25 Things That Make Pinoy Christmas So Awesome
Dec23

25 Things That Make Pinoy Christmas So Awesome

Christmas, without a doubt is the most wonderful time of the year for Filipinos. We are so excited about it — that the Pasko turn-up starts as soon as September rolls in! But aside from the many Christmas Parties, include outrageous “palaro” shenanigans, raffles, non-stop Jose Mari Chan songs (we love him), we give you 25 more things that make Pinoy Christmas even more awesome!     Christmas celebrations in the Philippines...

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Keeping Up With ConGen: Our Not So Nomadic Christmases
Dec14

Keeping Up With ConGen: Our Not So Nomadic Christmases

  Our Not So Nomadic Christmases By Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes   Our journey as a family began in January 1997 when my wife and I tied the knot in Baguio, a city known as the Philippines’ Summer Capital. A few months thereafter, we found out that we were expecting our first born due in January the year after. Christmas 1997 was the first of our 20 Christmases thus far.   Onto our penultimate month of pregnancy,...

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A Pinoy Christmas around the World
Dec21

A Pinoy Christmas around the World

A Pinoy Christmas around the World Christmas Filipino-style is truly unique.  From our long celebration spanning the ‘ber’ months, to Simbang Gabi and Noche Buena, our generous Christmas feasts at home, the way we exchange gifts through monito-monita, and so much more, the way we commemorate the season is quite legendary.  But how do our kababayans observe Pasko when they’re in a home away from home? Pinoys from around the globe, from...

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