Internet in the Philippines
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. It is also a largely negative discussion among Filipinos. Now, I am moving back to the States soon, so today,…Read More
A refund? In the Philippines?
Welcome to another episode of the Expat Answerman Vidcast! I hope that you will enjoy today’s program. Last month, I got a real surprise when I asked a local business for a refund. I had some experience trying to get a refund before. Most of the time it was not possible to get a refund.…Read More
The guy at the end of my street opened an internet café, his first month was very slow, but then he had no internet connection. Somewhat like building a swimming pool, but having no water. But he knew something that I knew; two years ago Fiber Optic Cable was laid on the Nation Highway between…Read More
Getting a Document Notarized
About a month or two ago, I got an inquiry from a company in the United States. They were wanting to advertise on this website. It was a company that I felt I had a use for, and when I looked over their website, I found it to be well done, and their service looked…Read More
Of Course My Knickers Are In A Twist!
18 long years, with absolutely no internet, the semi experts at all the big “3” Cell Phone and computer service stores telling me I was just doomed to spend my life off line, which in fact might have made the online Philippines a better place without me there to post dumb stuff. Then at a…Read More
The Definition of Insanity:
This is not a repeat of my never ending Y2K problems on a mountain in Dinalupihan Bataan. Which if memory serves me I have mentioned a time or two. No this is directed at the administrators of the Globe, Smart, Sun and PLDT telecommunications companies. I won’t bore you with each separate company and their…Read More