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Guimaras SeaOil Pumps Up Piglets for Sale

Since diesel fuel was down by 1.05 pesos a liter we stopped at our local SeaOil outlet to gas up. We were returning from a…

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Philippines Stinky Cockfight Crowds?

Our new domestic helper was trying to give “Lolo,” Grandpa, a shower the other morning. Lolo, afflicted with Alzheimer’s, lives in a nipa hut behind…

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Guimaras’ Best Pizza Joint’s New Location

Above all, I love pizzas and burgers. Tansyong is Guimaras’ best pizza joint, hands down. Nobody else even comes close. (NAMIT Burger is Guimaras’ best burger…

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Sherwin and Shaina in Guimaras
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Niece Shaina Phenomenal Overcomer

Our niece Shaina, who lives with us, recently passed the Teachers board exams for elementary level teachers. First of all, it was no easy task….

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island hopping is more fun in the Philippines
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7,500 Reasons to Make the Philippines your Retirement Destination

First of all, perhaps you thought I would be listing 7,107 reasons to make the Philippines your retirement destination. The number 7,500 refers to the…

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Sanctimonious Silly Senatorial Ads

The onslaught of political ads for the mid-term elections in the Philippines has finally ended. Also, vehicles with blaring loudspeakers touting their candidate have stopped…

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Remarkable Rain Ricochets across Guimaras

As of Wednesday, May 15, 2019 we’ve had some welcome sporadic rain showers across our island province. With only one day of rain in April…

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Manggahan Festival 2019 Legendary Latin Dance

Saturday May 11, 2019 marked the official beginning of the 2019 Manggahan Festival. It’s Guimaras’ biggest blast. My asawa and two nieces and a nephew…

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Manggahan Festival 2019 Guimaras’ Mind-blowing Mango Mash

This past Saturday, May 11, 2019 marked the official beginning of the 2019 Manggahan Festival. It’s Guimaras’ biggest party. Above all, this was the 10th…

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Schedule your Meeting with “The Kano” Today

I’ve met quite a few people since starting this website almost ten years ago. While I’ve never charged folks for visiting “The Kano,” American Expat…

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Live on 250 US Dollars a Month in Guimaras Paradise

250 smackers. That’s all it takes to live on Cloud Nine. Utopia. Bliss. Heaven. Call it what you like. A recent poverty estimate revealed that…

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Guimaras Computer Whiz Restores Globe Internet

My Globe internet service in Guimaras was down for four days last week, Holy Week. After speaking to a multitude of Globe service representatives, I…

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Iloilo City Man Survives Aswang Attack
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Vampire Dogs Roam Two Guimaras Barangays

When my wife came home after visiting a neighbor, I was intrigued. The latest local newsflash involved a couple of “vampire dogs” in our area….

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