Guimaras Mountain Resort
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Expat Hangout: Guimaras Mountain Resort

“The Kano,” aka, “The Anti-Social Blogger”,  has actually been quaffing a beer or two with fellow foreigners lately. Our stomping grounds? A new expat hangout,…

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old fart relaxing in boracay
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Unlimited 3-Day Weekends in the Philippines

My friends in the United States recently finished celebrating Labor Day. I used to look forward to the three day holiday when I worked at…

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our niece DenDen and my asawa at the mango terrace in guimaras
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Chinese New Year Celebration at Mango Terrace Pension Hotel in Guimaras

We kicked off the Chinese New Year with a celebration at the Mango Terrace in Guimaras. The Mango Terrace Pension Hotel, the former Shirven Hotel,…

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The Kano and my beautiful Filipina wife
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Philippines Ranks as 5th Best Country in the World for Expats to Find Love

Philippines ranks as 5th best country for expats to find love. That’s according to a recent survey from InterNations which polled 14,000 expats living in…

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The Kano
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The Expat Celebrity: “He Must Be an American Movie Star!”

You can have a face like a dog’s rear end and still attract a lot of attention as an expat in the Philippines.

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Sunset on Philippines Resort Cabaling Beach
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Top 10 Stress-Busters for Living in the Philippines

Even paradise has a few pitfalls.

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unsecured passenger bench hit larry from tawash
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Iloilo Coast Guard Now Enforcing Life Jacket Regulations

Coast Guard Officer at Parola Dock in Iloilo: “I am only doing my job, sir.”

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cow poop in the philippines
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How Much is that Cow Poop in the Window?

My Filipina wife has been collecting cow poop for years and has spent countless hours foraging for free cow chips in the Philippines.

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star fish found off raymen beach
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What Would I Have Done Differently After 6 Yrs. in the Philippines?

I finally get around to posting the final part of a story I started months ago.

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making the move back to guimaras
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God Bless the I.R.S.

Don’t tell Lois Lerner I got some money back.

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our new house in the philippines
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How Much Will it Cost to Build Your Retirement Home in the Philippines?

What could your own home in paradise cost?

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pretty pinays at Manggahan
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I’m Adored as a Rock Star by Pretty Pinays at Manggahan 2015

Yes, you, too, Pilgrim, could be a rock star in the Philippines!

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Great rooms at The Shirven Hotel in Guimaras
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The Brand New Shirven Hotel in Guimaras

The Shirven Hotel in Guimaras. Where expats meet for a cold beer and good food.

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My lovely asawa inside our new living room
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Our New Roof in the Philippines Finally Gets Delivered

The crusty old expat finally updates his website.

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scaffolding for our new home in the philippines
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Construction Has Begun On Our New House in the Philippines

Construction of our new home will take five to six months but it’s finally underway.

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