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7,500 Reasons to Make the Philippines your Retirement Destination

First of all, perhaps you thought I would be listing 7,107 reasons to make the Philippines your retirement destination. The number 7,500 refers to the…

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7 Reasons Why American Expat Plans to Stay in Philippines

“7 Reasons Why American Expat Plans to Stay in Philippines” is a self-examination. As I turn off my Jango internet for the day, I pause…

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2019 Manggahan Festival’s Fabulous Foam Party

“Foam party?” I wondered out loud, “I thought that was one of the bands playing tonight.” Negatory, good buddy. A foam party, a good Canadian…

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Ambulance Carrying Pregnant Woman Hits Pregnant Carabao

First of all, sometimes I see an online story from one of the local news outlets that immediately grabs my attention. The following report, by…

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“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” Extended until September 2019?

A recent column by Nickie Wang in the Manila Standard piqued my curiosity. Veteran actress Lorna Tolentino revealed an interesting nugget of information in the…

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Sanctimonious Silly Senatorial Ads

The onslaught of political ads for the mid-term elections in the Philippines has finally ended. Also, vehicles with blaring loudspeakers touting their candidate have stopped…

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Remarkable Rain Ricochets across Guimaras

As of Wednesday, May 15, 2019 we’ve had some welcome sporadic rain showers across our island province. With only one day of rain in April…

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Viva Hot Babe DJ Jennifer Lee Rocks Manggahan 2019

Guimaras’ 2019 celebration of the mango, Manggahan, kicked off this past Saturday, May 11, 2019. It’s Guimaras province’s prime party. The Sainted Patient Wife and…

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Manggahan Festival 2019 Legendary Latin Dance

Saturday May 11, 2019 marked the official beginning of the 2019 Manggahan Festival. It’s Guimaras’ biggest blast. My asawa and two nieces and a nephew…

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Manggahan Festival 2019 Guimaras’ Mind-blowing Mango Mash

This past Saturday, May 11, 2019 marked the official beginning of the 2019 Manggahan Festival. It’s Guimaras’ biggest party. Above all, this was the 10th…

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Schedule your Meeting with the Crusty Old Expat Today

I’ve met quite a few people since starting this website almost ten years ago. While I’ve never charged folks for visiting The Crusty Old Expat,…

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Crusty Old Expat’s Eye-Opening Exposition

First of all, I’ve turned off the World Wide Web before I even begin this post. I don’t want this elucidation shaded by anything I…

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PAGASA predicts more Frequent May Thunderstorms

The Philippine’s national weather service, PAGASA, issued a welcome report this past Sunday. May’s “hot and humid” weather could bring “more frequent” thunderstorms compared to…

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