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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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A new chapter called life

By Patrick Duffy | 1

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 | 3

 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 | 7

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 | 9

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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The Journey

By David Wasson | 1

Seriously, who designed the seats in airplanes? Makes you wonder if they ever sat in one place for 16 hours. Not that being 6’ 6” made me any less comfortable than the next guy, but…

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I was on the jeepney, but was I in Love?

Bob, did you fall in love on the jeepney?

By Bob Martin | 12

Did I Fall in Love on the Jeepney? Be Careful, You have to Read Carefully! Last week I told you about my fateful Jeepney ride. I was coming home from my trip to the city.…

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Ways to Save some Pesos!

By Alan Schmidt | 5

Today as I was thinking about what topic to discuss I was out with my wife at the local market and it all of a sudden dawned on me?? I am not sure if my other…

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Nightmare

By David Haldane | 8

It’s a scene that would be at home in most people’s nightmares. Your mother wakes up gasping for breath. It’s happened before because she’s asthmatic, and this is the sort of thing that happens to…

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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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Go to the forums and get your questions answered

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

Our forum is absolutely free and you are welcome to come and post your questions or maybe even answer a few.

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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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We've helped thousands of people, here is what a few have to say

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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