As many of you probably already know, I live on the Island of Mindanao, which is in the Southern Philippines. While Mindanao has the reputation of being a dangerous place that should be avoided, that is not my experience at all! As a matter of fact, every person that I know who makes a trip […]
Archives for March 2008
Over the past 2 weeks you may have noticed that I have not participated on the site nearly as much as normal. I have tried to keep active, but something happened a couple of weeks ago that kept me from spending as much time on-site as I usually do, and has really monopolized my time […]
Today’s guest blog is from Bruce Linder. Bruce has been living in Davao a few months now, and has his own blog, American in Davao. Bruce notified me of some changes in residency requirements that he came across when he recently visited the Bureau of Immigration. Here is what Bruce had to say: Today when […]
The Jeepney is a quintessential mode of transportation in the Philippines. Check this video to see what the Jeepney is!
Davao City has turned into sort of the Seattle of the Philippines. Seattle, Washington is where Starbucks got started and is sort of the Coffee Capital of the USA, and that is how Davao is here in the Philippines. Surprisingly, there are a lot of coffee shops here in Davao. I have told Feyma, and […]
The seasons work a little differently here in the Philippines. In Northern areas you have rainy season and dry season. Here in Davao, where I live, the weather is roughly the same year around. The amount of rain we get here is roughly equal every month of the year, with slight variations. In the Visayas […]