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Live in the Philippines is a community of many thousands of people who share their experiences and enjoy reading about the experiences of others. Experience shared is knowledge gained by the many readers who are interested in moving to the Philippines or uniting with their significant other. We offer a huge database of free information as well as a wide range of services from helping you with your travel arrangements, performing investigations, starting a business and even with your visa needs

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Bad luck turns to good fortune!

Bad luck turns to good fortune!

By Bob Martin | 0

A Typhoon of Donuts This Typhoon worked out well for some Being in business can also lead to some great friendships. I have one such friendship that I want to write about today. Some time…

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My Expectations for the Philippines

By George Worsham | 3

I heard a quote once that I’ve often used, don’t worry About the Horse being Blind, Just Load the Wagon. John Madden, the famed former football coach of the Oakland Raiders, former broadcaster and personality…

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New Chapter Called Life Part 3

By Patrick Duffey | 0

My son John and I get restless and bored often while waiting for our friend at “Filipino time” so we run away and get lost on purpose. We grab a jeepney and tell them to…

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My Life in Cebu: Tattoos

By Rob Ashley | 11

I don’t know what it is about ex-pats and who they become when they first land in The Philippines. Backward baseball hats, tank tops that say “Beast Mode On,” San Miguel’s or Heineken in each…

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Journals from an Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer. The Bridge.

By Max Woodside | 2

We were at Arik’s Cebu City apartment for supper. He often had these dinners to teach and allow questions. Tonight, we had the Bridge exercise. Several students were present, Nyle -a young physician, myself, and…

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Random Days in the Philippines for August

By Paul Thompson | 12

This is the next compilation of a few of the assorted days I’ve experienced in the Republic of the Philippines. It’s just happy noise: As a tyke in Boston in the 1950’s my four brothers…

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First Day on the Job

By David Wasson | 9

After breakfast, the first order of business was to exchange some American dollars into Philippine Pesos. The hotel directed us to the next street over and we walked into a money changers booth. Now I…

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Making it Real

By David Haldane | 6

It was as if my entire life hung on the strength of a flickering Internet signal. One more minute of darkness, and I’d be lost forever. At least that’s how it seemed at the time.…

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WHAT'S NEW?

At Live in the Philippines we are working every single day to bring you the best services and content available! We have quite a few new features we've recently added including a brand new forum! We've also added at gift shop, dedicated book store and features that allow you to book 1 on 1 coaching sessions!

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We have a forum for virtually any topic you might have an interest in. Come check out the forum and join our community!

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OUR TALENTED WRITERS

At Live in the Philippines (LiP) we have featured many talented writers over the years. Some of our writers serve as information providers, others fill the role of expat entertainment. Whatever you are looking for from our site you will find it, and surely one or two of our writers will be your favorite!

Do you want to write for LiP? If so, please contact us and let us know, we would be happy to welcome you to the team!

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Excellent information for those planning on moving to the R.P., especially regarding banking. Bob, as a successful entrepreneur, shares his insights along with other long-term expat’s ideas. WowPhilippines

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Bob’s service was great! He saved me a fortune! I saved more than $1,000 on my airline tickets alone by following Bob’s advice!

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