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Philippine Holidays 2023

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It's 2023! Are you planning for your own adventure in the Philippines this year?  Check out this list of Philippine holidays for the year 2023 so that you could book your flights early. Philippine Holidays 2023 Holidays and Observances in the Philippines in 2023 Date   Name Type 1 Jan Sunday New Year's Day Regular Holiday   22 Jan Sunday Lunar New Year's Day Special Non-working Holiday   23 Jan Monday First Philippine Republic Day Special Working Public Holiday   18 Feb Saturday Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj Common local holiday   25 Feb Saturday People Power Anniversary Special Non-working Holiday   21 Mar Tuesday March Equinox Season   6 Apr Thursday Maundy Thursday Regular Holiday   7 Apr Friday Good Friday Regular Holiday   8 Apr Saturday Black Saturday Special Non-working Holiday   9 Apr Sunday Easter Sunday Observance   9 Apr Sunday The Day of Valor Regular Holiday   22 Apr Saturday Eidul-Fitar Regular Holiday   1 May Monday Labor Day Regular Holiday   12 Jun Monday

Avoid Offloading with these 10 Practical Tips

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Avoid Offloading with these 10 Practical Tips In the past weeks, I have read numerous horror stories about passengers being offloaded from their flights or being denied entry to their destination countries. I want to share with you some practical tips to avoid being offloaded but first let’s define the word. Offloaded A person who is involuntarily barred from boarding a commercial airplane A person who is involuntarily removed from the plane after he/she has already boarded Baggage that is removed from a flight because the owners failed to show up or board the plane on time. With that, let’s answer the big question – How does one avoid being offloaded from their flight? Let’s begin with some tips pre-flight. Pre-flight tips to avoid offloading: Prepare your documents. Prepare all necessary documents before going to the airport. If it’s an international flight, make sure to bring your passport with you. This should be valid until your return flight. In case your trip needs a visa and t

Otaru City Budget Day Tour Itinerary

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Having recently explored Otaru City on a tight budget successfully, I wanted to share with you my day tour itinerary so that you can save time and effort in planning your trip.  Otaru City Budget Day Tour Itinerary Disclaimer: 1. Transportation from your accommodation going to Otaru Station is  not included  in this itinerary. 2. The accommodation budget is also not included. 3. The exploration time in a place is pegged at an hour per destination. However, you may opt to cut it shorter or stay longer.  4. It is also assumed that you are traveling light. Otaru City Budget Day Tour Itinerary Otaru City Walking Course 8:30AM   Estimated time of arrival at  Otaru Station  from  Sapporo Station .   8:35AM   Since you’re quite early and most nearby destinations are still closed, you can spend a few minutes taking photos with  Otaru Station’s Welcome Bell . You can also visit the Otaru Station Tourist Information Center and ask for a map of Otaru City.   8:50AM   From the station, walk towar

Pokemon Manhole Covers in Hokkaido

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Pokemon Manhole Covers in Hokkaido Hokkaido is the largest prefecture in Japan. It should be no surprise that it is one of the prefectures with the most number of Pokefuta  or Pokemon Manhole Covers . It currently has 35.  The Pokemon Manhole Covers in Hokkaido Prefecture features vulpix in both the original and the Alolan form as its main pokemon. Since I "collect" manholes, the Pokefutas add a different challenge to my goal of taking photos of all the manhole covers here in Hokkaido.  For this article, I'll be posting photos of the Pokemon Manhole Covers in Hokkaido and also show you where they can be found.  These are the Pokefutas that I have taken photos of in Hokkaido: Asahikawa Pokemon Manhole Cover Location: Asahikawa Roadside Station ( Map ) Visited: May 14, 2022 Teshio Pokemon Manhole Cover Location:  Teshio Roadside Station ( Map ) Visited:  August 12, 2022 Toyotomi Pokemon Manhole Cover Location:  Toyotomi Settlement Support Center Flat Kita ( Map ) Visite

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