The Balikbayan Box

balikbayan box
The Balikbayan box ( Cargo box or Travel box) of my daughter who travelled last summer arrived today . My brother in law is in Manila for business and decided to bring it with him. The traditional balikbayan box contains canned goods, chocolates, CDs, shoes, towels as “pasalubong” or gifts for relatives and friends. The quality of balikbayan boxes made in the USA is more durable than the ones manufactured in the Philippines . Hence, brother in law will recycle the box for his use. Inside the box, I found my daughter’s excess baggage:

balikbayan box

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