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 …

Our January 2015 Philippines Living Expenses

Once again, the Dream Team has painstakingly kept track of its monthly expenses, in order to better inform our viewers as to how much living in the Philippines actually costs.  An important thing to keep in mind is that you can spend any amount a month in the Philippines.  Want a luxury five bedroom house nestled against a white sand …

House Hunting and Insomnia in the Philippines

Driving around and looking for signs is how you house hunt here.  Ain’t no Craigslist…….. We have been having a bit of a heat wave as of late, with temperatures hitting 92 during the day and only going down to about 86 at night.  Those numbers don’t sound too bad, but when you factor in the tropical humidity, it can …

Flat Tires – It’s More Fun in the Philippines!!

My view while guarding the jack and jack stand. Dang, it’s hot!!  Summer has truly arrived and today it hit 92 degrees Fahrenheit.  That and a good dab of humidity made for a rather long and lazy day.  But now it’s 7 PM, and the aircon is humming, bringing down the temperature and making my electronic doo dads a little …

Balikbayan Boxes – Shipping to the Philippines

My empty balikbayan boxes – oh, the potential! Balikbayan Boxes About a week before I stepped on the plane to the Philippines, I sent myself two big balikbayan boxes stuffed full of clothes, electronics, and a great and varied collection of personal effects.  Balikbayan boxes – or BB’s – are a simple and convenient way to ship some of your …