For a long time, the Philippines is a favorite tourist destination for nomads searching for an economically cheap, exotic country. The Philippines is a pleasant choice, friendly, English-speaking residents, great weather, amazing landscape, not to mention inexpensive living costs.
Tourists find it simple to migrate to a country with nice people and a low cost of living. According to the research, “with its tropical environment and gradually increasing economy, the Philippines is fast becoming one of the most popular ex-pat destinations in Southeast Asia.”
According to the current news from MANILA, Philippines — Content creator Basel Manadil, Syrian Origin, also known as The Hungry Syrian Wanderer, has gained his Filipino citizenship through naturalization in 2019.
Basel Manadil (Arabic: باسل مناديل), better known as The Hungry Syrian Wanderer, is a Syrian-Filipino YouTuber and video producer renowned for his favorable views on the Philippines and work to help natural disaster victims.
In his latest video blog on his YouTube channel, Basel showed his Filipino passport, revealing that he has been a Filipino citizen since 2019.
“Look at this. Filipino ‘yan, mga tao. You see, kalbo ako diyan. So, I have had this since 2019 and this is the first time I ever talked about it,” Basel said.
Basel explained that he just revealed it this year, after two years of being Filipino, in order to savor the experience for himself. “The only reason why I didn’t share this with anybody, well not yet at this moment, is because when I got this in 2019, I wanted to have that moment for myself. I am considered Filipino and my blood is Filipino plus,” he said.
Basel gained to prominence online with his vlogs on Filipino culture. He was popular in 2019 for his vlog on the Philippines’ claimed growing economy.
On his YouTube account The Hungry Syrian Wanderer, he released a video titled “PILIPINAS Hindi Na 3rd World Country! Bansang PAYAMAN WORLD-CLASS Underpass!” that has over 4.3 million followers. — YouTube video by The Hungry Syrian Wanderer
Credits to Philstar.com