Welcome! You're probably here because you:
- Asked "Where are you from?" and/or "Where are you really from?"
- Guessed my nationality. Incorrectly.
- Assumed I'm Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mexican... the list goes on.
- Must be told: No, I'm Filipino
What's a Filipino?
I can't believe I have to answer this, but a Filipino is someone from the Philippines.
But WHERE is the Philippines?
The Philippines is located in Southeast Asia.
Where do people think you're from?
Here's a map.
Common assumptions include:
Oh yeah, I've been called blasian as well.
Are you sure you're Filipino?
Yes. Please, stop.