I was about to compose a post for Pasko (Christmas) but as many of you may know tragedy has struck our beloved Philippines. Typhoon Sendong (also called Typhoon Washi) has slammed into Northern Mindanao causing massive flooding. At the time it passed over Cagayan de Oro City and Iligan City, the sites of the greatest . . . → Read More: Typhoon Sendong
The holidays are almost upon us. This time of year is not only for holiday observances but it’s also the time of year that many people like to vacation. Let’s face it, most of the US, Canada and Europe has dull, grey skies, rain, snow, ice and cold to freezing temperatures. Time to get away! . . . → Read More: It’s Your Choice
Many people have contacted me when they’ve decided to go and visit the Philippines. Some even want to live there full time, as do I. So the question comes up, “What do I need to travel to the Philippines?”
Well you need this:
And a plane ticket of . . . → Read More: C’mon Let’s Go! To The Philippines!!!
If there is one thing that is uniquely Pilipino it is the Balikbayan Box. Balik is the word for “return” and Bayan translates to “country” or “homeland”. If you are visiting someone in the Philippines, as you leave your hosts will always tell you “Balik balik”, in other words “Please return ” or . . . → Read More: Balikbayan Box
One trait that I really admire in the Pilipino people is their ability to be so happy. Some may be poor beyond imagination but they’re still smiling and happy and ready for a good time.
Here is an example of just what I mean. How many of you are bored out of your minds when . . . → Read More: The Philippines – It’s Fun!!!