Discover Samar… Before Others Do. Too Late!

We’ve Come A Long Way Baby! I’ve probably talked at length about Calbayog City in the past, in person, in videos and on this blog. I’ve done my best to help promote it to visitors and tourists alike. Actually, someone from Manila contacted me once about a video I produced  [It’s Where We Live – […]

Calbayog Tourism Projects Update

A recent news article captured from The Balita Organization, an online website that carries news from the Philippines News Agency (PNA) as a free public service to Filipinos and everyone else. Calbayog City tags tourism development as one of 2015 priorities February 16, 2015 2:19 pm By Jennifer S. Allegado CALBAYOG CITY, Feb. 15 (PNA) […]

Another “More Fun in the Philippines” Video!

There are Many Ways to have More Fun in the Philippines It’s never a surprise when a new promotional video about the Philippines surfaces. Keep in mind though that most of these promos only show the good side of life here. You have to dig a little deeper on your own to get the real […]

I Found Scenery at Alona Beach, Bohol, Philippines

Sweet Mango Moment…. During our recent Island hopping adventure, we visited Cebu, stayed in Bohol at the Sun Avenue Hotel close to the waterfront, and visited Panglao Island. In Bohol, after visiting the Chocolate Hills, and Tarsier Conservatory, we had lunch on the Rio Verde Floating Restaurant on the Loboc River, and then visited the […]

Expatriation…It Just Made Sense

A born and raised red-blooded American I am, and as most Americans, I grew up loving my country, and I still do. The eldest of 6 siblings, I grew up first, and was undoubtedly the designated test-bed child. In larger families, the first-born is usually and specifically designed for the initial research, development, testing and […]

What You Should Know About Online Incomes to Live in the Philippines

Talk is Cheap, Incomes Requires Working! When it comes to internet income generation that will provide support for living in the Philippines, there is much to be said about the success chances of making a good living online. Then again, there is a lot more to be said about the disappointing returns many individuals actually realize […]

Planning on Moving to the Philippines?

Southeast Asia! If you are thinking of moving to the Philippines, know that this is Southeast Asia. Anyone contemplating a move abroad, especially to a developing country, really needs to completely research the country/city/province/area they plan on moving to. Thoroughly. And after that, they need to research some more. The very reason I say this is […]

A Vacation from Retirement?

Once in a while, no matter whatever my status has been in life, and from a young age, I have always had the need to get up and go, somewhere…anywhere.  After being raised in a flat land farming community in North Central Illinois, the desire to just take off and go somewhere showed up early […]

Re-Transformation of Subic Bay, Philippines?

The New Olongapo City. As NIKE® used to spell out in their commercials, sometimes you “Just Do It”, and in my case, I had to “do it” in order to answer the question for myself. I lived and worked in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone (or SBFZ as it is now called) years ago and […]