Joel Roth traded a small-town state in Ohio for an even smaller-town province in Iloilo. He is currently finishing his Communication Media Studies at the University of the Philippines Visayas.

Articles by Joelroth:

Ambot 101: A Foreigner’s Survival Guide to Speaking Ilonggo

As a foreigner living in Iloilo for four years, I’ve learned how to not be so “foreign.” To me, this adjective connotes to a foreigner who still hasn’t quite blended in. This could be anything from how they dress, carry themselves or, in this instance, how much of the language they still have to learn.. Read more