Brian and I were given the amazing opportunity to stay with a family for a week in small town Philippines. Our friend and co-worker here in Taiwan, Kristina is a Filipina Canadian who hadn’t been back to her home country for seventeen years. So when we were given a week off from school, her and her husband decided it was time to go back to the homeland. And in some very fortunate circumstances, ... Read Full Entry
We are Claire and Brian. We are awesome. If you know us, a small piece of your heart is forever content. If you do not, there is a yearning deep inside you that will be one day be abated should you be lucky enough to know us.
Anyways, we have been living abroad and teaching English for about fourteen months now (as of June 09). We started in Thailand. Now we are in Taiwan. Read about it if you'd like. We've been lucky with our jobs and the great people we have met along the way. We've had some opportunities to travel. We usually get a blog or two up about our travels. We'll be in Taiwan for... full info
Around the tableWhen they drink in the Philippines they have one small glass and a large pitcher of beer with ice. Someone takes responsibility for pouring and passing the glass. You have no idea how much you drink.
PArtyThe older folk were actually the best at singing. Lots of practice
Boys drinkingOne of the girls let Claire pose for a photo with an empty beer bottle. Oooooo. I guess the women don't drink.
Not Cousins???Could these be the only two people we met who weren't cousins of Kristina's???
Brian SingingIt doesn't matter if you can sing. You must sing. Most people aren't good though and nobody will laugh at you.