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What's In Your Mind?

FCB members share their thoughts.

What do you love about Norway and what do you miss most about the Philippines?

ROWENA D. RYVOLD

Roxas, Capiz

"I love the nature, the 4 seasons, midnatt sun in Norway. I love the equality and the freedom too. The miss the sun, the food, my family in the Philippines. I miss my native land."


CHERRY QUILLO BARCENAL

Belison, Antique

"I agree with May but I would like to add that I also love the snow and skiing here in Norway. I also love that the most of the people are open-minded. Everyone is also equal. I miss my family, friends, food and beaches in the Philippines. 

DEBBIE KRISTENSEN

Las Pinas City , Metro Manila 

What I love about Norway?

"The Health and Social Welfare" is the best in Norway. Its scenery is spectacular, it oozes historyI love their Northern lights, 4 seasons of the year , the state of being equal & their government transparency & lastly, FCB Organization.

What I miss in the Philippines? 

My family, friends, relatives, foods, tropical fruits, seafoods, smiling face of the Filipinos, parties, ballroom dancing, warm weather, beaches  and of course, my job as a Dentist . I miss our traditions especially during Christmas season." 

"Philippines, there's no place like home!"

MAY AGDALIPE RABINO

Roxas, Capiz

"I love the party and events here in Norway. I miss the weather, my family in the Philippines."

CARLO C. LAZADO

Arevalo, Iloilo City

"I love the transparency of the government in Norway. I also admire that everyone is equal no matter what gender, sexual orientation or educational attainment you have. I miss my family and friends. I miss Ilonggo food like laswa, KBL and ubad! I miss cooking "uga" without fearing your flatmates to throw up and curse you! :)"

LINA A. KARLSEN

Guimaras

"I love the snow but not snow storm naman:) new friends,nature. We receive a much higher salary even though it's expensive here. My son has a bright future too...kag wala masyado corruption!. I miss my famly, friends kag tropical weather in the Philippines."

DOLORES B. SAND

Iloilo City

"I love the nature,equality (no status distinction), freedom of speech, welfare policy (render aid/help to the population who needs it) in Norway. But I also miss my family and friends as well as the native food in the Philippines."

MELANI S. HANSEN

New Lucena, Iloilo

"I love about Norway: peaceful, equality (no big difference between rich & poor), has good & transparent system which is respected , has excellent social & welfare aid. Of course the nature, the 4 seasons & it's attaching traditions. I do miss my friends, family & foods in the Philippines."

GERLAYN DESAMPARADO

Cebu City

"Gusto ko ang sagot ni Ate Melani. Yan din ang gusto ko dito at yan din ang mga namimiss ko sa Pilipinas."

MINETH PEDERSEN

Bungad, Isabela

"I love my work, the weather and of course, my family here in Norway. I also miss my family in the Philippines and the food!

MIRASOL HOSET

Bacong, Negros Oriental 

"Norway- ulike årstider , natur, likestilling, velferds ordning, rolig land, lite kriminalitet, ikke korrupt (kanskje det hender men sjelden eller i mindre grad), frihet, mat og sine tradisjoner. Phil.---savner maten, omgivelser, venner, familie, varmen, strender, ikke minst å kunne gå rett ut uten masse klær på seg"

MA. RUTH VÅREM

Roxas, Capiz

"Sa Norway: Snow, Nature, mgagandang bundok, Fjords, pantay ang mayaman at mahirap, malaki ang sahod, 4 na klima,ang mga filipino ay nag kabig bisig hindi lahat ha, palaging Party hehehe. Sa Pilipinas: Mainit, mga sariwang gulay, sariwang isda, basta pagkain ah. familya, kamag anak. kaibigan at maligo sa dagat masaya sa pinas:-)"

JOEBELLE SOLDEVILLA

Calamba, Laguna

"Above all why I love Norway is because it's a country that gives you all the opportunities to realize your dreams. The thing that I miss the most about the Philippines will be the 'feeling' of being in your home country."

GEMA ICALINA

Davao City

"I love about Norway my F.C.B family. I Miss most about the Philippines - my family,friends & lutong pinoy."

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