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SHOPWISE Iloilo City Opening December 2018

My asawa and I had just entered the check-out lane during the Grand Opening of The Marketplace, Festive Walk Mall, Iloilo City. I was speaking to a friendly and knowledgeable Marketplace (Rustan’s) employee while the cashier rang up our purchases. Much to my surprise and delight, the affable worker informed me of the following:  SHOPWISE Iloilo City Opening December 2018.

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Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe”

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Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe.” That’s me. First of all, I’m not a rich guy. While I enjoy a fantastically comfortable life in the PH, I’m no “Fortunate Son.” I ain’t no millionaire’s son.

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Positive Philippine Pool Performance

Positive Philippine Pool Performance. If you have a swimming pool in the Philippines like we do, you need to be prepared to do some daily and weekly maintenance. Since my loving asawa deemed it necessary for me to have a regular exercise program, she designated me our “Pool Boy.” I like to call myself the … Read morePositive Philippine Pool Performance

GuimXP Tours Best Tour Provider in Guimaras

While waiting for my wife to get ready for a trip to her manicurist, I decided I wanted to accompany her to town. Because I had already woken up from a long nap,  I was well rested. She was headed to downtown San Miguel, Jordan in Guimaras. Since I wanted to visit my new friend Allen at GuimXP Tours, I hitched a ride. 

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Tansyong, Best Thin-Crust Pizza in Guimaras

After a good juicy burger, a tasty palate-pleasing pizza is #2 on my favorite foods list. Since retiring to the Philippines over nine years ago, I’ve been hard-pressed to find a good pizza on our island province of Guimaras. Until now: Tansyong, best thin-crust pizza in Guimaras, if not the best pizza overall on the whole island.

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Wild Parties & All Sin Banished from Boracay Beaches?

“Wild Parties & All Sin Banished from Boracay Beaches?” Well, that what it seems like to me. If you were planning to visit Boracay, formerly one of the best party beaches in the world, you might want to reconsider. A recent article in The Manila Standard may indicate officials are putting a damper on all aberrant behavior.

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68-Yr-old Brit Kicked Out by Philippine Immigration, Overstayed Since 2008

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Occasional “Press Releases” from the PH Bureau of Immigration can oftentimes reveal some interesting information. Case in point: “68-Yr-old Brit Kicked Out by Philippine Immigration, Overstayed Since 2008.”

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