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DenDen’s 18 Candles Celebration Conclusion

DenDen’s 18 Candles Celebration Conclusion

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While in a previous post, I wrote about “DenDen’s 18 Candles Celebration” This post deals with the celebration’s conclusion. “18 Candles” is the traditional Filipino coming-of-age ceremony for a young woman’s 18th birthday. DenDen is our niece in Guimaras, the island province we call home. (more…)
Tansyong, Best Thin-Crust Pizza in Guimaras

Tansyong, Best Thin-Crust Pizza in Guimaras

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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. (more…)
Wild Parties & All Sin Banished from Boracay Beaches?

Wild Parties & All Sin Banished from Boracay Beaches?

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“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. (more…)
Annoying Philippine Love Teams

Annoying Philippine Love Teams

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Annoying Philippine love teams get on the Crusty Old Expat’s nerves. Admittedly, a lot of things irritate me. Nevertheless, instead of complaining to my asawa every time I see KathNiel, JaDine, or LizQuen pop up on the boob tube, I’ve decided to rant about it on my blog. (more…)
Crusty Old Expat’s Iloilo Festive Walk Mall Review

Crusty Old Expat’s Iloilo Festive Walk Mall Review

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Crusty Old Expat’s Iloilo Festive Walk Mall Review Megaworld launched their 1st “lifestyle mall” in Western Visayas, the Festive Walk Mall, in Iloilo on Saturday, June 30th, 2018. This is the Crusty Old Expat’s Iloilo Festive Walk Mall Review. My asawa and I took a 150 peso ($3) taxi ride across Iloilo City Proper to check out this latest shopping mecca. That's my lovely spouse in the lead photo. She's not pissed at me (this time.) The sun was making her squint. Really! We had an enjoyable time roaming this 90,000 square meter shopping, dining, and entertainment mega-complex. (more…)