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Showing posts from September, 2016

Making Sense of the Waze Report Tagging Cebu as the World's Worst City to Drive

First and foremost, let me give a little background of myself. I was born in Bulacan, studied college in Manila for five years, graduated in  2007, moved to Cebu the same year and stayed in the city for about nine years now. Every year, I travel to Manila and Davao at least twice. I'm also a long time user of Waze App. What I'm trying to establish here is: I know what I'm saying. Driving in Cebu. So, there's this latest buzz about a report from Waze tagging Cebu City (or likely Metro Cebu) as the worst city to drive at. Looking closely at the published report, the famous Google traffic app uses the following indices to rank the cities: Traffic – Density and severity Quality – Road quality and infrastructure  Road Safety – Density of accidents, road hazards and weather  Driver Services – Access to gas stations and easy parking  Socio Economic – Access to cars and impact of gas prices  Wazeyness - Happiness and helpfulness of the Waze community (as measure

How to Apply for a Korean Visa here in the Philippines?

This article will give you basic information on how to apply for a Korean visa. Korean Visa Stamp - Image by Wikipedia Commons Where is the Korean Embassy/Consulate? In Metro Manila, here's the address of the embassy: 122 Upper McKinley Road, McKinley Town Center, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig city 1634, Philippines In Cebu City, here's the address of the consulate: 12th Floor Chinabank Corporate Center, Lot 2, Samar Loop Cor. Road 5, Cebu Business Park, Mabolo, Cebu City Phone numbers and email addresses can be found here: Korean Embassy Contact Information How Much is the Visa?  59 days (or less) stay in Korea -- GRATIS (FREE) 60 to 90 days stay in Korea --1800 Pesos So if you just want to tour Korea in 59 days or less, you can have a visa for FREE!