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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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Philippine Travel Ramblings and Observations

By LeRoy | 7

Planes, trains well sort of, buses, taxis, ferry, tricycles, motorcycle, jeepney, and private car, I got to sample it all. In our family I am the OFW, so to speak since I am only there…

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So you want to make money in the Philippines?

By Bob Martin | 12

   I’ve got a business for you Easy work, big money We are leaving the Philippines, and I have a business that I want to sell. A lot of people ask me how they…

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Christmas/ New Years in the Philippines

By Luke | 2

I remember Christmas and New Years in my hometown in California. Outside was cold or very cool because my home was located up in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, north of Yosemite Valley. But inside was…

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Goodbye, Philippines

By Bob Martin | 75

Our Move is quickly approaching We will miss the Philippines So, as I told you a couple of months ago, Feyma and I are moving back to the USA. We have settled on living in…

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The night before Christmas in Davao

By Bob Martin | 147

There is a poem that is quite famous, called “A Visit from Saint Nicholas” although these days, it is more commonly known as “The Night before Christmas.”  It was written by Clement Clarke Moore.   Although…

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Membership Shopping Philippines

By Bob Martin | 503

Membership Shopping in the Philippines More players are coming online Membership shopping is coming of age in the Philippines. There have been membership shopping stores in the Philippines for years. However, in recent years the…

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Balikbayan Box

Balikbayan Box: Everything you need to know

By Bob Martin | 317

Shipping things to the Philippines? You need to learn about the Balikbayan Box! Do you have items that you want or need to ship to the Philippines? The least expensive way to do it is…

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Internet in the Philippines

Internet in the Philippines

By Bob Martin | 645

How is the Internet in the Philippines? My Experience over 2 Decades in Country Internet in the Philippines. Over my years of living in the Philippines, one of the most discussed (mostly negative) topics among expats.…

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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!

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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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