An Expat’s Feelings Revealed!

I just finished reading a post on sub/reddit titled “What is exactly wrong with locals here?” and I must admit, based upon the thread comments, the OP of this article really struck a chord – with some readers that agreed with him and others who adamantly defended against everything he said. Below I have inserted […] Read More

To The Philippines With Love!

Many times I’ve written and attempted to describe the differences between the cultures of the Philippines and the west, specifically the U.S. where I am from. Some articles come easily while others have been a struggle searching for the right way to convey my thoughts on culture, family, values, expatriation and all that stuff.  While […] Read More

Calbayog History

Last updated: Monday, 13 February 2012 01:00 History Calbayog began as early as 1600 in a settlement called Hibatang by the river bank of the present Oquendo River. It had 2,000 inhabitants under the spiritual guidance of a certainJesuit, Father Ignacio de Alzina. The present barangay Anislag was the forerunner of Calbayog settlement. The barangay […] Read More