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New, Notes and Happenings from Around the Globe

Reverse Culture Shock — Those That Return Home from the Philippines

 

That feeling of demise when returning home from a long stay in the Philippines
That feeling of demise when returning home from a long stay in the Philippines

 

I’ve seen this enough and I’ve actually experienced the affects of “Reverse Culture Shock”. whats that you might … Continue Reading ››

The Beauty of Spring 2014 in the Cherry Blossom Festivals Around the Globe

Cherry Blossom Festivals In and Around Japan During Full Bloom Season 2014
Cherry Blossom Festivals In and Around Japan During Full Bloom Season 2014

 

It is often said that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ but that saying forgot the beauty of nature … Continue Reading ››

The “Warka” Tower ~~~ A New Invention that Pulls Water Out of Thin Air!

Warka Water Towers in a photo rendition
Warka Water Towers in a photo rendition Image courtesy of Smithsonian Magazine

 

Italy’s dynamic architects, Arturo Vittor and Andreas Vogler have developed a system that will benefit millions around the globe. “Warka Water”, a water tower system  that is … Continue Reading ››

The Philippines: Nature’s Office of Opportunity

This could be your Office Chair in the Philippines, Let Me Show You How
This could be your Office Chair in the Philippines, Let Me Show You How To Live and Retire in the 7,100 Islands that make up this superb land.

 

Let us show … Continue Reading ››

The Beauty of Mati City, Davao Oriental, the Philippines

 

A Beautiful Silhouette Image of Masau, Mati Bay
A Beautiful Silhouette Image of Masau on the bay of Mati City

 

Mati City has had a long standing place in my heart. Not only did this quaint little town … Continue Reading ››