This article is kind of a follow-on to the piece I wrote recently here called Decide by Facts which was mainly suggesting near-heresy in some people’s minds, simply by pointing out the the popular Philippine Permanent Visa 13 series, for the family of Philippine/former Philippine citizens, was NOT the ONLY answer for living full-time in […]
One thing about finances in the Philippines is that your money will go a long way here compared to in western societies. Life is much less expensive in the Philippines, and that is attractive to many people!
Be sure to also read our archive about Repairs. You can get most anything repaired in the Philippines. Much different than in most western cultures where you just throw something away if it breaks. Repairs in the Philippines are cheap and you can save a lot of money compared to buying a replacement of the broken item!
I saw this post on my news feed on my FB. It’s something for the family here to think about. Maybe they will lower the high expectations of the loved ones they have abroad. It’s a thought provoking message especially to those OFW in the States and other parts in the world. Living here for a […]
I have a lot of websites, more than 200 different sites, and most of them are related in one way or another to the Philippines. Because of this, as you can image, I get a ton of e-mail from people who profess to me that they want to move here. Funny thing is, even after […]
When you are sponsoring your wife or fiance to get a visa to come to the USA, you have to prove your financial capacity to support her. What about if you are moving to the Philippines to be with your spouse, fiance or girlfriend? Will she have to show that she is financially capable of […]
In the frenzy preparing to put up her Christmas decorations Mayang noticed that some of the tiles on the front of the house were separating from the wall due to rain seeping behind them during the last six rainy seasons, which means it lasted a lot longer than I ever thought they would. To me […]
In 1965 my first Navy ship sailed from Florida to Europe or the Mediterranean to be more precise. I was 18 years old at the time my first trip out of the good old USofA. It was all new and wondrous to a young kid from the Dorchester section of Boston. Our first Port o […]