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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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Home Building Ideas!

By Feyma | 2

When Bob and I went to Gensan a few weeks ago. We swing by to see our friend Mike and Greeny who lived in Glan, Sarangani Province. They just finished up building their dream house.…

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Korean visitors flocking to the Philippines

By Bob Martin | 44

Over the past 2 years or so, the statistics are showing that a lot of Koreans are coming to visit the Philippines!  I see it everywhere I look too.  I see many Koreans out around…

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Gonna have a haircut today!

By Bob Martin | 6

Yeah, it’s not breaking news – you won’t see the headline on CNN, but I am going to go have a haircut today. Having a haircut here is a bit different than it was in…

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Adjusting With Family!

By Feyma | 6

To all of you who are wondering how are you going to adjust to your family and friends when times to moved back here? I will tell you what I experienced. It was not easy…

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Final Exam

By Feyma | 2

March is the final examination time for the most kids here in the Philippines. Our kids, they studied at Ateneo De Davao University. Starting today it’s examination time for them. Our youngest son Jared is…

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I’ve completed my annual check-in

By Bob Martin | 19

Did you know that if you live here on a 13 series Visa, you have to go to the Bureau of Immigration and check in every year?  That’s right, every year, in January of February,…

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Buying a computer in the Philippines

By Bob Martin | 30

If there is anything that I buy a lot of, it’s computers!  I have a lot of computers, mostly for my business.  At least, I tell Feyma that I need to buy them for business. …

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Cooking!

By Feyma | 6

When we lived in the States I hardly cook at first. Bob was the one who do the cooking. I’m just the helper in the kitchen. He can really barbeque good, he can also cooked…

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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!

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