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….
UPDATE Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines Perhaps I’m becoming more “Filipino.” Because I moved to the Philippines over 10 years ago, I have to wonder if I’m emulating “Filipino Time.”….
Are you considering the Philippines as your retirement destination? I’ve lived in the Philippines for over nine years now. I’ve been married to a lovely Filipina for over 18 years…..
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….
While waiting for my wife to get ready for a trip to her manicurist, I decided I wanted to accompany her to town. Because I had already woken up from….
Guimelco, our local “service” provider for electricity secured a 100 million loan last year to completely refurbish the aging electrical grid in Guimaras. The project was to be completed by….
Our muddy road, replete with ruts deeper than Bill Gates’ pockets, has finally been restored to drive-able conditions. “Road Repaired! A Big Thanks to Guimaras Governor Gumarin.” And thanks to….
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….
Truth? Yes, it is stranger than fiction at times. Often the limits of credibility are stretched beyond imagination in the Philippines (and in politics.) The other day two chickens, a….
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.
You can have a face like a dog’s rear end and still attract a lot of attention as an expat in the Philippines.
Yes, you, too, Pilgrim, could be a rock star in the Philippines!