colourful market in the Philippines

Markets in the Philippines are very rich in colour. And many expats living in the Philippines like to go to the local markets to find their food. Some parts of the markets are called ‘wet section’. Those are the areas where fresh meat and fresh fish are sold. The products often are cooled with raw(…)

your money to the Philippines

your money to the Philippines

“Sending your money to the Philippines can be a problem for many Expats.” That’s what I am reading on several forums on the internet. Pension companies, SSS and others do not like to send your money to the Philippines directly. +Not to mention the fact that sending money from the United States and Canada carries(…)

pet care in the Philippines

pet care in the Philippines

Many people in the Philippines have pets. Most of those animals are dogs and many are used to protect the properties, houses and the like. I have noticed that many of those dogs are not taken care for properly. Their food is often what’s left from the table: bones and some left over rice and(…)

bandera espanola, Spanish flag in the Philippines

Many plants in the world are called Bandera Española. The reason is that they have the colors of the Spanish flag in it, red and yellow. In our garden we also have them growing. The kind we have is the ‘canna spp’ also known as ‘canna lily’. They have deep green leaves, grow untill 7(…)

foreign jeepney drivers in the Philippines

foreign jeepney drivers in the Philippines

Tory and Jason, two young Americans living in the Philippines decided to do something different. They were young missionaries for some years and now ordinary members of their church. Plenty of time left do something different. They decided to do a ‘job in the PI’ experiment. For that they have decided to work as Filipinos(…)

slanting tower in the Philippines

slanting tower in the Philippines

Do we have a slanting tower in the Philippines? It really looks like we have one. You know by now that your own Expat in the Philippines reports every time he sees something strange or remarkable. When visiting Greenhills shopping center some time ago, I spotted the object on the picture at the left. taking(…)

Expat in the Philippines is Number 1

I was a little surprised when I found out that on GO OVERSEAS  this website was marked as the Number 1 blog in the Philippines. When I was checking where my visitors are coming from (I think every blogger should check that from time to time) one of the referrers was gooverseas.com/philippines-blogs. Curious what this website(…)

possible terrorist attack in the Philippines

According to The Star people should be aware of the danger of a possible attack by terrorists in the Philippines. The newspaper says that the British and Australian embassies have warned that a terrorist attack is imminent in Metro Manila. Reliable reports indicate that terrorist attacks might be imminent in Metro Manila, including places frequented(…)

waterfun in Manila

waterfun in Manila

Several thousands liters of clean water were spilled in Quezon city when a defect occured in the Manila water system November 1 2010. The place: corner Araneta Avenue and E. Rodriguez Sr. Boulevard. A perfect opportunity for many children to play, and for women from the neighborhood to wash some clothes. Defects like this one(…)

bedspacers wanted in the Philippines

From time to time you can see adds like this one pasted on light posts, walls and other places, all around the Philippines, but mostly in cities. “Bedspacer” wanted. Male or female added to it. Sometimes an address or just a cellphone number. This does not mean that some lonely person wants a companion in his(…)

halloween and undas in the Philippines

halloween and undas in the Philippines

Halloween is a holiday observed on October 31 in some English speaking countries like USA, Canada, Ireland and Great Britain. Read more about the history and other facts on

hot and sexy Filipinas in the Philippines

hot and sexy Filipinas in the Philippines

Some time ago I promised to publish pictures of hot and sexy filipinas. Well, here are some of the HOTTEST and SEXIEST women in the Philippines. It is my favourite list of sexy and hot looking Filipinas. Most are well known actresses in movies and TV. click on a picture to see a larger one(…)