Holiday on Boracay Island, the Philippines February 9th 2008 This February, Larry and I were very lucky to get a week off from work due to the big Korean holiday: "Seol-nal," otherwise known as the Solar New Year (or Chinese New Year). Excited to get away for a little rest and relaxation, especially after the extremely busy month we had at the academy where we work, we decided to check out an island in the Philippines just south of Manila - Boracay. Well, ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Boracay The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
Our journey started on February 16, 2005, when we met in New York City. We became inseparable from the very first day we met, began dating, fell in love, and moved in together in SoHo, N.Y.C. Our lives, now intertwined, took a very adventurous turn as we moved to Japan. While living in Japan for a year I (Larry) taught English as a second language in Shin Uryasu-shi and Melanie was Ariel in a performance of 'The Little Mermaid' at Disney Sea in Tokyo. After Japan, we realized how much we enjoyed traveling and decided to move to South Korea.
During our first year in Sout... full info