I’ve always admired the different festivals in the Philippines. It’s also a dream of mine to be able to attend the famous Festivals in the country. When I was still living in the Philippines, I didn’t get the chance to … Continue reading
Last June 12, 2019 it is with great pride that all Filipinos around the world celebrated our 121st Independence Day. For us Filipinos working in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the highlight was when the colours of the Philippine flag was displayed on the tallest building of the world – The Burj Khalifa.
Burj Khalifa is known for its amazing light & fountain show. On New Year’s Day people from around the world gather near the building to watch the fountain & light show and the extra ordinary fireworks display. And it is very rare for them to feature the Philippine Flag on the building. It was very special since it was our Independence Day. This only shows that people this foreign land – the UAE appreciate the Filipino people who are working here. We love UAE and consider this our second home. This place has allowed us to reach for our dreams.
Seeing our flag on the tallest building made me stand so proud that day. I was happy that I get to work here and feel the love of UAE for all of us expatriates. 🙂
Here is a short video compilation of what happend during that historic event.
Two years ago, I visited Georgia for the first time. I initially wanted to write blogs about the great places that I visited. However, laziness hit me and thus I was only able to write a few. I recently had … Continue reading
I lived in Davao City for a long time but was not able to explore some of its wonderful places. When I had the chance last May, me and my family decided to explore some great places in Buda area. … Continue reading
As a Harry Potter fan, I always get excited when I learn of places that feature Harry Potter. When I visit new places I also try to check if there are Harry Potter Stores / Cafes around. Last month, I … Continue reading