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A resource guide for American expats moving to or living in the Philippines. Useful information also geared for expats worldwide.
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  • Guimaras Seeks to Lower Power Rate 1 day ago The P14.50 (29¢) per kilowatt-hour rate of Guimaras Electric Cooperative (Guimelco) is a burden to Guimaras consumers.  Add to that cost, the regular frequent power interruptions. No wonder this situation is turning off potential investors. “How are we going to improve the economy of the...
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Guimaras Mountain Resort 2 days ago My lovely asawa and I recently witnessed a St. Valentine’s Day Massacre at the Guimaras Mountain Resort. OK, I, confess. Maybe only a few turkeys and chickens were actually sacrificed for the buffet dinner. However, Valentine’s Day, 1929,  in Chicago, produced a very “Bloody Valentine.”...
  • Philippine Bureau of Immigration Barred 9,000 Aliens from Entering RP in 2016 6 days ago Bureau of Immigration (BI) inspectors at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and other ports of entry turned back more than 9,000 foreign travelers last year. (Photo Source: This was a result of the BI’s intensified efforts to strengthen border security and prevent the...
  • Pump Boat Preacher Has Captive Audience 1 week ago 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. Since Iloilo has many more shopping options than our island home, my asawa and I have found it necessary to make the 12-15 minute trip… The post...
  • Cutting the Boys' Balls Off 1 week ago Holy Lorena Bobbitt, Batman! Three males in our household recently experienced an operation most males would shun. “Cutting the Boys’ Balls Off” isn’t a story for the faint of heart, especially if you’re a knuckle-dragging caveman like me.) (Graphic Source: Expat Blog Awards 2012: Philippines Silver Award!

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00:56 AM March 22, 2013

One of the first expat sites I visited and one of the few blogs I still follow. Dave puts forth the every day life events of living in the Philippines with both candor and humor. A must subscribe! Also a good resource on dating Filipina women.

19:52 PM May 08, 2015

defiantly a most follow blog for anyone wanting some strait forward approach about life in the Philippines. and also if you ever consider building a house I'm sure he has a lot of first hand experiences he will gladly share. and besides he's a good old country guy from central ILL.

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