Philippines Travel Itinerary

I want to travel with my friends, Lane and Jezzy, as much as possible. However, they will be visiting relatives on their own. So some of my plans are based on their. While at other times, I will be on my own. Cebu City July   6 Thu. Cebu, check-in Best Western Plus. No plans. July   7 Fri. Cebu – Hand out, event planned with Jezzy’s family. July   8 Sat. Cebu – Tour, TBD. Lane & Jezzy travel to a relative in the nearby hills. July   9 Sun. Cebu – Tour, TBD July 10 Mon. Cebu – Tour, TBD July 11 Continue Reading →

Renewing A Passport, May Be Easier Than You Think

My research online seemed to indicate that if I was renewing a passport, I needed to call a number to schedule an appointment at a Post Office to submit an application. I tried many, many times and could never get pass the message machine at this number. I finally  visited my closest post office in person hoping to move forward with this process. When I walked into the post office, there was a long line of people waiting for counter service. I pressed the buzzer at the parcel pick-up door, and waited. After about five minutes and another person pressing Continue Reading →

I Decided It Was Time To Reward Myself

I usually stay away from credit cards offering rewards. In fact I normally use a debit card. I know very well reward cards are designed in such a way as to temp the card holder to spend more money, and I don’t want the temptation. However, there are four reasons I decided to sign up for a Chase United Mileage Plus Explorer card. 1 United is the airline I chose to fly to the Philippines, because I am traveling with Friends who have already booked their air travel through United. 2 They offered 50,000 air miles for a new account. Continue Reading →