5 IDs You Must Have This Year

This year, make it your resolution to always have a valid, government-issued ID in your possession all the time. And while you’re at it, why not make it your goal to complete these five IDs before the end of the first month of the year? Here’s the list of IDs, where you can get them,Continue reading “5 IDs You Must Have This Year”

Should Married Women Keep Their Maiden Last Name?

It’s all over the news yesterday, right? The House of Representatives has approved the bill that will allow married women to keep their maiden last names — totally not adapting their husband’s last name — in their IDs and other transactions. I personally thought this was a “given” — I was actually surprised that itContinue reading “Should Married Women Keep Their Maiden Last Name?”

How To Get A TIN Even If You Are Unemployed

You can get your very own Tax Identification Number (TIN). Actually, you ARE supposed to get your TIN before your very first job. Your TIN is needed for tax filing and payment and is your proof that you are a taxpayer. You will also be asked to present your TIN when transacting with government agencies,Continue reading “How To Get A TIN Even If You Are Unemployed”

Arrival Policies For Filipinos and Foreigners Coming From “Green List” and “Yellow List” Countries

Our borders shall be opened for residents of “Green List” and “Yellow List” countries. What are these countries? Here’s the list: American Samoa Bhutan Chad China (Mainland) Comoros Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Federated States of Micronesia Guinea Guinea-Bissau Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China) India Indonesia Japan Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan MalawiContinue reading “Arrival Policies For Filipinos and Foreigners Coming From “Green List” and “Yellow List” Countries”

The DOT Hotline Number For Travel Restrictions

Are you already as confused as I am trying to remember the different restrictions and requirements when traveling to different areas in our country? When border restrictions started easing up one after another, I was only focused on Baguio City because that’s where most of our relatives live and is our only destination during holidaysContinue reading “The DOT Hotline Number For Travel Restrictions”

Philippine Tourist Destinations That Are Now Open For Domestic Travelers

Blink if you missed traveling 🙂 Good news because most Philippine destinations have now opened their borders to welcome fully vaccinated individuals. Ang saya! I myself was in Baguio during the first week of November and it truly was refreshing to be away from the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila. There weren’t as manyContinue reading “Philippine Tourist Destinations That Are Now Open For Domestic Travelers”

List Of Regular And Special Non-working Holidays In The Philippines 2022

Baguio City recently opened its borders to non-essential travelers and boy, oh boy! You can truly say that all roads led to Baguio during the All Saints’ Day long weekend. I personally experienced creating Baguio Visita accounts for my family members and saw for myself how the City of Pines is once again buzzing withContinue reading “List Of Regular And Special Non-working Holidays In The Philippines 2022”

All You Need To Know About Your 13th Month Pay

Are you one of the many government and private sector employees who’s looking forward to the release of the 13th month pay? I know I am, haha! It’s been a long and difficult 2021 for most of us and we can all use a windfall especially now that we are slowly easing our way backContinue reading “All You Need To Know About Your 13th Month Pay”