Latest Update On The Philippine Elections

Voting brings a lot of emotion. During the last election cycle my wife and I had some different views.  We had a number of heated conversations. Nothing ever got out of control…but it wasn’t our normal. We ended up coming really close together and having...

Weirdest Places Your OFS Has Worked In

While my family and I were biking across Europe, I’d check my emails and Basecamp on my phone. It’s work, but it’s only a few minutes every other day. The best part is I’m able to do it in places with the most amazing views. This is one of the good things about having...

Minimum Wage In The Philippines

I get emails like this from a lot of people. But I’m featuring Mitchell’s email here because it also gave a great suggestion. Hey John! I’ve listened to every podcast episode you have, I love them, short and sweet and to the point which I appreciate it. I would...

Basketball Is Bigger Than Boxing In The Philippines

A lot of people know that boxing is big in the Philippines because of Manny Pacquiao. Boxing is a big sport in the Philippines. There are boxing gyms all over the country. Whenever Manny fights, the crime rate in the Philippines virtually drops to zero But you know...

Baybayin – The Philippine Script

The Philippines has a long history and understanding some of it helps understand the people. Before the Spanish colonized the Philippines in the 1500s, it already had a rich history of writing using an indigenous alphabet called baybayin. If you want to learn more...