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Living in the Philippines: Five Year Review

With our fifth year in paradise approaching, I thought this would be a good time to look back at some previous posts.

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Internet at The Farm in Guimaras? The Conclusion

My wife and I made our monthly shopping trip to Iloilo City recently. Before we stopped at the SM HyperMarket to do our grocery shopping…

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Internet at The Farm in Guimaras

We’ve been without any Internet service at “The Farm” on the mango province of Guimaras since moving there in mid-October of last year. I’ve had…

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Lolo on the Loose

Lolo, my father-in-law, was on the loose the other day. Sunday's at “The Farm,” our  new location in the mango province of Guimaras, are usually…

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Annual Report to Philippine Bureau of Immigration

It’s that time of year again. The Philippine Bureau of Immigration has reminded all foreigners in the country to report in person for their annual…

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Continuing Problems with Smart Bro in Iloilo

Internet broad ban service in the Philippines is a hit and miss proposition. If there’s not a brown out, power outage, then chances are the…

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Philippines Paradise Update

Paradise. The Philippines? No. I can’t promise you that. But despite the recent “Cyber Martial Law,” recently put on hold, fortunately, by the Supreme Court,…

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How to Live Cheaper in the Philippines

With the US Dollar to Philippine Peso exchange rate continuing to slide (41.75 PHP to 1 USD at the time of this article) and rising…

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The Kano Cracks up the Sun Store Staff in Iloilo

Sometimes it's hard being me. I occasionally amaze myself with the amount of B.S. I can spread in one place. I used this God-given ability…

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Paying Bills? Pay Bills Online or go to a SM Mall?

Live in the Philippines and paying bills? Here’s some tips.

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Delivery Truck Hauls in New Mattress for my Pinay Princess: Part 2

Of course I have embarrassed my Pinay Princess (again) and she has told me in no uncertain terms to let the matter drop. What's the…

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Life in the “Burbs” Outside Iloilo City

Travel back in time with me to the 1950's in America. A simpler time.  Some of you reading this might be willing to admit living…

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Smart Bro in Iloilo City: The Saga Concludes.

Friday came. My conversation with Janice from Smart Bro the night before indicated I should be getting my Internet installed at our new location outside…

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