JOURNEY BACK HOME: AN OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKER’S STORY

My one-year work contract with Cocoon Resort Maldives as a resident singer ended in March 2020 but because of the Covid-19 pandemic there was a lockdown and all business establishments and resorts were closed including Cocoon Resort. There were no domestic and international flights. I was supposed to transfer to my new job as a…

24 Things To Do In An Island of Maldives for One Year

I am a Filipina singer working in a small island resort in Maldives. It is my first time to work outside of the Philippines. My musician partner and I will be working here in Maldives for one year (or more). We arrived here in Meedhupparu Island, Maldives on September 21, 2014. This island has a…

Maldives: A Dream Come True

I have always dreamed of staying in an island with very fine white sand and crystal clear seawater. I imagined myself relaxing under the shade of a coconut tree looking out to the calm sea on a very nice sunny weather. This island is secluded and only a few people can come because going and…