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“Fairy Tale” Iloilo-Guimaras Bridge is Duterte’s Top Priority

I love the smell of fresh carabao crap in the early morning air. Recently, I smelled it again when I saw the following headline from…

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Save $20 & Get Your Fan Repaired

The majority of us like to save money, right? Even one of the richest men in the world, Mark Zuckerberg, is allegedly a cheap tipper….

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“Arrogant” Arab Nabbed by Immigration Agents in Guimaras

Breaking News: “Arrogant” Arab Nabbed by Immigration Agents in Guimaras. A Press Release issued hours ago by the Bureau of Immigration’s Facebook page revealed the…

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Lawbreakers & Other Guimaras Scofflaws

While returning from a trip to Iloilo City to buy a hand pump for one of our wells, we made several stops before going home….

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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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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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Guimaras Tricycle Driver Killed in Drive By Shooting

Rufo (Dodong) Tahum was a quiet man. He drove a tricycle for years on our island province of Guimaras.  He also kept many fighting roosters…

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Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe”

Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe.” That’s me. First of all, I’m not a rich guy. While I enjoy a fantastically comfortable life in the PH, I’m…

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Tansyong, Best Thin-Crust Pizza in Guimaras

After a good juicy burger, a tasty palate-pleasing pizza is #2 on my favorite foods list. Since retiring to the Philippines over nine years ago,…

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Olivia’s Kitchen No Longer Welcoming Expats?

It was a disturbing report. A highly reliable source informed me yesterday that Olivia’s Kitchen is no longer welcoming expats. Foreigners that frequent this Guimaras…

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New Gaisano Mall Iloilo City’s Ho-Hum Experience

I’m cognizant of the fact that I’m negative at times. I’m not the official cheerleader for the Philippines Tourism Department. It’s my goal to present…

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Manggahan Festival 2018 Street Dancers Sizzle

Celebrating the Silver Glory of the Manggahan Festival in Guimaras were “The Kano” and “The Sainted Patient Wife.” “Manggahan Festival 2018 Street Dancers Sizzle” was…

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PNP Profiling/Protection Program for Foreigners in Guimaras

Two of my foreigner friends on our island province of Guimaras were recently visited by law enforcement officers from the Philippine National Police. “What was…

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