How to Move to the Philippines

First Steps

Shipping Container

My move to the Philippines has been postponed a while as I told in my earlier article, “Paradise Postponed”. Rather than wait until the last minute, I am continuing to downsize and get rid of things that I know will not be needed. I have been listing things on eBay and Craigslist and have scheduled…

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What should I bring with me? EAM

Should I bring my tools?

It’s another episode of the Expat Answer Man Podcast today!  I am happy to see you back here again, and I hope you enjoy the episode.  Today is episode 8 of the Podcast, so we are really getting into the swing of things now, and I hope you have been enjoying the show and finding…

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Why you should not move to the Philippines

There is a fellow named Travis Kraft who has a very active YouTube Channel, mostly based on videos about the Philippines.  I enjoy many of Travis’ videos and he has a video about just about any subject that you might think of involving the Philippines.  Lots of interesting stuff. Recently, I saw a video that…

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Who to ask when moving here?

At Starbucks with Michael and Malcolm

When moving here try to ask people that know a lot about the PI. I’ve been hearing lots of foreigners asking Filipinos abroad of what would they think of the Philippines now? To think a lot of those Pinoys that live abroad never been back here for ages. Then of course their opinions of the…

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The right clothing for the Philippines EAM

Wearing Shorts

Well, we have a new feature here on LiP starting today.  It is a Podcast called “The Expat Answer Man“.  Basically, it is a show where people can call in and leave voicemail with a question about moving to the Philippines, living in the Philippines, or the expat lifestyle in general. To listen to the…

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10 mistakes when moving to the Philippines

So many complainers!

Everybody makes mistakes in life, but when making a major life decision it is good to do it with as few mistakes as possible.  Last week, I was listening to a Podcast on the Internet while out walking, and it was about the “10 Mistakes” that people make when doing this, that or the other.…

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