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Life in Philippines: Hallucinogenic Mushrooms & Sex Surveys

“American Expat’s Simple Life in Philippines” was the original title for this post. While I contemplated that rather boring headline, I substituted the following title…

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65-year-old Lawyer Arrested Carrying 50 Pesos-worth Dried Marijuana Leaves

Above all, please realize that the possession or sale of marijuana is not legal in the Philippines. If you plan to visit the Philippines or…

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Top 10 New Reasons for Retiring to the Philippines

Seems like after living here for over 10 years, I wouldn’t have 10 new reasons for retiring to the Philippines. Because every day can be…

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Overloaded Banca Boat Headed for Guimaras Submerges

First of all, local news outlets like the Daily Guardian and Panay News did not report this recent incident on the Iloilo Strait. At least…

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SHOPWISE Iloilo City Opening December 2018

UPDATED NOV. 11, 2019 While the new Shopwise did open last year, unfortunately the Rustan’s Marketplace next to SM City in Iloilo has already closed….

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Cebu City Brit Living with 2 Minor Boys Arrested

61-year-old William Anthony Paul Becket was arrested by police in Cebu City on Friday evening, Nov. 8, 2019. The British national was living with two…

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Filipino Man Prepares His Own Casket

As a result of a recent news story from the Philippine News Agency, “Filipino Man Prepares His Own Casket,” I felt inspired to write this…

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Can a U.S. Citizen Permanently Live in the Philippines?

Because it’s a popular question on Google search, today’s post deals with the following question “Can a U.S. Citizen Permanently Live in the Philippines?” Here’s…

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5 Risky Problems Foreigners Face in Philippines

Have you considered moving or retiring to the Philippines? Because you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance you are. Consequently, this post, “5 Risky…

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Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines

UPDATE Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines Perhaps I’m becoming more “Filipino.” Because I moved to the Philippines over 10 years ago, I have to wonder…

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Viva Hot Babe DJ Jennifer Lee Rocks Manggahan 2019

UPDATED 10-29-2019 Viva Hot Babe DJ Jennifer Lee Rocks Manggahan 2019 DJ Jennifer Lee has hit the big time…again. Since we last saw this amazing…

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Retire to the Philippines on $999 Month

I retired to the Philippines in July 2009. Since August 2009, I’ve been writing about life in “paradise.” While a lot of the cost of…

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7 Best Places to Retire in the Philippines

7 Best Places to Retire in the Philippines First of all, please note that many expats recommend checking out your future retirement home in the…

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