Pinoyspotting: Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

Pinoyspotting: Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

Writer Rey E. de la Cruz loves meeting Filipinos in faraway places.

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Happy Beneath the Sea

Happy Beneath the Sea

Find out why marine conservationist Robert “Bobbit” Suntay is happiest underwater.

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Pinoyspotting: Aruba

Pinoyspotting: Aruba

Aruba is a magical island. Blessed with calm azure sea, it has long stretches of white-sand beaches. The island is small, with a population of only 120,000, of which about 9,000 are Filipinos. Coming from a country of 7,100 islands, Filipinos, who are the modern-day Vikings, chose wisely which island to invade. They are enhancing the social fabric of Aruba, making the island vibrant, if not a happier island!

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Pinoyspotting: Dominican Republic and Curacao

Pinoyspotting: Dominican Republic and Curacao

Rey de la Cruz finds kababayans in the Caribbean.

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Pinoyspotting: Suriname

Pinoyspotting: Suriname

Suriname has a very diverse population. But it is one nation, one people – a paragon of tolerance and inclusion. Nowhere in the world can you find a mosque and a synagogue standing side by side.

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Pinoyspotting: Ecuador and the Galapagos

Pinoyspotting: Ecuador and the Galapagos

To be in places where great ideas were born is a one-of-a-kind experience. Such was my observation when I visited the Galapagos, which inspired Charles Darwin to hypothesize the theory of evolution and write the landmark book, On the Origins of Species.

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All in the Family at Philippine Cuisine and Groceries

All in the Family at Philippine Cuisine and Groceries

Philippine Cuisine and Groceries--you can shop and eat fine food there too.

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Flour Power

Flour Power

The Palasigue brothers can’t help making dough because baking is in their genes.

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Pinoyspotting: Fiji and New Caledonia

Pinoyspotting: Fiji and New Caledonia

Finding Filipinos in the South Pacific

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He Knows Much Biology

He Knows Much Biology

Biologist Lawrence R. Heaney of Chicago’s The Field Museum of Natural History believes “the Philippines is the Galapagos Islands times 20.”

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