Tag: philippines

When Does a Home Stop Feeling Like One?

For a few weeks, I went back home to the Philippines for the Christmas and New Year. I was there for three weeks and although the first one was boring, my last few weeks were fun and full of pictures. This was not the first time I have come back since I’ve left. I left

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Culture Shocked In My Home Country

I went home back to the Philippines after five years of being away. In those five years, I have adjusted and familiarized myself in Canada’s way of life. When I came back to the Philippines, a lot of things surprised me and some people would tell me, “Hoy, naa ka sa Pinas, wala sa Canada

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Philippine High School vs Canadian High School Upgrading

Before anything else, let me just say that I’m neither a teacher nor an expert in the education system of both countries. I am a student and this is obviously from my point of view.¬† To make things easier, courses (subjects) that I’ve taken in the Philippines will be written as “high school [course]”, for

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Dear Mayor Oscar ‘Oca’ Moreno,

Karun nga nakadaug naka, Congratulations :) wala diay ko giboto sa imo tungod kay dili pa ko pwede. Kung pwede na unta, iboto taka. Wala ko nagpakusog sa imo, tinuod ni tungod kay gusto ko maka-testing ug bag-o nga leader dani sa atong dakbayan. Kani nga letter akong gi-post tungod kay gusto ko nga daghan

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