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Hello! I'm Wise, a Filipina with a deep love for my country and a passion for sharing its beauty with the world. As a writer, blogger, and videographer, I capture the essence of the Philippines through my eyes, hoping to give foreign visitors a true taste of what makes these islands so special.

From the vibrant streets of Manila to the tranquil beaches of Palawan, my journey is about uncovering the hidden gems and everyday wonders that define the Filipino spirit. My articles and blogs are not just travel guides; they are invitations to explore, to feel, and to fall in love with the Philippines, just as I have.

Through my videos, I strive to bring the sights, sounds, and stories of my homeland to life. Whether it's the local cuisine, the colorful festivals, or the warm smiles of the people, I aim to prepare visitors for an authentic experience.

For those seeking more than just a vacation, the Philippines can be a place of discovery and, perhaps, even love. My goal is to be your guide, not just to the places you'll visit, but to the experiences and connections that await in this beautiful corner of the world. Welcome to the Philippines, through my eyes. Let's explore together!

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    • Yeah we both are haha….it’s our first time making videos so were still adjusting to talking into a camera. Thanks for watching!

    • No, sorry the title was misleading…I changed it. This was my second trip, the first one we had to wait until travel restrictions were over.

  • Looks like you’re so adapted there. How did you do it? Got some Filipino friends back there in Seattle? Am from LA, CA. Yes Filipino

    • We show both first and second meeting in the first video. We didn’t record much back in march….thanks for watching Lutchie!

  • Loving your guys content. I’ll be for my first visit this year and I’m gonna retire there. Keep up the vids. Ty

  • Oh my goodness girl congratulations you’re here in Tacloban Pala. Happy to see you in your vlogs. More videos to come excited yournrxt up stories. ALANG-ALANG Tacloban watching here.

  • Hello Brandon and Arlene I am watching from Greensboro North Carolina and thanks for sharing as I always do an AirNb in Pasig Manila when I visit my Fiancee in the Philippines.

  • a young , good looking american dude hooking up with a young filipina girl … wow thats a breath of fresh air . im tire of watchin old dude with a young filipina hahaha …

  • Hello FilAm couples. To Brandon welcome to the Phils. So to Brandon being new in the Phils. I recommend you watching other American vloggers who also married a Filipino woman to give you some “pointers” or a “birds eye view” of living here in the Phil. and with a Filipina. So have a good life and God bless you both.
    – Dr. Laway
    – Travel Escapes
    – Trifate Lifestyle
    – Gio in the Philippines
    ……..

  • Hi guys, came across your channel. You guys look great together. I’m also currently in a LDR with a Filipino for couple of months but with the difference i’m from South Africa. Gives me motivation to try and improve myself with skills and finances to hopefully move there one day.

  • nice video, planing on doing the same too in final preparations. I’ll be watching and hoping for you two as well usually LDR don’t last but you two look good with each other so I wish the best.

  • watching from Tanauan leyte.. i just saw your video filming here at tanauan market .. what brgy. you came from? hope seeing you both 😊

  • My wife is from Leyte, Leyte. We live in Kent WA. She has been here 8 years now. Dude, just so you know, she wants a Cremona colored baby. They all do. My wife thinks her Fil-Am baby is the best thing ever. When you need a real salad you can get one at Shakey’s.

  • Congratulations both of you for being stronger to have each other and prove that true love can travel a miles away.. God bless both of you

  • Wow nice to see couple not on the mainland like Cebu, but we’re my Girlfriend is! Leyte I’m heading there at the end of July to see her first netting will be at tacloban like you guys met!! Can’t wait to explore Leyte and Hingdang and Byebye city.

  • I saw Brandon’s future when Arlene had her young family member on her shoulder while her family smoked his feet in Bball. Hoping it All works for you Both with Many years of Happiness.

  • hello brandon and Arlene, am happy watching your videos…. Can i ask what is the app or website, u used before where u met each other?

  • Haha i tried playing ball in the province w my nephews and uncles was a little older but i feel your pain..in slippers, its crazy cowboy way! Btw, congrats on your catch, shes a gem for sure, god loves the phils🇵🇭

  • Hey brandon nice move you found a good girl i have done the same 12 yrs ago my gf speaks wari same as Arlene. palo has an amazing resort called the Oriental you can visit,eat and swim with out a room check it out👍 also if you like italian food made by a real italian visit Giuseppes (great pizza) towntown tacloban he also has a second location across the bridge in samar named Pasqualinos its an amazing place on top of a mountain awesome views a light and laser show at night 👍🇵🇭 enjoy bro !!!

  • Hey Brandon & Arlene, its Graham here again from Australia. I’ve watched this previously but didn’t leave a comment so i’m leaving one now. I just want to say how much i enjoy your uploads. Please keep them coming and i will watch them. You both are an adorable couple and perfectly matched. Great to see you both together again (July 2023 Vlogs) and i’ll hopefully be back too in October to be with my beautiful Filipina whom i’m in an LDR with. Love & best wishes to you both. 💕💕💕💕

  • How did you two meet? How long was it until you both in person for the 1st time ? Congrats and thank for sharing your journey

  • Hello Brandon and Arlene, i’m starting to watch your channel today. Your 1st meetings LDR’s are bringing back a flood of memories to me ,,, and tears !!! For my filipina who i miss dearly every single day . But soon she is arriving in Canada as we got married back in June 2023 ..praise God !!!

  • Im surprised to see you two eating with forks. When first met my wife and her family in 2016 in calbayog the first thing they did was take off my sneakers and gave me slippers. Then they took turns wiping the sweat off my face. We sat down to eat and they asked if i want silverware. But seeing no one else was using it i just ate with my fingers like them. Oh and i had to sit down first and start eating before anyone else would. Non stop fanning me. It was different but i spent alot of time learning about their customs and traditions before i went there. I picked up some warsy words before i went too but theres very few places to find the waray language. I totally felt at home with her family. They asked alot of questions and most of the time we were all laughing. They were shocked i guess that i wasnt like most Americans or at least what they thought of americans. It was a little akward though as they wouldnt let me pick up my plate or rinse it. I wasnt allowed to do that. The food was crazy good. As soon as one meal was done they were preparing for the next meal. Each time i thought id just had the best meal of my life. So so good.

    • Same experience as me, sometimes we eat with hands only depends on the situation. Thanks for watching!

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