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If You’re Pregnant in the Philippines, Don’t Eat Balut

Take some advice from the crusty old expat.

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Coast Guard in Iloilo & Guimaras DO NOT Enforce Wearing of Life Jackets

UPDATED SEPT. 19, 2019 COAST GUARD IN ILOILO AND GUIMARAS NOW ENFORCES THE WEARING OF LIFE JACKETS In fairness to the local Coast Guard, I…

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Food Tourism Drive “Eats. More Fun in the Philippines”

First of all, who can argue with a campaign that features food? I certainly can’t. Therefore, this new effort by the DOT, “Food Tourism Drive…

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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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Cheapest Money Transfer Services

So you moved to the Philippines. Congratulations. Therefore, you might need a way to obtain cash from your home country. Hence, today’s post: “Cheapest Money…

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Why Did Jesus Never Get Married?

Another reason to find my loving spouse a shopping buddy. A recent trip to SM City found me in a usual position. On my fat…

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Our Filipino Nephew Passed on Old-School Circumcision

Our nephew, Jorealle, is going to be 13 years old next month. Because the young lad tends to attract the ladies, he was dubbed the…

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Guimelco’s Greatest Grand Gaffe

Almost all of my regular readers should be aware of my longstanding gripes with Guimelco. While the local provider of electrical energy for our island…

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Causing a Filipino to “Lose Face” Can Cost You Your Life

Most of my readers are probably already familiar with the concept of “saving face” in Asian culture. Before I retired to the Philippines over nine…

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Free Super-Fast Internet Coming to Philippines

“Free Super-Fast Internet Coming to Philippines.” What have you been smoking, dude? Is this more “fake news” being perpetrated by Facebook?

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“Good Day”Coffee’s Amazing Health Benefits

Years ago when I worked for AT&T back in Central Illinois, I would kick start my mornings with an icy cold can of Diet Coke….

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How to Find Your Dream Woman in the Philippines

“How to Find Your Dream Woman in the Philippines.” “Why would a guy travel thousands of miles to find a partner for life?” “Aren’t there…

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“Would Jesus Ride Jeepneys in the Philippines?

“Would Jesus Ride Jeepneys in the Philippines?” You can tell a guy has way too much time on his hands when he starts asking himself…

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