Monthly Archive: September, 2013

My Philippine Budget

I have been trying to post about my fun day trips, and multi-night mini vacations.  But people have asked about some of the more boring day to day life.  So I posted the… Continue reading

My new site counter toy

I found a new counter that shows flags of where the visitors are from.  I am just playing with it and looking at the various display options.  I have one the small ones… Continue reading

Visa Extensions – Iloilo

When researching my move I was very concerned about the visa process.  Some countries allow you stay as a permanent tourist easily, some don’t.  If you don’t follow the rules some countries slap… Continue reading

Reflections on my first 7 months

Well somehow I completely missed my 6 month anniversary over here in the Philippines.  I had planned on a 6 month look back.  So last week in Boracay I realized it was the… Continue reading

Crabbing & General Beach Fun – Boracay 2013

Every morning we went crabbing.  Our first morning we saw others grabbing at seaweed that was washing up and getting something.  OK there was that one girl that would grab the seaweed, scream,… Continue reading

Blue Mango Inn – Boracay 2013

When we got to the Blue Mango Inn they apologized for not picking us up at the station but since we made our reservations through Agoda they did not have our flight info. … Continue reading

Liebster Award

I just got a nomination for a Liebster Award.  I read the post and then Googled it, and it seems like a chain letter.  Kind of.  It is not a “this is the… Continue reading

Boracay 2013 – The worlds #1 island

One of the biggest tourist destinations in the Philippines is the small island of Boracay.  The island is only about 7 km long so by big I mean the island gets over 1… Continue reading

Zorb – Boracay 2013

Well for our last day we decided to go to Zorb.  It is one of the touristy spots.  Very touristy.  All over the beach walkway there are commissioners – the hawkers that lure… Continue reading

A visit to Tigbauan

  Although we have an Oton address it is a toss up which town is closer to our house – Oton or Tigbauan.   Been living in this house 6 months and never been… Continue reading

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