Because I wanted a break from the current coronavirus crisis crisscrossing the globe, I decided to post some pictures from our Boracay vacation in late February 2020. While President Duterte’s….
“Foam party?” I wondered out loud, “I thought that was one of the bands playing tonight.” Negatory, good buddy. A foam party, a good Canadian friend informed me, was a….
The Philippine Senate passed its version of the Universal Health Care Bill. The Senate’s 14-0 vote seeks to guarantee all Filipinos equal access to quality and affordable health goods and….
After being diagnosed with gastritis and bile reflux, my asawa was ready to be discharged from Medicus Hospital in Iloilo City. This post, “PhilHealth Contribution=$300 ER, Hospital Bill,” reveals how….
My asawa was in the front passenger seat of our Aurora Blue Ford Ranger suffering from an extreme abdominal pain attack. The Provincial Hospital in Guimaras, our home province, was….
We recently entertained a gaggle of Manila relatives who visited us at our new home in the Philippines and hit beach resorts in Guimaras, our island province home, and Boracay…..
We quickly purchased two round trip tickets and soon boarded the Weesam Express. The waters were rough that day. In the first time in over six years of living in the Philippines and riding banca boats and ferries, I felt my myself becoming seasick about 45 minutes into the 90-minute trip.
The steel trusses are going up. Work on our new home in the Philippines progresses.
Annual Report this year at Iloilo was completed with no problems.
I had concerns. Having not left the Philippines in five years.
The ECC, Emigration Exit Clearance, will soon be processed at the Iloilo Immigration Office. Since I will be returning to the United States in late September for a two week visit to see my Dad.
A new six-month, Long Stay Visitor Visa Extension (LSVVE) will soon be available for foreigners intending to stay in the Philippines longer. Currently non-visa required nationals are admitted for 21….