The idea of leaving home can be daunting, especially if it’s the only home you’ve known. Uprooting oneself and trying to make it in a new place is a challenge. But in exchange, it does give you something far more important: brand new eyes and a different perspective.
We all know people who have left Cebu. Some went to simply travel, others to search for more opportunities or even to immigrate. Almost all families have that OFW member who sends balikbayan boxes home for Christmas, right? When I noticed my friends going abroad one by one, I wondered why is everyone going abroad? Is it really as great as they say? Don’t these kids miss home?