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“WARNING! 11 DUMB MISTAKES FOREIGNERS MAKE BEFORE MOVING TO THE PHILIPPINES”

First, let’s imagine we’re in a post-coronavirus world. Everyone is taking a vaccine developed from China or Russia. All lockdowns and quarantines have ended. COVID-19 is no longer a threat. Even in the Philippines.  Hence, visitors and future expats are once again considering moving to “paradise.” However, today’s post, “WARNING! 11 DUMB MISTAKES FOREIGNERS MAKE … Read more

Sensational Soulful Boracay Sunsets

Because I wanted a break from the current coronavirus crisis crisscrossing the globe, I decided to post some pictures from our Boracay vacation in late February 2020. While President Duterte’s Press Secretary recently opined that the Philippines is on the “precipice of annihilation,” I decided to take a lighter tone in this article. Hence, today’s … Read more

Boracay Travel Requirements & Fees @ Caticlan Jetty Port

pump boat to boracay

After a six-hour Ceres bus ride from Iloilo City we arrived in Caticlan, the gateway to Boracay, around 1:15 pm last Friday afternoon, February 28, 2020. First of all, a thermometer gun was pointed at all incoming visitors’ heads due to the current COVID-19 hysteria. Furthermore, after passing the “fever check point,” we had to … Read more

Quickest Land Travel from Iloilo City to Boracay

Because I wanted to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary in a special place, my loving wife agreed to return to Boracay. We had been to this top-rated white beach destination on two previous occasions. Today’s post mainly deals with one topic “Quickest Land Travel from Iloilo City to Boracay.” Vacation Time in Stunning Boracay Furthermore, … Read more

Are Chinese Tourists Uglier than Americans?

Maybe I have too much time on my hands. I read online news stories from the Philippines throughout the day. While my sexy pool boy duties have resumed again, I still find myself with lots of spare time. Consequently I have time to post stories like this: “Are Chinese Tourists Uglier than Americans?” Are Chinese … Read more

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 been to the famous White Beach on this small island a couple of times. While pesky vendors buzzed around our head like dengue-infested mosquitoes, the breathtaking Boracay sunsets are absolutely … Read more

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