Banana Q: a Filipino-Flavored Podcast
Rey & Dee
About this podcast
Rey and Dee are Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who answer questions about Filipino culture and other topics through funny, informative, yet oddly entertaining conversations. Info-tainment at its finest! Visit our website at bananaqpodcast.com for more information.more
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Ep 119: Hong Kong Travel Tips
13 October 2023
We finally have our first reunion since we started this podcast... in Hong Kong. We give tips on what to do when traveling to Hong Kong, tackling different spots such as Wan Chai, Stanley, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Mongkok, Tung Chung, and Lamma Island.We discussed Hotels.com, Klook, Jollibee, The Pea...
Ep 118: Batang 90s Toys
01 September 2023
We talk about our favorite toys while growing up as '90s kids in the Philippines - Barbie dolls, action figures, jackstones, pick up sticks, marbles, fighting spiders and sea shells and pogs and teks and trading cards, Monopoly, Gameboy, brick game, Tamagotchi, family computer, and arcade.Realizatio...
Ep 116: What’s in the Balikbayan Box?
14 July 2023
We explain what's a balikbayan box and pasalubong, and give tips from ourselves and Qties (our listeners) on the best gifts that you can get from different countries - Canada, Italy, Finland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and Philippines. Show Notes:What is a Balikbayan Box?We Tried What...
Ep 115: Social Media Etiquette
16 June 2023
We discuss the most popular social media platforms and their differences - Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Tiktok, YouTube.We delve into a bit of nostalgia talking about the first popular Social media platforms in the Philippines back in the day - Friendster and Multiply.We share the social media eti...
Ep 114: Asian Representation in Hollywood
05 May 2023
We talk about Asian representation in Hollywood, from Bruce Lee to Crazy Rich Asians to Everything, Everywhere, All at Once. We also discuss Filipino representation, from Jacob Batalon to Vanessa Hudgens to... Lumpia with a Vengeance. Show Notes:What Michelle Yeoh's win really says about HollywoodUn...
Ep 113: The Accountant
21 April 2023
We answer these questions: Why is Accountancy a popular course choice in the Philippines? What do accountants actually do?We share our real life experiences in Finance-related roles in Philippines, Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong, which include: assistant accountant, IRM auditor, business process own...
Ep 112: Weird Laws in the Philippines
07 April 2023
We share some outdated laws that Filipinos still have to live with, which include not offending religious feelings, owning a deadly pana, or being merely annoying. Show Notes:15 Weird Laws Filipinos Still Have To Live WithOffending Religion: The Case of Carlos Celdran
Ep 111: IVF and Fertility Struggles
24 March 2023
We interview Cate, an accountant in Australia, about her heartbreaking struggle of trying to have a baby. She talks about her endometriosis and multiple cycles of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Show Notes:Why Michelle Obama’s revelation that she had a miscarriage and did IVF matters