Cooking it up in the Philippines – What’s For Supper?

The phrase ‘When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do‘ refers to the importance of adapting yourself to the customs of the people who are in a certain place or situation and behave like they do. … When in the Philippines, do as the FIlipinos do!” Unfortunately, many (if not most) foreigners do not subscribe […]

Cost of Living in the Philippines – Another Update!

How Much Does It Cost To Live In The Philippines! I was sitting here contemplating whether I even felt like putting out a post today. Then I happened upon a Yahoo News Article that painted a rather bleak picture to anyone in the western world aspiring to live or retire in the Philippines (P120k monthly […]

Cost of Living in the Philippines

How Much Does it Cost? Many times I see the same question asked – “How much does it cost to Retire in the Philippines?” The answer to that question in itself is not that complicated. One could conceivably live here on $400 per month. The majority of the Filipino population lives on less than $10 […]

Cost of Living Update, Calbayog City, Philippines

Tricycle Rides!?!?! A friend and fellow blogger just published a post indicating that the going rate for a tricycle ride in the Angeles City area is now P100, or roughly the equivalent of about $2.15USD. Angeles is the metropolitan area adjacent to formerly U.S. occupied Clark Air Force Base. The main reason for these relative […]