Sunday, September 25, 2011

John Benliro

Not All Drivers are Scammers

We boarded a 5 pm Nok Air flight from Phitsanulok to Bangkok today. Upon arrival at Don Muang Airport, we headed straight to their taxi s...

Thursday, September 22, 2011

John Benliro

82-Year-Old-Pinay Looking For Her Former Teacher

I find it weird upon reading a news of an 82-year-old Pinay who is looking for her former high school teacher just to say "thanks"...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

John Benliro

Pirated Software in a Computer School

Nowadays, being knowledgeable with computers sets a person apart from the others. It is something that employers look for and is given a hi...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

John Benliro

New Life Aboard a PAL Flight

If you're pregnant where would you like to give birth? Would you like to be in the comfort of your home or be in the hospital where nur...

Monday, September 19, 2011

John Benliro

Warning: Acid Attack in Bangkok

Most of us are familiar about acid spray in movies. It makes the plot more interesting and sets a heart-stopping scene. Unfortunately, this...

Sunday, September 18, 2011

John Benliro

The Arrogant English-Speaking Pinoy!

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.   N...

Saturday, September 17, 2011

John Benliro

Guinness and The Monster!

I wonder what the feeling would be if Guinness will include my name to their prestigious world records. Aside from becoming popular, my nam...

Friday, September 16, 2011

John Benliro

Thailand Braces for more FLOODING

Photo By: Jiggs Paradero Two months passed but Thailand hasn't escaped the heavy rain that is pounding the country almost everyday...

Thursday, September 15, 2011

John Benliro

Thailand Education Ministry - The Problem?

In order to avail the best quality education there is for their kids and to have a brighter future ahead of them, exclusive and high calib...

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

John Benliro

Talk Show Queen's Reservations

No other name rings louder than Oprah Winfrey when we talk about talk shows. She is what other famous personalities considered a US cultu...

Monday, September 12, 2011

John Benliro

Tightening Pinoys Bound for Bangkok

Several months ago, I've heard about the fate of many Filipinos who were off-loaded because of strict immigration officers. Some who ...

Sunday, September 11, 2011

John Benliro

A Decade After 9/11

The 2001 September 11 attack was one of the worst terror attacks in the modern day history of the United States. According to Wikipedia, t...

Saturday, September 10, 2011

John Benliro

MakingTHEM Happy

You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.  ~Kahlil Gibran   I am...

Friday, September 9, 2011

John Benliro

Thailand Faux Pas (Part 1)

Just to make the title similar yet not entirely the same in terms of spelling lol,  i named this entry "Thailand Faux Pas". This i...

Thursday, September 8, 2011

John Benliro

Bloody War in Southern Thailand

google image Just like the Philippines who have problems of its own in the southern part of the archipelago, Thailand is of no excuse. Th...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

John Benliro

Teachers declare chalk holiday

google image I felt saddened upon reading an article about the fate of our teachers back home. As a teacher myself, i am very much sympat...

Monday, September 5, 2011

John Benliro

P'lok Pinoyz Spiritual Survival Camp 2011

P'lok Pinoyz The Filipinos in Phitsanulok and neighboring provinces initiated the first " spiritual survival camp " at Phu...

Saturday, September 3, 2011

John Benliro

Thai Construction Worker

google image Those who have been here in Thailand for quite sometime knew that most Thais have problems with their English pronunciati...

Friday, September 2, 2011

John Benliro

2011 'Pride of Australia' award

google image Another Filipina who works as a nurse in Australia made the Philippine proud and be all smiles. This is a complete testam...

Thursday, September 1, 2011

John Benliro

ASEAN Community - Thailand not yet ready

google image The Association of South East Asian Nations are pushing for an ASEAN Community in 2015. Unfortunately, Thailand is not re...

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Khon Philippine

I'm a full time travel and tourism lecturer at a university in the north who also loves blogging during my spare time. I blog about news particularly in Thailand, personal travel stories, and anything under the sun.