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Kentucky Fried’s First Filipino Colonel

It was around 8:00 pm on a weeknight. Despite numerous power outages from our “service” provider, Guimelco, we miraculously had electricity that evening as I…

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Cheap TV in the Philippines: ABS-CBN TVplus Black Box

Regular readers of “Philippines Plus” know your author, the crusty old expat, is a cheap son-of-a-gun. Sure, we might be paying big bucks for our…

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Philippine Peso Continues to Weaken Against US Dollar

Some analysts predict that in 2018 the peso could weaken to  55 to 1 against the US Dollar.

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Best TV Satellite System Philippines

Another recent post that dealt with my favorite television programs got me to thinking. And that’s not something I often do. “Best TV Satellite System…

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Six People Dead: Pump Boat from Iloilo to Guimaras Capsizes!

Tragic news from our home province! I’ve ridden on this pump boat dozens of time.

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Crusty Old Expat Visits Iloilo LTO and Acquires Student Permit

I acquire a student permit at the tender age of 62.

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