It Felt Like Home

One of the things that I really missed the day I left home was my “radio”. I had a small radio which I used to keep next to my bed. Through that, I get to listen to my favorite songs from different radio stations. The moment I got to Bahrain, I felt like my world became small. Most of the songs that I was hearing over the radio were Arabic songs. I got tired listening to David Pomeranz’s songs over and over again {my cousin got me a casette tape before I left, yeah that time it was a casette tape that I had LOL}. I checked the recording shops hoping to find some Tagalog CDs but to no avail.

Until…. I thought of checking the internet for some possible online radio stations. I remember typing Manila Radio Stations through Ask Jeeves {I didn’t know much about Google that time haha!}. I clicked on eRadio Portal. They’ve got a list of all AM/FM Radio Stations.

From there I saw Kuro Bulletin Board. It’s a Filipino Community Forum. I registered my name, looked around and that’s how and where I met Arlene, 5 years ago. That’s where I also made a lot of friends including Jenefer and the KFG.

Through eRadio Portal and Kuro, it felt like I was home!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Blogger since 2007 | Home-based Marketing Assistant | WAHM | Ex-OFW | Music enthusiast | Cactus and Succulent Hobbyist | A 41 y/o mom of two lovely girls sharing her adventures as she walks through motherhood and having to do most things on her own while her Indian national husband works miles away from home.

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  1. same tayo ng story sis, it was through radioportal napadpad ako sa Kuro. Kung di ako nalayo ng Pinas di ko ma miss ang Pinoy music kaya di ako browse ng pinoy music or FM online.

    i clicked on kuro after 3 months of regular listening to radio portal. i click on the kuro badge. parang coffee ung drawing.

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