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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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NEW TO THE BLOG

Where is the Unofficial US Embassy?

By Bob Martin | 8

Sorry McDonald’s You’ve been replaced For years, probably decades expats around the world have called McDonald’s the “Unofficial US Embassy”.  Why did they consider McDonald’s the Unofficial US Embassy? Because it was the place where you would…

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Expensive Tourist Visa Denial

By Alan Schmidt | 13

Hello, Everyone I wanted to share my first and last experience of attempting to get a Tourist Visa for my Wife Gellie after our wedding in June 2015. Shortly after our wedding in June, I was…

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President Duterte's House

Duterte’s House

By David Haldane | 8

It’s not an easy place to find. You drive a long time, stop for directions, then drive some more. Finally, at the end of what seems like an unreasonably circuitous route, you arrive at a…

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Can you handle Driving in the Philippines?

What’s Your Attitude When Driving

By George Worsham | 5

I see a lot of articles and comments from Expats that is complaining about driving in the Philippines. It has been getting to me also! I know I need to change my own attitude while…

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Yolanda

A new chapter called life

By Patrick Duffy | 2

Going through the motions in the struggles of everyday life just to lay my head down to dream ~ to escape ~ to relive that the precious memories and moments past times and future goals…

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My Life in Cebu: Rescue

By Rob Ashley | 5

 They are his daughters, after all. There was no cell phone signal; the winds were just too strong. Slashing winds. The ones that bent the palm trees to the ground. And rain, though it wasn’t…

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Talks with an Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer. “Crazy-Lost”.

By Max Woodside | 4

I’ve been talking to and chronicling an indigenous Philippine sorcerer for almost 7 years.  I have many notebooks and lots of material.   He spoke good English but took a long time for me to…

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The New Watch

A Random Day in the Philippines “July”

By Paul Thompson | 7

Compilation of My Days Drinking Coffee Sitting at the Mall on Subic Freeport at the Coffee Bean (And Tea Leaf Store) 20 meters across is a Starbucks doing a banner business with a line outside…

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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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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.

Mike Stevens - How to Move to the Philippines Manual

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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