Calm Cash

Banking days during the holiday season through early next year!

Well, Christmas is just around the corner. Just got done helping Bob with his gig as the Santa for one of the companies here in the Philippines. Now, we are getting so busy with our other on-line businesses, which means we are needing cash for every time we go to buy what we need for the orders. So it means to say also that I had to go make a trip to the bank or ATM (automated … [Read More...]

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Ride Lil Dude Ride

T’was the night before the Pacman’s Pay-per View fight my wife and daughter had just spent two days re-purposing my granddaughter’s electric powered toy ATV. It has … [Read More...]

What do you need to do to move to the Philippines?


We Have Returned!

The other day, I re-read Bob’s column reporting that Live in the Philippines readers are moving to the Philippines. Bob was not expecting this migration, regardless of its size and scope. Like many of us who follow his columns, Bob views it as a good … [Read More...]

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Financial considerations when moving to the Philippines


Prepare yourself

It's time to get ready.  You should always be prepared.  Don't say that you had no warning, because the alarm bells are sounding, sirens are wailing and emergency lights are flashing. No, there is not a fire.  The police are not looking for you, … [Read More...]

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Exchange rate update

It has been over three months since I've written about the exchange rates between the Dollar and the Peso, and there have been significant movements since that article.  Because of this, it's time that we take another look at the topic, I think.  In … [Read More...]

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Can you purchase land in the Philippines?


A House In Pasuquin

Over the past couple of months, I've read many comments about having a place to live in The Philippines.  Some folks see the wisdom in renting an apartment, condo or house as their residence.  Others' wisdom leans toward either buying or building … [Read More...]

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Philippine Living Pack

Adjusting to life in the Philippines


After lunch?

If you read the things I write regularly, it should be obvious to you that I love living in the Philippines.  I love the people, I love the country.  Overall, I can think of no place on the earth where I would prefer to live.  However, that doesn't … [Read More...]

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Acculturation: Language

Last week, I wrote an article about my acculturation in the Philippines, and told you that over my next few articles I would be expanding on the topic, and focusing in on specific areas where I have become more in step with Philippine culture, and … [Read More...]

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Acculturation: Transportation

OK, it's time for my third installment in my Acculturation series here on LiP.  I hope you are enjoying my articles in this series so far, and I still have a number of articles to go before I can fully explain how I have come very close to completing … [Read More...]


SIR: The Time-Event Concept

Last week, when I wrote in my continuing series about SIR (Smooth Interpersonal Relationships), by foundation of Filipino Culture, I said that I had only one more aspect to cover, and asked if anyboyd could guess what it was.  I was surprised that … [Read More...]

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