Category Archives: Philippine travel

NEXTGEN: ‘Pagbabalik’ (Coming Home) Applications Open until April 15, 2017!


Applications already open; deadline extended to Saturday, April 15, 2017. Apply online at: NEXTGEN Travel Scholarship Application for Summer 2017 This Summer 2017, the Bayanihan Foundation will sponsor partial and full travel accommodations for up to seven young adults (18 … Continue reading

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20 Incredible Facts About The Philippines


Did you know that 11 million Filipinos work overseas and that 25 percent of all nurses worldwide come from the Philippines? Check out 20 Incredible Facts About the Philippines. Continue reading

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“Filipinx X-plore History” Workshops to Begin September 8, 2016


The Bayanihan Foundation and the Committee on Pilipino Issues (CPI) launch “Filipinx X-Plore Our History Workshops” this Fall 2016. The workshops are geared for young Filipino Americans to access Filipino culture, history and to prepare for NEXTGEN Pagbabalik (Coming Home) 2017 Travel to the Philippines. Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain: Unfinished business in the Philippines


Anthony Bourdain, famous American chef, author and host of CNN TV show “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” returns to the Philippines with a personal mission. He wrote about authentic Filipino street food and at the same time looked into the kindness overseas Filipino workers have spread around the globe. He calls the Filipinos the most giving of all people on the planet. Continue reading

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Beautiful Samar


The rugged charm of the island of Samar Samar is spectacular. There will always be other islands with whiter sand beaches and with more spectacular activities. But Samar will always be my top destination because of the warmth and hospitality of the people there. The feeling of belonging makes Samar the most beautiful island in my list. Continue reading

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Jane Baron: On Building a Bond with My Homeland


NEXTGEN Fellow Jane Baron shares her personal experiences and reflections returning “home” for the first time and building a bond with her homeland Continue reading

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Mind, Body, and Spirit are Fed in the Philippines


Experienced the abundance of spirituality and the natural beauty of the Philippine islands. Enjoy the delicious native foods and the wonderful hospitality when you visit. But most of all, enjoy the warmth of family and children. The mind, body and spirit are fed and nourished in the Philippines. Continue reading

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