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Driving in the Philippines

Driving in the Philippines

Last updated on: 3rd April, 2012, 10:29 PM There are real differences between driving in the U.S. and driving in the Philippines and I have to confess that I’ve been more impatient behind the wheel since coming home from the Philippines in February. Confession time: I didn’t actually drive in the Philippines but when Menchu […]

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Filipino Pride and the support network

Filipino pride

Last updated on: 1st April, 2012, 11:58 AMOneĀ  aspect of Filipino culture has always fascinated me: Filipino pride. I’m an American and where the stereotypical American is often portrayed as dressed in the colors of our flag and shouting, “USA! USA!” all of the time, I’ve never been that American. My feeling of pride for […]

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Culture through pop culture references

Endless pop culture references

Last updated on: 7th July, 2017, 12:56 PM Lucky There’s A Family Guy! Menchu and I like to watch the cartoon Family Guy. It’s both funny and weird and usually makes us laugh even if it’s a “scratch your head” kind of laugh. It’s also packed with endless references to American pop culture . I […]

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