I've been stuck in London for a long 9 months, and after a couple of unpleasant incidents that prevented me from traveling out of the UK, the thought of going home to the Philippines for a three-week holiday thrilled me to death!!!
I hadn't felt so happy being in the Philippines until I went home this April and felt at home the moment...
... the airport cab driver asked me for pasalubong! (oh my god)
... i ate rice for breakfast
... i stepped into SM and managed to shop for clothes and shoes less than half of the price of the goods I would've paid when in the UK
... my dad and brothers prepared pinikpikan for dinner!
... i was seeing the sunrise at Hundred Islands!
... i was swimming in the pristine waters of Western Pangasinan
... i was eating fresh seafoods and indulging in Pinoy food such as pinakbet, crispy pata, kare-kare, daing na bangus, longganisa! yummy!
... i was voraciously eating mangoes!
Home is indeed a litany of beautiful things life has to offer and as I write this entry from my desk in London, away from home... it is always nice to say, "there's no place like home..."