My 23andMe Experience and Results

There's been a lot of hype about 23andMe over the past couple of years and some of you may be looking into finding out more about your ancestry, so I'm sharing my experience with 23andMe so y'all can get some insight into the process and decide if it's something you want to do as well.…

What Dreams Are Made Of | Rome Photo Diary

I haven't done much traveling in the past couple of months, but it's one of my favorite, if not my absolute favorite, thing to write about. So I decided to dig through my archives and I stumbled upon pictures from a trip I took to Rome a few years back. It was my first time in Europe…

Filipino WWII Veterans (Finally) Honored with Congressional Gold Medal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8XFn2cixCM Today marked a momentous (and long overdue) occasion. Congress awarded Filipino WWII veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow. Shortly after the attack on Pearl Habor on December 7, 1941, Japanese began their attack and invasion of the Philippines. President Roosevelt called upon Filipinos to fight under the…

Reading List for Pilipino American History Month | October 2017

In honor of Pilipino American History Month, I compiled a list of books written by Pilipino and Pilipino American writers that I plan on reading throughout the month. If you're interested in learning more about Pilipino American history and heritage, hopefully this list provides you with the resources to do so. Noli Me Tangere and…