost to go to Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto for 7 days?

Some people say that Japan is a very expensive country but after my trip I realized that it is very affordable. It really depends on what you want to do and what city you want to visit. According to my friends, Tokyo is more expensive than Osaka but I haven’t really gone to Tokyo therefore…

Nara Deer Park and Halloween in Dotonburi (Japan Day 6)

Nara Deer Park How to get there? Alight at Umeda station and from there, ride the JR line to Nara. Train to Nara: 800 yen one way Travel time: 1 hour from Osaka Entrance Fee: NONE! 8:00AM Left for Nara Unlike Kyoto, Nara is smaller and its main attraction is walking distance from the station….

Kyoto Japan: Temple Hopping (Day 5)

How to get to Kyoto? Go to Umeda station and ride the JR line to Kyoto One-way price: 580 Yen It was my first time to get lost because I hopped on the wrong train. Luckily, I asked a man for help and he was kind enough to tell me where to get down.  Always…

Kaiyukan Aquarium and Dotonburi (Japan Day 4)

Kaiyukan Aquarium How to get to the Kaiyukan Aquarium: Get down Osakako station (C11) Fee: 2300 for adults   Children will definitely enjoy Kaiyukan so I suggest you bring them there. I was kind of disappointed because I expected a lot. Sadly, it wasn’t the best aquarium I have seen. If I were to rank…

Osaka Castle and Taikoen Garden (Japan Day 3)

Rode the train for the very first time and I was actually really nervous because I didn’t know how to use the machine. Luckily, I overheard two Filipinos talking so I approached them and asked for help. They were nice enough to teach me how to operate it. They even accompanied me in the train….

Day 2: Universal Studios Japan (Osaka)

Ticket Price: 7000 Yen   When I went to Universal Studios Singapore, I made sure to get an express pass so that I may experience all the rides. I was thinking of getting an express pass in Universal Studios Japan however, it was too pricey and its terms weren’t the same as the one of…

Where to stay in Osaka, Japan? (Day 1)

  I flew PAL going to Japan and unfortunately my flight was delayed thus I wasn’t able to do anything on my first night. I was too tired. I stayed in Hyatt Regency Hotel which is right beside Nakafuto station. I do not recommend this hotel if you are on a budget because it’s very pricey….

How to get to Osaka from Manila: Jetstar Review

After getting my one way ticket from PAL using Mabuhay Miles, I had to immediately look for an airline who was selling affordable tickets from Osaka to Manila. Luckily, I was able to buy a ticket from Jetstar which cost only 6,000 pesos. For those who are not familiar with the airline, Jetstar is a…