experiences

plastic is money

Today I have read an article in the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper that a small town finaly has a solution for all the plastics, thrown away by everybody, often just in the streets.

living in the Philippines

living in the Philippines

When you are living in the Philippines you will found out that you are never alone unless you stay in your apartment with the door and windows closed. One of hardest things to manage is your extended family in the Philippines. Although not all families are the same, if you are married to a Filipina,(…)

About retiring in the Philippines

About retiring in the Philippines

In the Philippines you may find lots of US citizens, thousands of Europeans, Australians and people from all around the world. Who and why do people come to the Philippines ?? Most foreigners, most likely retired, receive a pension and spend their most beautiful years of their life here. For people in Europe or similar(…)

Why moving to / retiring in the Philippines?

Why moving to / retiring in the Philippines?

One can have many reasons for retiring in the Philippines and become an EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES. Here are a few reasons why you should (or not) make the move to a paradise called The Philippines. Some truly hit home while some are mere exaggerations. You be the judge. Advise: Read this article with a(…)

Buying a car in the Philippines

When we moved to the Philippines, it was already clear that we were going to buy a car that would fit our needs. We also didn’t like to be dependent on public transportation. We decided that we were going to buy a brand new car in stead of a used one. You will never know(…)

filipino drivers license, I’ve got it

Foreign drivers licenses are valid until the 90th day of arrival in the Philippines. After these three months, a foreigner should have a Philippine drivers license. The problem is how to get one. LTO, the Philippine department for issuing drivers licenses, has a lot of offices in the country. From one of the local offices(…)