Well someone had to say it.
20 Things I Hate About the Philippines, by some American dude living in Cebu.
I'm sure tons of people back at home are up in arms, but let's be honest here - he nailed it. Everything that pissed him off, doesn't that piss you off too, from the disgusting "comfort" rooms to the noisy roosters to the pointless security checks at the mall? Don't get me wrong, I love the Philippines, and there isn't a day when I don't think about moving back there, but I don't suffer from the delusion that our country is perfect.
Wake up and smell the urine-drenched sidewalk.