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How to Apply for a Taiwan Visa Online

I’m often thrilled when I don’t go through so much hassle in applying for a visa. As a a Philippine passport holder, it’s always a pain in the butt to apply for a visa to many countries I want to visit.

Except in the case of Taiwan.

The Taiwanese government allows nationals from the Philippines, India, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam who holds a valid resident/visitor visa from the US, Canada, Japan, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Schengen Agreement countries to obtain a visa or a travel certificate online without going to any consulate. This particular visa can also be single entry granted it hasn’t been used yet to enter the country it was issued for and it hasn’t expired.

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Hwaseong Fortress, South Korea



Hwaseong Fortress, Suwong

I have been to Seoul, South Korea before. Mr Z hasn’t. So he designed an off the beaten path trail for me so I don’t repeat things I’ve seen before.

We went to the Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, a suburb of Seoul.

Hwaseong Fortress is a walled town built during the famous Joseon Dynasty in Korea (1329-1910). You can see this is many Korean drama series.It was built to show one of the King Jeongjo’s loyalty towards his father, Prince Sado. Continue reading