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Boracay Tourists Beware: Nighttime Pump Boat Ban

Boracay. Images of white sandy beaches, palm trees, and turquoise blue waters party in my head. It’s Number One on many tourists’ “Bucket List.” We’ve…

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Guimaras’ Massive Travel & Tourism Problems

First of all, if you’re planning to visit any of the sandy white beaches in Guimaras, don’t. “Guimaras’ Massive Travel & Tourism Problems,” today’s post,…

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80% Expats Love Guimaras as Retirement Destination

I retired to the Philippines almost ten years ago with my lovely Filipina wife. Because my spouse was born and raised in Guimaras, we moved…

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Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches

“Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches” features some of the most beautiful sunsets I ever witnessed in my lifetime. My lovely asawa (wife) and I, along with…

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Entering Electrifying El Nido

Electrifying El Nido is a first class municipality located in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. It is about 420 kilometers (260 mi) south-west of…

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Don’t Rely on Google Maps for Directions in Iloilo City

Google is a great search engine but…

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Big Shakedown in the Works for Guimaras?

“Please refrain from spitting in public places.”

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Manila Mob Makes Move in Mango Land

The “Manila Mob” recently stormed through the island province of Guimaras, home of the Manggahan Festival, and the sweetest mangoes found in the Philippines.

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Manggahan Festival 2014 Begins in April

The Manggahan Festival 2014, my favorite annual activity in Guimaras, begins in April. The festival started in 1993 and is a celebration of the island-province’s…

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Best Places to Live Overseas for Cost of Living

My Filipina wife and I retired to the Philippines over four years ago. The cheaper cost of living was the main factor in determining our…

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Cute Filipinas on Guimaras Island Hopping Tour

Cute Filipinas from Iloilo City on an island hopping tour off Guimaras.  Though I recently posted an article on this topic last month, I didn’t…

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Enter The Healer!

Lolo, my father-in-law, has a problem.

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