Balikbayan Insights

Today we took a trip to Memphis to VGM Food and Deli, a Filipino run business offering Filipino dry goods, foodstuffs, a Filipino deli and restaurant, and balikbayan shipping services. My wife has been a shipping agent for these folks for some time, but today we decided to get two newly packed boxes off quickly […] Read More

Return to Samar

(A re-post of an guest article I submitted to another blog site – April 2012) Our trip from Tupelo, MS. began early enough at 0200 with a 1.5 hour drive to Memphis International Airport. We boarded an American Airlines flight at 0600 bound for Chicago where we connected to Asiana Airlines for the long two […] Read More