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Expat’s Extended Festive Walk Mall Review

My lovely asawa and I had previously visited Iloilo City’s new shopping venue for the first time back in July. Since our local energy provider,…

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New Guimaras Hypermarket Operating on “Filipino Time”

After nearly nine years of living in the Philippines, one would think I would have adjusted to “Filipino Time” by now. In some instances, I…

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Gastritis
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The Verdict: Wife Diagnosed With Gastritis & Bile Reflux

After spending an evening at Medicus Hospital with constant around-the-clock care from an attentive staff, my asawa prepared for the morning’s first procedure, an upper…

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emergency in guimaras
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Severe Attack Sends Spouse Back to Emergency Room Again

My suffering spouse returns to the ER.

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ambulance leaving guimaras provincial hospital
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Stricken Spouse! Philippines Emergency Room Rescue

My asawa, spouse, has been suffering with chronic abdomen pain for months. The pain, caused by “wind” according to my wife, would first be treated…

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New People’s Army, Maute Terrorists: Iloilo Under Siege

TWIN TERRORIST THREATS inched closer to Iloilo City!

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Iloilo Speeders Could Get 6-Month Jail Sentence

THE Transportation Management and Traffic Regulation Office (TMTRO) nabbed at least 35 violators this past Monday, June 1, 2017 in Iloilo City. It was the…

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security rounding up the strays at Caticlan port
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Cheapest Way From Iloilo to Boracay

What’s the cheapest way to travel from Iloilo to Boracay? Head out to Tagbak Terminal, the largest land terminal in Iloilo and a popular transit…

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view from a pump boat iloilo to guimaras
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Pump Boat Preacher Has Captive Audience

In the almost eight years I’ve lived in the Philippines, I’ve made hundreds of trip from Guimaras, our island province home, to nearby Iloilo City….

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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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go manila to iloilo
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Our Luxury 2Go Cruise Manila/Iloilo

An unfortunate incident occurred during our luxury 2go cruise from Manila to Iloilo.  In a previous post, I related the tragic event in which a…

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liter water tank in the philippines
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Our Water Conservation Project in the Philippines

According to the national weather service, this ongoing El Niño will be among the strongest, if not the strongest, to ever hit the Philippines.

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Sunset on Philippines Resort Cabaling Beach
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Top 10 Stress-Busters for Living in the Philippines

Even paradise has a few pitfalls.

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