Philippines - The Country July 14th 2009 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 more
Asia » Philippines » Bataan 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
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