Valentines at Boracay – and a Marriage Proposal

Valentines is coming up so time for a trip.  It is the one year anniversary of me arriving in the Philippines and of meeting Melane.  So I want to go back to Boracay. … Continue reading

christmas in Manila

Christmas in Manila I have a long list of places I want to visit. I have a very short list of places I do not want to go.  Manila.  I think that is… Continue reading

3 Month Catch Up

Well I have not posted anything in quite a while.  Got busy – got lazy – got distracted – who knows.  But it seems to have been 3 months since I posted.  Sorry. … Continue reading

Men are pigs!

“Men are Pigs.”  “You guys are only there for cheap sex.”  These, among other things, are often said by people who have no idea why someone would move 8,000 miles away from home. … Continue reading

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

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