The sun was setting on the Philippines resort, Cabaling Beach in Guimaras. We were wrapping up a birthday celebration at this local tropical beach, and after consuming a few of….
Here’s a recent comment from faithful reader and supporter, Monty Man: “My wife and I started two small businesses in Nueva Ecija and employ the family members so that they….
Turning over the reins to a younger generation It’s been an awesome past 12 years. However, it’s time to move on and let a younger man take over this website…..
I first posted this story on December 3, 2014. It no longer appears on this website, but, being in a nostalgic mood, I decided to re-publish it today. It deals….
DISREGARD LAWS IN THE PHILIPPINES & FACE THE CONSEQUENCES For some reason, whether it be arrogance or plain stupidity, some foreigners in the Philippines believe they are above the law…..
30 YEARS OF MANGGAHAN, RISING, REVIVING, REBUILDING Frankly, I was as happy as a skunk in a perfume factory when I checked the Guimaras Province Facebook page. For those of….
As a result of living in the Philippines for almost 13 years, I have an accumulation of knowledge regarding life in “paradise.” While I’ve written about moving to the Philippines….
Philippine Supreme Court, SC, Rules Islamic Conversion Doesn’t Shield One from Bigamy Charges The Philippine Supreme Court dictates converting to Islam doesn’t spare an individual from being charged with bigamy…..
SEXPATS TAKE NOTE! PEDOPHILES BEWARE! President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure raising the age of sexual consent from 12 to 16 years. Signed on March 4, 2022,….
While a recent Philippine Bureau of Immigration, BI, Press Release reveals international travel to the Philippines surges, algae problems plague Boracay visitors. More than 40-percent Increase BI has been processing….
The Philippine government opened travel to fully-vaccinated international travelers from visa-free countries on February 10, 2022. The Dept. of Tourism, DoT, reports that 7,000 visitors have arrived in the archipelago….
Children of Filipinos also do not need return tickets Good news for travelers returning to the Philippines. No return tickets are now necessary for Balikbayans, foreign spouses, and children of….
UPDATED 02-03-2022 I’ve lived in the Philippines with my awesome asawa since July 2009. My only duties involve boiling hot water for our morning coffee in our dirty kitchen. I….
What You Should Know Before Moving to the Philippines 10. You may only bring up to 10,000 USD into or out of the Philippines. A person may only carry up….
BRUNCH ALL-DAY, BOOZE BREAK, & TATTOO SATURDAYS MAKES ESPASYO’s PUB + CAFÉ THE BEST BISTRO IN TOWN Whether you’re a Filipino or foreigner, you’ll find a warm welcome at Guimaras’….
Foreigners with Tourist Visas Still Not Allowed. “Beginning Feb. 16, 2022, proof of full vaccination shall be made a requirement for entry of all foreign nationals allowed to enter the….
Here’s a recent Press Release from the Philippine Bureau of Immigration regarding unvaccinated foreigners and current COVID-19 restrictions.
PH Peso Drops Past 51 Level for First Time since March 2020 Some financial analysts were predicting the Philippine peso would weaken to the 51 per US dollar back in….
Some single guys out there might be having a problem. Their Filipina sweetheart they have chatted with online and have come to visit in the Philippines have been scamming them…..
There is no divorce law in the Philippines. While there have been attempts over the years to pass a divorce law, none have seen fruition. Aside from Vatican City State….
You CAN go to jail in the Philippines if you commit adultery!