Do you like to ride the roller coaster? If you are going to live in a foreign country as an expat, even if you don't like to ride the roller coaster, you have no choice. You will have to ride no matter what, assuming that your money comes from your home country. Whether your …Read This Post about Riding the Roller Coaster
Essential Tools to enjoy a HAPPY LIFE in the Philippines
My Filipina wife gave me the brief message. “Your brother called. She wants you to call back”. I smile knowing my wife had once again mixed up the use of 'he' and 'she' (unless my brother had called to tell me about a gender change). I gave up a long time ago trying to correct my …Read This Post about The Misunderstood Filipina Wife
I believe the answer to be, “Yes, millions do!” I made no mistake in my article title. I meant $200 not $2,000. I meant “happy life” not survive. The key word in the title is “person” which is not an expat. Most persons in the Philippines are not expats; they are Filipinos. …Read This Post about Can a person live a happy life on $200 a month in the Philippines?
It seems like every day it gets hotter and hotter. Right around now, I would have thought we'd get... I don't wanna use the word cold, so I'll use the words cool enough. Every year, the "-ber" months (September onward) usually bring a lot of rain and decent temperatures. This …Read This Post about How to get used to the heat?
In 1963 the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles issued me a Drivers License after I had passed both the written and driving test, on the crowded streets of Boston. I even had to accomplish a three-point turn on a narrow neighborhood street while driving a standard shift 1954 …[Read More...] about Unicorns Frolicking in Their Front Yard
I love S&R. S&R is a membership store here in the Philippines. When you go inside S&R you would think you are Costco, it looks exactly the sam! Same shelving. Same products. Everything is the same, except in most cases it is smaller than the average Costco, and the …[Read More...] about The Problem with S&R Shopping