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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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Jollibee Stung by Horrific French Fries Review

Burned by a recent French fry review, the big fat red bee is smarting. “Jollibee Stung by Horrific French Fries Review” has got the bee…

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Islands Stay Hotel Puerto Princesa Review

Almost forgot the “Islands Stay Hotel Puerto Princesa Review” until one of my Canadian friends in Guimaras reminded me. My Canadian colleague freely admits to…

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Tantalizing Taytay Tales

While we were in Puerto Princesa Palawan, my asawa and I decided to visit the Underground River. Puerto Princesa’s pride is easily the Puerto Princesa…

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The City Mall Parola Expat Experience

“The City Mall Parola Expat Experience.”  A retired fart like me has plenty of time to go shopping with his asawa. I enjoy checking out…

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Best Shopping Malls in Bacolod City, A Visit to Robinsons Place

So what are the best shopping malls in Bacolod City?

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Best Shopping Malls in Bacolod City, A Visit to Ayala Mall

After visiting SM City Bacolod, my wife and I headed out via jeepney

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Flame It! Burger in Cebu City. One of my Favorite Burger Joints in the Philippines

I’m a Midwest boy that loves his burgers and fries. As an American expat living in the Philippines for almost five years now, I’ve had…

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Age Discrimination Hiring Practices in the Philippines

An old  geezer (aka “old fart,” borrowing Papa Duck’s terminology) like me, at the age of 60,  would have about as much chance as getting…

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Instant Karma in Iloilo City!

Call it the grace of God. Call it instant karma. Call it sheer dumb luck. Whatever term you use to describe the events of this…

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Philippines Shopping: Gaisano City in Iloilo

Gaisano City located in the Lapaz district of Iloilo used to be one of the most popular shopping destinations in the area. My asawa and…

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Manila Mayor Orders Arrest of Smokers!

“Smokers face arrest in city of Manila.” That was the blurb on the front page of yesterday’s The Philippine Star as I sat reading the free…

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