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80% Expats Love Guimaras as Retirement Destination

I retired to the Philippines almost ten years ago with my lovely Filipina wife. Because my spouse was born and raised in Guimaras, we moved…

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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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One Storey House Design
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Independent Contractor Being Hired to Build Our New Home in the Philippines

We hire a new foreman to build our new home in the Philippines.

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nipa hut in Guimaras
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Lolo’s Nipa Hut in the Philippines Nears Completion

Lolo is driving me nuts as work on his new digs progresses.

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tipi in the philippines
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Native American Tipi in the Philippines

My brother-in-law in Guimaras goes Native American.

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Is SM Coming to Guimaras Island?

Is SM, Shoe Mart, the department store, that is, coming to Guimaras Island? (Whatever  other type of SM might be present on the island province…

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Meet at the Covered Uncovered Gym

I had to attend a graduation meeting for parents and guardians at my niece Shaina’s high school in Guimaras recently. Shaina is to graduate from…

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Our Laundry Lady in Guimaras Gets Clothes Lined

We haven’t had a washing machine and dryer since moving to the Philippines in July 2009. When my Filipina wife and I lived at “The…

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making the move back to guimaras
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American Expat in Philippines Making the Move to Guimaras

Sweetest mangoes in the world: Guimaras.

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Major Upgrades at Cousin Emma’s Jade Market

Discovered some shocking major upgrades at Cousin Emma’s Jade Market in Guimaras during the recent “Babes & Beer Tour.”  My wife’s relative in the mango…

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