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Our 1,155 Dollar February 2019 Five-Person Philippines Budget

While “Our 1,155 Dollar February 2019 Five-Person Philippines Budget” was slightly higher than January’s expenses, we did manage to cut down on some expenses in…

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Manggahan Motorcycle Mayhem Meltdown Pt. 2

The Crusty Old Expat. 2018 Manggahan Festival in Guimaras. Just after midnight. Eight motorcycles had blocked in our Ford Ranger XLT. The result? “Manggahan Motorcycle Mayhem…

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Homesteading 101 Philippines Property Perils

“Homesteading 101 Philippines Property Perils” is a detailed look at problems you might encounter as a foreigner when it comes to property issues. In contrast…

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Guimaras Central School Mr & Ms United Nations

Guimaras Central School Mr & Ms United Nations. A few weeks ago I posted an article about our niece, JalAmiel. Our youngest niece in Guimaras was…

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DenDen’s 18 Candles Celebration Conclusion

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…

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Bikini Babe Bares Comelec Spokesperson’s Secret Crush

Sometimes someone moves the bar for stupidity so low, it behooves the Crusty Old Expat to comment on it. Today’s dunce cap goes to Commission…

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Exciting Expat Eatery Opens in Guimaras

I highly recommend all  my foreigner friends to check out this latest restaurant, Cassandra’s, located in our island province. This “Exciting Expat Eatery Opens in…

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86-Yr-Old Lolo’s 1st Dentist Visit

Yes, the title is correct: “86-Yr-Old Lolo’s 1st Dentist Visit.” Lolo (Grandpa) had a bad toothache the other day. My wife gave her Father (Tatay)…

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Dateline Philippines: Itchy Worm Attack/Remedy

Dateline Philippines: Itchy Worm Attack/Remedy. The following is a true account that occurred to my asawa (spouse) recently. (Photo credit: MiKheila’s SuperMom)

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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,…

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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…

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Annoying Philippine Love Teams

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…

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Boorish Foreigners Could Be Blacklisted from Philippines

I like to be informed. Back in Central Illinois I would arrive at my job about an hour early, 5:30 am, just to read my…

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Crusty Old Expat’s Iloilo Festive Walk Mall Review

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,…

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