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Top 7 Expat Philippines Retirement Problems

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…

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Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe”

Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe.” That’s me. First of all, I’m not a rich guy. While I enjoy a fantastically comfortable life in the PH, I’m…

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10 Things You Need to Know before Moving to the Philippines

Are you thinking of retiring to the Philippines? I moved to this group of 7,107 islands with my beautiful Filipina wife over nine years ago….

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Crusty Old Expat’s Antisocial Ways

Anyone that knows me wouldn’t be surprised by the title of this post: “Crusty Old Expat’s Antisocial Ways.” It doesn’t bother me that I’m probably…

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American Expat in the Philippines: Companion Guide to The Ph Expat Advisor

    This companion guide to my first book about the Philippines, “The Philippines Expat Advisor,” is an eclectic mix of stories, tips and general…

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Simple Man. Simple Life.

American expat in the Philippines. A Simple Man. A Simple Life. No one has threatened to kill me recently. I’ve only had to yell at…

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10 Questions You Should Ask before You Move to the Philippines

What are the 10 questions you should ask before you move to the Philippines? After residing in the Philippines for over eight years now, I’ve…

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American Expat Motorcyclist Killed in Iloilo Jeepney Crash

I apologize to anyone who might be offended by the graphic picture shown courtesy of Panay News. While the American expat motorcyclist from Texas was…

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Traveling to the Philippines? Here’s CDC’s Recommended Vaccines

Traveling to the Philippines? Here’s the Center for Disease Control, CDC’s, recommended vaccines for traveling to the Philippines.

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Conclusion: Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain

Hang on, boys and girls. It’s the “Conclusion: Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain.” One of our neighbors had filed a complaint at our…

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Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain

My E-book, “The Philippines Expat Advisor”, has a section that deals with barangay captains. “Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain” relates a recent visit…

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