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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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cabaling beach guimaras
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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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iloilo city police at sm city
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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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A tower of speakers at the Guimaras fiesta
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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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Freddie and my Asawa at Ford Iloilo
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5 Awesome Reasons Why You Don’t Need a Vehicle in the Philippines

I first covered this topic years ago. “5 Awesome Reasons Why You Don’t Need a Vehicle in the Philippines.” While we did purchase a new…

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our new property in the philippines
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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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Growing Cash Crop Bananas in the Philippines

We have about 25 banana plants on our property in the Philippines. They’re not trees, but “pseudostems,” made of densely packed leaves. So a banana plant is…

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DenDen’s 18 Candles Celebration

While in a previous post, I wrote about “DenDen’s 18 Candles Celebration Preparation,” this article deals with the actual celebration. “18 Candles” is the traditional…

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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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Should You Move to the Philippines Now?

Whew! It’s an exciting time to live in the Philippines. Rumors of  coups d’éta and rising rice prices are spicing things up for this American expat in…

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