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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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My Generator

Emergency Generators in the Philippines

By Luke | 1

I live in a small city here in the Philippines and yes we have, as they are called here Brownouts, a lot of them. Since the first of the year, our longest blackout was a…

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Amoeba

By David Haldane | 11

I don’t know what it is about me and salads. Two weeks ago, I had one named after me, David Salad. And this week a different one put me in the hospital. Perhaps sharing your…

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Journals from an Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer. ‘Invisible’

By Max Woodside | 3

Arik, Nyle and I were having a beer at an outside bar in Minglanilla, Cebu. We had delivered some hand-carved hardwood bookshelves to a well-to-do foreigner in a subdivision nearby. Arik was a furniture maker…

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Car Story

By Rob Ashley | 13

You see the first guy bought the car for his friend who was a seaman from Liloan, and then he transferred the ownership to the Seaman guy, but when I bought it from the second…

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Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens

Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens

By Bob Martin | 250

Guide to Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens As a dual citizen travel can seem complicated Many who are dual citizens in the Philippines can find travel for Philippine Dual Citizens complicated. Do they need a…

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New Guy Experiences, Finding Like Minded Filipino Friends

By Pete McKee | 10

I’m not sure how the experiences of other male expats compare to mine in this regard. But, by and large, the majority of people who spend much social time with us are the female friends…

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Stuck!

By David Haldane | 9

It was the kind of thud that breaks your heart. The kind that gives you a sinking feeling, both literally and figuratively. The kind that says, in menacing terms; ok, bud, you’re stuck! Now let’s…

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Earthbound Misfit Part 1

By Patrick Duffey | 3

I’ve filled up gas worth $3 before and later on, I put in worth $45 in my gas tank. I’ve asked for rides & given rides. I’ve got a house full of food & I’ve…

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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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