Ang tao

When asked what I will miss most about the Philippines, I always know my answer. Ang tao (the people). My work experience over the last  8 weeks has been fantastic. I got to see what rice actually looks like before you eat it and familiarize myself with a few genes. I have enjoyed every second … Continue reading Ang tao


Mayroon po ba kayong wifi?

Finally, I have learned the most important sentence. Do you have wifi? Actually, I spent most of the weekend completely unplugged. This weekend, 4 interns from IRRI took a trip to El Nido, Palawan. It's so beautiful there. I got to go swimming and snorkeling amd take some awesome pictures. (Coming soon). I also met … Continue reading Mayroon po ba kayong wifi?

Fourth of July

It's Independence Day back home, but here in the Philippines it's Filipino-American Friendship Day. And I got to celebrate by running UV-Vis and eating in the cafeteria. This obviously beats barbecues and fireworks. I also had a Brit take over the machine that I was using. Today. On this day that my country declared independence … Continue reading Fourth of July