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3 Philippine Banks Ranked Worst in Customer Service

While I’ve previously written about the best banks in the Philippines, this post offers the opposite side of the spectrum. If you’re looking to open…

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Torrential Rains Jeopardize Iloilo City Trip

Our British friend, Paul Toplis, and his charming asawa, Janeth, had to endure a 5 ½ hour wait to reach their home recently. Guimaras’ power couple were in Iloilo City. However,…

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Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment

LATEST UPDATE “Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment” is today’s topic. How fast can you get an annulment in the Philippines? How much does…

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Want to Spend Six Years in a Philippines Jail? Commit Adultery.

You CAN go to jail in the Philippines if you commit adultery!

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Save Money at Iloilo’s Surprising Super Market

Because we’ve been unhappy with the lack of adequate parking at Guimaras’ New Site Market, we’re purchasing more of our vegetables in nearby Iloilo City….

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Retiring in the Philippines 2019

Ferdinand Marcos. Imelda’s 3,000 pairs of shoes. “Thrilla in Manila.” Seems like that’s about all I knew about the Philippines until I started writing to…

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Purple Unicorns Pooping Rainbow-Colored Turds

Seems like the first time I’ve ever used this title for a post. Furthermore, “Purple Unicorns Pooping Rainbow-Colored Turds” is the first time I’ve used…

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Remarkable Risk Takers, Achievers & Positive People

“Remarkable Risk Takers, Achievers & Positive People.” It takes a certain amount of moxy to leave your home country and move to the Philippines. First…

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Depraved American ‘Pedophile’ Arrested in Cebu City

The raid began Friday May 24, 2019 at around 5:00 pm. Acting on a tip from the FBI, elements of the Agents of the Women…

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NAMIT BURGER: Guimaras’ Best Burger Bargain

I’ve tasted quite a few burgers during my last ten years in the Philippines. However, lately, I’ve discovered a new gastronomic gem. It’s “NAMIT BURGER:…

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7 Incredibly Stupid Expat Blunders

“7 Incredibly Stupid Expat Blunders” is today’s topic. Expatriates, tourists, foreigners, beware. Once you leave your home country, you’re subject to a different set of…

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Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners

What problems could you expect if you plan to spend your Golden Years in the PH? “Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners” addresses some of the…

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Manggahan Motorcycle Mayhem Meltdown

First, there were eight motorcycles involved and not two. Furthermore, five to six police officers from the Philippine National Police were involved and not just…

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