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Crypto.com Review, Pros, Cons: International Visa Card for Digital Nomads & Travelers
Crypto.com Review, Pros, Cons: International Visa Card for Digital Nomads & Travelers

If you're interested in Crypto.com, chances are you are already familiar with cryptocurrencies. However, this review will not focus on the crypto side of Crypto.com such as their trading platform but will focus on the usability of their product in our daily financial transactions. As a digital nomad, I've been looking for ways to be cost effective

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11 Jun 2021 10 MIN READ

Common Philippine Immigration Interview Questions to Non-OFWs | Tourism & Meeting a Foreign Partner

The Philippines

Common Philippine Immigration Interview Questions to Non-OFWs | Tourism & Meeting a Foreign Partner

Going through Philippine Immigration can feel like going through a job interview. And some say it's a matter of luck because there are some super strict Immigration Officials and some who won't even ask a single question. It can be stressful when you do not know what to expect but it doesn't have to be if you're prepared and clear with your travel

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09 Jun 2021 5 MIN READ

Filipino Repatriation India to Philippines via Navy Ship for 39 days | May to June 2020 Part 2 of 2

The Philippines

Filipino Repatriation India to Philippines via Navy Ship for 39 days | May to June 2020 Part 2 of 2

Filipino Repatriation India to Philippines via Navy Ship for 39 days | May to June 2020 Part 2 of 2 Part 1 Delhi to Cochin 3 days by land This video is the 2nd part of my repatriation experience in 2020 when India went on lockdown due to the pandemic. There were no flights and our only option was to get in the military ship. After traveling for 3

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08 Jun 2021 1 MIN READ

Stranded Filipino Repatriation from India to Philippines Part 1 of 2 | Delhi to Cochin  | May 2020

India

Stranded Filipino Repatriation from India to Philippines Part 1 of 2 | Delhi to Cochin | May 2020

We were stranded in India last year after several months of traveling. India has one of the strictest lockdowns in the world and there wasn't a warning. They only advised of a day of experimental curfew and they suddenly went on lockdown canceling all flights. No flights were allowed except those arranged by embassies. We were only a few Filipino t

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05 Jun 2021 1 MIN READ

List of DOH-BOQ Stringent & Mandatory Quarantine Hotels with Estimated Price 2021 | NAIA

Metro Manila

List of DOH-BOQ Stringent & Mandatory Quarantine Hotels with Estimated Price 2021 | NAIA

As of May 2021, returning Filipinos and eligible foreigners entering the Philippines are required 10 days of hotel quarantine and an RT PCR test on the 7th day.  If tested negative, quarantine should be continued at home for another 4 days. The list below has been updated based on the DOH inspected facilities list as of 27 May 2021. You can cross c

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02 Jun 2021 14 MIN READ

Outbound Travel Requirements for Filipino Non-OFW during the Pandemic May 2021
Outbound Travel Requirements for Filipino Non-OFW during the Pandemic May 2021

Traveling Internationally as a Filipino Non-OFW? Make sure you prepare these. ✔️Requirement Checklist ✔️BOI (Bureau of Immigration) Declaration Form to be signed by airline staff ✔️Travel Medical Insurance with COVID19 Coverage For affordable insurance, I recommend either SafetyWing for most countries or Provisit-Visum by Dr-Walter for Germany boun

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29 May 2021 3 MIN READ

Affordable Travel Health Insurance for Schengen Tourist, Visit, Student & Au Pair Visa I Germany

Germany

Affordable Travel Health Insurance for Schengen Tourist, Visit, Student & Au Pair Visa I Germany

One of the most common questions I get regarding Schengen visa application is getting the right insurance. Why? Because the wrong insurance can lead to a visa denial. (Ouch!) A Schengen visa application requires you to get an insurance that meets their requirements such as having a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, an insurance that would be availabl

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21 Apr 2021 5 MIN READ

Starting the Digital Nomad Life in my 30s
Starting the Digital Nomad Life in my 30s

I have dreamed of traveling the world full time since my 20s but I got busy with my corporate career and post grad studies. I didn't realize a decade has passed since that dream was planted. And when I reached my 30s, I told myself to be content with working, saving, traveling for a few weeks and then going back to my life as a corporate employee.

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14 Apr 2021 6 MIN READ

Digital Nomad Jobs and Where to Find Work
Digital Nomad Jobs and Where to Find Work

A laptop and a stable internet connection are all you need to get started as a Digital Nomad. Absolutely not! You also need a job that pays. There’s a lot of jobs out there waiting for you but the question is… Can you take your work anywhere? One of the most common question I get is what kind of job should one get ...and an equally important questi

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30 Mar 2021 11 MIN READ

Non-OFW Return Procedure at NAIA & List of Quarantine Hotels 2021| My Experience From DE to PH

Metro Manila

Non-OFW Return Procedure at NAIA & List of Quarantine Hotels 2021| My Experience From DE to PH

May 2021 Update: The Philippines now require 10 days of hotel quarantine + 4 days of home quarantine, if you test negative. RT PCR test will be administered on the 7th day from the previous 6th day.List of Quarantine Hotels has been updated as of 27 May 2021 DOH inspected facilities. Jump on the Table of Contents.June 2021 Update: Shorter hotel qu

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04 Mar 2021 16 MIN READ

Amazing Sunrise at Jal Mahal "Water Palace"

Jaipur

Amazing Sunrise at Jal Mahal "Water Palace"

Amazing Sunrise at Jal Mahal "Water Palace" in Rajasthan, India. Jal Mahal is a palace in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. There is no entrance fee and has one of the best sunrise view near Jaipur with so many birds singing. It's a good starting point if you plan to see other sites in Jaipur such as the Amer Fort. This video was taken on February 2020

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25 Feb 2021 0 MIN READ

Jaipur's Tourist Attractions on a Budget | Pink Stepwell, Albert Hall & White Marble Temple

Jaipur

Jaipur's Tourist Attractions on a Budget | Pink Stepwell, Albert Hall & White Marble Temple

Time Stamp 0:00 Pink Stepwell (FREE) 1:05 Albert Hall (Not free but included in the Composite Ticket) 2:44 Birla Mandir Temple/ White Marble Temple (FREE but be mindful of the religious ceremonies. It is not a tourist place. Outside the temple is a good place to watch the sunset and hear the Hindu prayers) Royalty Free Music from Bensound https:/

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23 Feb 2021 0 MIN READ