Our October 2015 Philippines Monthly Living Expenses

As previously noted (ad nauseatingly for those who have followed our channel for a while), the cost of living in the Philippines is one of the reasons economic refugees regularly wash up on the shores of the Philippines like so much flotsam and jetsam.  The cost of rent alone is a shocker to the uninitiated, with decent house rentals going …

Giving Your Filipina an Allowance

  One things that a good number of people who have never been to the Philippines don’t realize is that a large number of the foreigners living here are paying their Filipina significant other a monthly allowance.  The purpose of this blog article is not to question to rightness or wrongness of this practice or to assert moral entrepreneurship on other …

Our September 2015 Philippines Expense Report!

“Money money money monnnnnnney!!!” It’s been a while since we last kept track of our Philippines monthly expenses, and seeing as it is something folks are always talking about (“Ned, how much does it cost to live in the Philippines?….”), I thought I would revisit it this month. Our September 2015 expenses include some medications and a doctor visits for Michell’s …

Philippines Photo Montage 9.22.15

    Date:  Tuesday, 9.22.15Weather:  Frikken gorgous – 84 F, nice cool shower rolled through a few hours ago…Reading:  Stormrider by David GemmellDaily Accomplishment:  1 hour nap. Welcome to another entry in our Philippines Photo Montage series, where I pass on to our loyal viewers a number of (usually blurry) photographs that I have snapped as I meander through a …

Philippines Photo Montage 9.9.15

I try to remind myself when I am out and about to capture some of the sights that I come across.  I mean, with all the advances in cell phone camera technology and a desire to show off the many facets of the Philippines, why shouldn’t I?   I have done Philippines photo montages before on the site, and since …

So You Wanna be a Philippines Expat You Tube Millionaire?…. Pt 2 of 2

Did you miss out on Part 1 on becoming an Philippines Expat You Tube millionaire?  No worries – just click HERE to check it out.   OK, I might be just the slightest bit late in the delivery, as promised, here is the final installment of “So You Want to be a Philippines Expat You Tube Millionaire?…. Before we start, though, …

So You Wanna Be A Philippines Expat YouTube Millionaire?…., Pt 1 of 2

  Becoming an Expat You Tube Millionaire Part 1 How and Why  I like the title of this blog entry – it kind of reminds me of the “How to Live Like a King in the Philippines for only $1,000 Dollars a Month!” blurbs I sometimes see on some Philippine expat channels – a catchy phrase, but one that’s more …