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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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Battle of the Bugs and Pests

By Luke | 4

When I was growing up, insects allowed me to be entertained for many hours. I would watch them, look at their lives as they busily went about their tasks, ants at first, then many others…

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I Hear Drums

By Rob Ashley | 6

When I first met my wife she told me she played on a basketball team in high school. I’m thinking, “Wow, an athlete. Just like Hoosiers or those university teams I’ve seen on the news…

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Wild honey tastes great! Photo by Tony Gerard

The Bee Hunters

By Pete McKee | 4

About a year ago, I had the pleasure of traveling to Ifugao Province, a short drive to our north.  I was traveling into the Cordillera Mountains in the company of some American and Filipino naturalists…

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It Was Bound to Happen:

By Paul Thompson | 22

That I’d write a very long article. Proof that if you have one week or three hours to pack a suitcase. You’ll pack the same things both times. This being my first monthly article to…

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A Death In The Family

By David Haldane | 9

The truth is that I didn’t remember him until I saw him dead. His name was Junelito S. Villondo, but friends called him Juni for short. Nearly every day for a year, Juni came to…

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Direct Deposit of US Government Payments

By Bob Martin | 8

Do you get US Government Payments? You get Direct Deposit to a Philippine Bank Did you know that you can now have most US Government payments (Social Security, Military Retirements, etc) deposited directly into your…

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Bad Ass Taxis

By Rob Ashley | 6

I had my car re-registered in Cebu City a few weeks ago, and during the inspection, they really put it through a thorough look-see. Not only did I have the emission test, but they examined…

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Where The Rubber Meets The Road?

By Peter Devlin | 4

Back in 1993, I was invited to visit a rubber plantation in North Cotabato owned by a family I’ve known for several years. North Cotabato is a landlocked province located in Mindanao and its capital…

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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!

Live in the Philippines Forum

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.

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. WowPhilippines

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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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