Passports! Where to begin?

Hi Readers!

If you’re thinking of meeting someone overseas, you’ll definitely need a passport to go visit. Depending on where you’re from and where you’re headed, you might not even need a visa to visit (but that’s another post), but you WILL need a valid passport. By “valid passport”, we mean one that hasn’t expired, and won’t expire while you’re overseas.

Here’s a few tips that may help you get going:

Get one before you plan to visit! It can take several days, to a month or more for your application to be processed. Make sure you have plenty of time.

If you’re running short on time, and don’t mind an extra fee– several agencies offer expedited processing.

In many cases, you can start your application online, or at your local post office. Check the bottom of this post for more information.

Be sure to read available information from your country’s official website (Travel.gov for USA, Dfa.gov.ph for PI, etc.).  If there’s something you’re not sure about, or need more information about, be sure to contact them directly.

Want to share your experiences with applying for a passport? Let us know!

Here are just a few of the issuing authorities- we haven’t listed them all, but a quick internet search will help you locate the one that’s right for your country.

Gov.uk- Passport information

Passports.gov.au- Information and Online application

Travel.state.gov- USA passport information and application

Department of Foreign Affairs- Philippines Passport information

PS- Never, ever, ever send money to anyone you haven’t met in person. This comes up a lot when passports are mentioned. If someone asks you to pay for their passport or visa application fees, tell them no!

Cherry Blossoms DOES NOT process passport applications,we are not associated with any government agencies, and this blog post is not the same as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney.

 

Visit Your Cherry Blossoms Sweetheart in the Philippines!

Thinking about taking some vacation time? Tax refunds are getting to people and many of them are using that unplanned money for some fun time off! Or maybe you’re anxious for summer already and are just flat-out tired of all this winter stuff. I know I am. Every time it rains, I’m wishing March were here already and then all the rain freezes on the streets and I get stuck at home where time seems to pass even slower. It’s time to get away.
Do you know what temperature it is in the Philippines? You can check-out what variation of perfect weather they’re having today in Manila to the right of this article. It’s perfect there.

Do you see where I’m going with all this yet? Yeah, you got it. Go visit the Philippines! I’ve done some research and it sounds pretty good. Besides, is there, perhaps, a certain lovely Filipina woman there you’ve been dying to meet in-person? This’d be perfect. Hint, hint!

Here’s some information about the Philippines to help in planning your getaway:

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Weather Update!

Hi Everyone!

We hope this helps with your travel plans.

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Manila, Philippines
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Shanghai, China
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I’ve Met Her- How Do I Bring Her Home?

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Thanks for coming back, Readers! Last week, we explored the first part of meeting your sweetie- even if she’s overseas!

This week, we’d like to touch on HOW YOU BRING HER HOME.

Seems daunting, doesn’t it? It’s a lot easier than you think- Keep reading to find out how!

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