Category Archives: europe

How to apply Schengen visa for Switzerland at VFS Riyadh

Another Schengen visa application experience, this time I applied at Swiss VFS Riyadh https://www.vfsglobal.ch/switzerland/saudiarabia/ Background prior to my visa application: – I had been issued previous Schengen visas from Czech Rep (twice) and one from Spain, check out my previous … Continue reading

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UK visa application from Riyadh KSA

  Just wanted to share my experience applying UK visa from VFS Riyadh. Before I start, let me give you the following background: – I’m a Filipino working in Riyadh – I had previous UK visa refusal in 2012 – I … Continue reading

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Schengen (Czech) visa for Filipinos in KSA

It’s my second time applying for Schengen visa at Czech Embassy in Riyadh. (Read my first blog about it). This time the staff who processed by application was a Czech national, not the old arab guy before who gave me … Continue reading

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Barcelona, “pickpocketing capital of the world”, indeed!

I didn’t know that Barcelona has a title the “pickpocketing capital of the world”, not until I was victimized. Then I googled it to confirm, indeed it was, lots of articles about it and even youtube videos. During my stay … Continue reading

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