BlogInteresting Articles and Essays about Filipinos and the Philippines
Fun Facts about Filipinos
This will give you fun and interesting facts about Filipinos that you might not know about and hopefully help you understand Filipinos more.
Are Beauty Pageants Archaic?
Some people believe that beauty pageants do not belong in modern times and might even call it archaic. Are beauty pageants archaic or very much present and thriving in our world today?
Best way to learn Tagalog
Learn strategies on how to best learn Tagalog (Filipino) or any new language for that matter. These tips will help you as you learn Tagalog. Keep them in mind whether you’re just starting learning Tagalog or have been learning it for a while.
I Feel Like An Outsider Within The Filipino Culture
Filipino-American discusses why she feels like an outsider within the Filipino culture. She provides examples of factors that have contributed to her feeling like an outsider, followed by reasons that ultimately led her to embrace her multi-faceted Filipino-American identity.
The Filipino Family through an American’s eyes
Hierarchy in the Filipino Family There is a definite hierarchy in the Filipino family with age a great determinant of how individual family members will treat one another. Within the immediate family, the parents are of course on the top of the hierarchy. But unlike...
An American’s Perspective on Filipino Hospitality
Truly, the Filipino people are the most “take their shirt off their back for you” kind of people I have ever met. I have known lots of cultures and this really stands out to me about Filipinos. When I married my wife, I married into a Filipino family. But I didn’t...
What’s the difference between Tagalog and Filipino? Or are they the same?
When Filipinos speak about their national language, they often refer to it as Filipino or Tagalog. But what’s the difference between Tagalog and Filipino?
What is Filipino? What Filipino means to me…What is Filipino to you?
This essay discusses what Filipino means to the author and encourages readers to ponder what Filipino is and what it means to them. What is Filipino to you?