Makati is certainly not the most attractive place in the country, although it may be the least unpleasant spot in Manila, and since it is very likely that at some point we will have to go through the city, we will have to do something during the hours or days we spend here. Continue reading “MAKATI: DANGERS, WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO SLEEP, EAT, PARTY AND GO SHOPPING”
Recommendations on when to go to Puerto Princesa are extensive throughout Palawan: Continue reading “PUERTO PRINCESA: WHEN TO GO, WHERE TO EAT AND SLEEP, DANGERS AND ANNOYANCES”
Almost any country has its more or less black legends. Without mentioning the stereotypes, that “in Spain it is always warm” or that “in Thailand they put drugs in your suitcase” is something that everyone has ever told us; it is true that legends usually have a basis of reality, either because what happened was once isolated time and was generalized later, or because it was something that used to happen and stopped doing it. If there is a country that takes the cake in terms of legends, that is China, and it is for the second reason: there are many things that until recently were true and no longer are, or at least, are not so much as before. Continue reading “THINGS AND FACTS THAT WERE TRUE IN CHINA AND NO LONGER ARE (OR AT LEAST NOT THAT MUCH)”
In those gigantic countries where the main points of interest are hundreds, if not thousands of kilometers away from each other, knowing how to choose when to go can mean the difference between a magnificent experience or a hellish journey. Continue reading “WHEN TO GO, AND WHEN NOT TO GO TO CHINA”
The information in this article is subject to rapid change, requirements vary in months or a few years time and according to the applicant’s nationality. These are the procedures to obtain it as of July 2018 for citizens of 51 countries: Continue reading “TOURIST VISA FOR CHINA”
- I was here on June 20, 2018.
- Time needed: 2 hours are more than enough.
- My score: starting from 3/5, since it depends on how many Greco-Roman ruins you’ve seen before.
If you have seen few, Ephesus will impress you very much, they are the best that exist. Continue reading “EPHESUS”