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UK Visa x Crepe Amelie

One thing I hate when travelling abroad is the preparation of the many, many , MANY documents prior to the actual departure. It is so time-consuming & such a big hassle for everyone concerned. I get that the host countries are afraid we will immigrate to greener pastures, T.N.T. (tago ng tago) and not return, but really, do you need ALL the documents you are asking for? NKKLK ha!

Can’t we come up with a TRAVEL VISA card that when you swipe it, lahat ng importanteng detalye nandoon na? Less carbon footprint pa. So, let’s say you have to go to several countries, you just need to acquire, update, and swipe a card that stores all your updated & pertinent info and voila you’re good to go? Utang na loob.

For our pending 1-month trip, we have to get at least 3 travel visas to cover the areas we want to visit. That’s THREE separate documents and THREE separate embassy visits. Why can’t they bring back the old dropbox system? It’s just so much more convenient for everyone huhu.

VFS Global Consulate & Embassy

VFS Global Services Philippines Private Inc., Mezzanine Floor Unit M01, Ecoplaza Building, 
2305 Chino Roces Avenue Extension Makati City, Metro Manila 1231
Opening Hours:
Application submission with a prior appointment M-F 07:00 – 13:00
Application submission, Prime Time Appointment M-Th 16:00 – 19:00
Pick up Time M-F 14:00 – 15:00
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Early appointment at 9 sharp. Kap made sure we got there 30 minutes early, mahirap na. Just so you know, I am not a morning person, so I was practically asleep & catatonic.


Thankful that the UK Embassy’s system is waaaay better than the other philippine government agencies. Sa totoo lang. We proceeded in a orderly manner, but still a long wait.


Thankful to SWIRE TRAVEL for taking care of all our travel needs. 5 kami, so sobrang matrabaho.

After 2 hours, we finally finished our visa application to the UK. Here’s keeping our fingers (and toes) crossed that we get approved. May tickets na kaya kami! :P

Because we started our day early, and hurriedly too might I add, we were all famished, not having had breakfast. Ate took us to a new crepe place near the area..

Crepe Amelie 

Ground Floor, A.Venue Mall, 7829 Makati Avenue, Philippines (02) 750 9946 ; (02) 750 9948


A. Venue is near Century City Mall. It gave me an “Araneta Center/Gateway/Cubao” vibe with stalls scattered all over. Call me a snob, but I don’t like this A. Venue mall. :P I can’t pinpoint why exactly, I just didn’t find it nice.


I liked the crepe place though. And these 3 people. ;) Very very much.


Ate’s Veggie Mix 200 php. Spinach, zucchini, olives, tomato, onions & mushroom. What a beautiful, colorful plate. Just like its owner! ;)


My Lovey’s Crepe Marguerite 190 php. Tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil strips, and olive oil.


Kap’s Shrimp Aglio Olio 250 php. Sauteed shrimps, toasted garlic, and olive oil.


Hayz. Always on the phone, ever busy. @_@ Sige lang Honey, kayod for our pocket money hehe.


My Crepe Madame 200 php. Ham, poached egg, tomato, mushrooms, onion, and emmenthal cheese.


And Babyson’s Garden Omelette 220 php. Spinach, zucchini, tomato, mushroom, ham, cheese, and parsley.



And because we’re such hungry pigs with bottomless pits for tummies. Takeout -half of which we ate right there & then coz we just couldn’t resist, lol! <3 Assorted flavored crepes. Omnomnom! Loving the crepe cakes from Crepe Amelie as much as the ones from Paper Moon, at a fraction of the price too! \m/

It’s already end of April and we still haven’t moved! Wtf? Naiiyak na ako! Baka mauna pa kaming lumayas bago makalipat huhuhu. Kap, double time please! @_@

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  • Reply Erika

    Yay! Your blog is back! namiss ko to! ok na Visa nyo? I saw on Ate’s Snapchat na nagpunta na din kayo sa French Embassy. Why nga pala 3 visa need?

    May 3, 2016 at 7:55 am
    • Reply Jane Go

      Yes huhu after 5 days naayos din awa ng Diyos! :(( And yes again finally tapos na ang visa duties. Kay hirap my gulay!!

      May 3, 2016 at 7:56 am
  • Reply NielGQ

    Malapit na trip niyo! So okay na pala visa niyo sa UK? Yehey!

    Dati maganda ang A-Venue nung bagong bukas, pero ngayon medyo jologs na talaga. Daming mga kiosk at kung anik-anik everywhere.

    May 3, 2016 at 8:26 am
    • Reply Jane Go

      oh yes, mega jologs hehe. Sayang.

      May 3, 2016 at 8:48 am
  • Reply Photo Cache

    Yay, travel overseas! Take a lot of pics Jane.

    May 3, 2016 at 11:33 pm
    • Reply Jane Go

      I will, thank you Maria! :-*

      May 8, 2016 at 12:16 am
  • Reply med

    Parang ngayon ko lang nakitang naka-polo si Kap your Kap?! Bagay na bagay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Delayed din ang the big move namin so I just want to tell you hindi ka nag-iisa. xoxo

    May 4, 2016 at 8:13 am
    • Reply Jane Go

      huhuhu mediiiing!! I am SO reydi to move na!! Bffs talaga tayo hahaha. :P

      May 4, 2016 at 9:20 am
  • Reply Janet

    Jane, I missed your blog! Nawala sa cyberworld! hehe. And hindi tayo nag -abot sa VFS, I was there also for my France visa!

    May 4, 2016 at 11:21 pm
    • Reply Jane Go

      Awwwww!! Sayang Janet. When are you going to France?? How neat would it be if we saw each other there??? Sosing meet up haha. Sana! :-*

      May 5, 2016 at 7:04 am
      • Reply Janet

        Leaving this June!

        May 5, 2016 at 8:14 am
        • Reply Jane Go

          Weeeeeeeeeeee we are bound to see each other then!! <3 Paris is our first stop yaaaaay!!

          May 5, 2016 at 10:53 am
  • Reply donna

    Hi Miss Jane!Hope to see you here in the UK!

    May 5, 2016 at 7:33 pm
    • Reply Jane Go

      Yeeessssss please!! :-*

      May 5, 2016 at 8:21 pm

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