JR Bustamante: Raising Kids Long Distance
Apr10

JR Bustamante: Raising Kids Long Distance

By JR Bustamante Congratulations, you got the job! Now, you can’t wait to start on your new occupation abroad.  Excitedly, you prepare for your trip: pack your bags, fix your papers, and finalize all the government requirements. When all the nitty gritty of endorsements and arrangements are done, you prepare your big despedida with family and close friends. The next day, you pick up your tickets and go.     During the...

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My Pinoy Life In Tanzania
Aug06

My Pinoy Life In Tanzania

My Pinoy Life In Tanzania Ferdinand Acosta Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania       In June 2003, my father passed away and suddenly I didn’t feel like staying in the Philippines anymore.  Serendipitously enough, a friend invited me to go to Africa and as they say, the rest is history.       Tanzania, I can say, is the crown jewel of Africa. It is famous for the biggest safari game park called Serengeti, the...

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On the Prowl in the Know
Sep05

On the Prowl in the Know

Comparison is inevitable By Ion Gonzaga – Dubai Our guests had talked about how impressive Dubai is as soon we picked them up from the airport. It’s quite amusing to hear what they had to say in just their first 24 hours.  The comparison to our homeland is just inevitable. On the road, they noticed that the lamp posts are very bright and the streets are widely spaced and well-lit. The observation earned a comment on the...

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Filipino Sweden: My Pinoy Life in Stockholm
Sep27

Filipino Sweden: My Pinoy Life in Stockholm

Filipino Sweden: My Pinoy Life in Stockholm Home is where you heart is. For Cecille Basco-Östlund, this couldn’t be truer as she found not only a home, but a lifelong love in Sweden. City: Stockholm, Sweden Since when have you been staying there?  Can you recount briefly why you moved there? I have been living, for a year now, in Stockholm and in Sweden since 2007.  I work for a Swedish multinational company.  I started with them in...

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Pinoy Entrepreneur: Freddie dela Torre

Freddie dela Torre is just your average humble OF based in Dubai.  As a struggling Service Engineer, he always felt under-compensated and discriminated against, despite his capacity and hardwork.  That is, until he became a Pinoy Entrepreneur with a flourishing restaurant in Roxas, Palawan.     FREDDIE DELA TORRE Non La Aromasit Restaurant Roxas, Palawan   Please describe your business. Non La Aromasit Restaurant, is...

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