Monthly Archives: April 2011

Learning from Hong Kong and Macau: Tourism and Heritage

Last week, my family and I spent a considerate number of days in two China territories: Hong Kong and Macau. It was a wonderful vacation with no unpleasant experiences and one filled with wonderful memories. The food, the shopping, the … Continue reading

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Of Despedidas and Bienvenidas

March, April, May: months of graduations but also of despedidas. The practice of despedida parties as well as bienvenidas has long been part of Philippine culture. Brought by our Spanish masters, these were opportunities to bid the friend/relative farewell or … Continue reading

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