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Hermès Cafe | Dosan Park | Megabox | Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Last Wednesday (June 6th) was Memorial Day, a public holiday to commemorate the men and women who died while in military service during the Korean War. Hubby and I got up earlier than usual to finish all the household chores before lunch so we could have time to do something else for fun. We wanted to spend…… Continue reading Hermès Cafe | Dosan Park | Megabox | Dongdaemun Design Plaza

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Requirements for Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage

*As of January 2018 Korean should be present during application. Payment is Php 100 Application is from 9:00AM to 12:00 Noon at the authentication window. Release is at 3:30 PM at the authentication window. Marriage interview is not required. However, if the couple prefers to take the interview to acquire information on marriage process and spouse…… Continue reading Requirements for Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage

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Korean Visa Application through Designated Travel Agencies

Here’s an announcement from the Korean embassy in the Philippines posted on May 29, 2018. From July 1, 2018, visa application will be processed through designated travel agencies only due to increased number of Korean visa applicants. Total number of visa applicants increased from 90,000 in the year 2015 to 120,000 by the end of 2016.…… Continue reading Korean Visa Application through Designated Travel Agencies

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Philippine e-Passport Renewal in Seoul

One of the basic requirements when traveling abroad is a passport with at least six-month validity. Although the expiration date of my passport isn’t that soon, I needed to apply for an early renewal in preparation for an upcoming trip. Renewing your Philippine passport at the Philippine Embassy in Seoul (in my experience at least) is a…… Continue reading Philippine e-Passport Renewal in Seoul