island hopping is more fun in the Philippines
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7,500 Reasons to Make the Philippines your Retirement Destination

First of all, perhaps you thought I would be listing 7,107 reasons to make the Philippines your retirement destination. The number 7,500 refers to the…

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Sanctimonious Silly Senatorial Ads

The onslaught of political ads for the mid-term elections in the Philippines has finally ended. Also, vehicles with blaring loudspeakers touting their candidate have stopped…

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Manggahan Festival 2019 Guimaras’ Mind-blowing Mango Mash

This past Saturday, May 11, 2019 marked the official beginning of the 2019 Manggahan Festival. It’s Guimaras’ biggest party. Above all, this was the 10th…

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Crusty Old Expat’s Eye-Opening Exposition

First of all, I’ve turned off the World Wide Web before I even begin this post. I don’t want this elucidation shaded by anything I…

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Guimaras Computer Whiz Restores Globe Internet

My Globe internet service in Guimaras was down for four days last week, Holy Week. After speaking to a multitude of Globe service representatives, I…

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Best Computer Tech in Guimaras

My World Wide Web was down for two days recently. Despite making multiple calls to Globe for assistance, I still had no internet connection. What’s…

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Upcoming 2019 El Niño Assault Predicted

The island province we call home, Guimaras, may be in for another “state of calamity.” The National Weather Service of the Philippines, PAGASA, has a dire prediction. “Upcoming…

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JalAmiel at The Shirven in Guimaras
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JalAmiel, Our Miss 2018 United Nations Niece

Our niece, JalAmiel, has been picked as “Miss 2018 United Nations” to represent her class for a fundraiser.  JalAmiel is leading her schoolmates in an effort  to raise…

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The Marketplace Festive Walk Mall Iloilo Grand Opening

I don’t like crowds. Christmas shopping in malls swarming with bargain hunters doesn’t appeal to me at all. That said, my asawa and I recently…

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Positive Philippine Pool Performance

Positive Philippine Pool Performance. If you have a swimming pool in the Philippines like we do, you need to be prepared to do some daily…

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Gutsy Guimaras Guests Attend Typhoon Ompong Pool Party

Typhoon Ompong slammed into the Philippines almost two weeks ago. Another typhoon, Paeng, is approaching the archipelago but landfall in the PH is not expected…

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Grand Guimaras Garden Reflections

Grand Guimaras Garden Reflections While checking out some recycled flower pots hanging from one of our cashew trees, I decided to take the following photographs…

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pump boats at Ortiz in Iloilo
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Guimaras Motorboat Trip Shortage Strands Passengers

The Panay News reported last Sunday that Guimaras Motorboat Trip Shortage Strands Passengers. Guimaras, home of the sweetest mangoes in the world, is the island province…

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