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Americans Top List of Sex Offenders Barred from Entering Philippines in 2017

Former US Ambassador to the Philippines, Harry Thomas, tried to warn everyone. Back in 2011, Ambassador Thomas stirred up a diplomatic row. The former Ambassador…

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Dont bring bullets to Hong Kong
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Is Travel to the Philippines Safe?

You have to exercise some good COMMON SENSE.

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walking down the path to our new home in the philippines
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Taking a Walk on the Wild Side of the Philippines.

We embark on a new adventure on our island province of Guimaras!

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Philippine Super Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby): Getting Ready Is Key

Panic mode has set in for many areas.

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How BDO Screwed Up Our Dollar Account in the Philippines

My asawa and I have a peso savings account with BDO.

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American Expat Papa Duck’s Wife Anne Held by Macau Police

Readers, an extremely distressing incident involving two of our best friends, American expat Papa Duck, and his wife Anne, occurred recently. Papa D's lovely Filipina asawa was held by Macau…

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Conversion of Foreign License to Philippine Driver’s License: My Asawa’s Experience, Part 2

Conversion of Foreign License to Philippine Driver's License: My Asawa's Experience is concluded today with this post. My wife had made the trip to the…

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Doomsday Preppers and Bug-Out Bags in the Philippines

We’re just now getting “Doomsday Preppers” in the Philippines from the National Geographic Channel. The show explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the…

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Air Mall at Domestic Terminal Manila
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Return to Paradise, Part One

(Here's part one of a guest post from Randy who's sharing his recent adventure to the Philippines. Thanks, Randy!  Great story and photos. —Dave.) Our…

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It’s Not What You Know; It’s Who Your Asawa Knows

First of all, I really don’t know what all the complaints about NAIA (Manila’s Airport) are about. Until you have flown into the international airport…

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Healthcare Costs in the Philippines. We Finally Enroll in PhilHealth.

Our healthcare costs have approached a little over 1100 US Dollar since moving to the Philippines in July 2009. Not a substantial amount considering those…

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From Iloilo City to Boracay to Qatar. Journey of a Filipino Cab Driver.

Went to SM Hypermarket in Iloilo City to do our big grocery shopping for the month this past Sunday. Since we were loaded down with…

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