Day 9-10: Diplomas and Cheesesteaks May 9th 2010 May 8-9, 2010
After a six-hour flight from Vegas (with a brief stopover in Houston), the six of us -- me, Joseph, Joanne, Tito Boy, Tita Fenny and Paolo -- rushed to the Eastern University in St. David's, a few miles from Philadelhia, to attend Tita Marie's graduation. She finished her masters in International Organization (?).
The rest -- Ate Cel, Chio, Yanyan, Ate Sean and Abie -- joined u ... read more
North America » United States » Pennsylvania » Saint Davids Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Although he lived much of his toddler years abroad in the US and spent his early childhood roaming around the Philippines with his parents, Jay didn't really catch the travel bug until much later in 2006, when he was dragged to a microfinance conference in Thailand. He considers it his first true taste of travel, with his childhood already but a vague, distant memory. Something about being in a foreign place stirred his wanderlust, and his feet have constantly itched since. After graduating with a degree in Multimedia Arts, Jay worked as a news writer, then as a high school teacher. Presently,... full info