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 …

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 House Husband, Hypermart and Fleet Foxes

  Hypermart I just put up our latest trip to Hypermart video, in which I am on a quest to find a meat tenderizer.  You see, with Michell now working, I can’t expect her to be cooking after nine hours in a hot office, so it’s up to me to start cooking.  And considering that I have virtually zero cooking …

Philippines Photo Montage 5 28 15

  Well, it’s been quite a while since I’ve put up a photo montage, so once again it’s long past time to once again inflict some serious eye injury upon our subscribers.  Note that all of these pix were made with my “new” Samsung S5.  So far, I have been very happy with the quality of that phone’s camera. First …

Our Philippines February 2015 Expense Report

Incessantly tracking our expenses to afford any would-be retiree of world traveler thinking of coming to the Philippines some sense of how much it actually costs to live here, the Dream Team proudly presents it’s February 2015 Expense Report. Short Version:$1,193 Longer Version:One of the many aspects of the Philippines that foreigners appreciate is the opportunity to really let your …

Weekly Philippines Photo Montage 2.7.15

   Our Weekly Philippines Photo Montage 2.7.15   Welcome back to the second installment of our weekly Philippines photo montage, this particular one as of February 7, 2015.  All of these photos are taken off of my pretty crummy MyPhone Infinity Lite.  One of our faithful subscribers has been kind enough to bring over a very nice Sony point and …

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 …

Local Philippines Trike Driver Returns 45,000 Pesos Worth of Gadgets

  What a gorgeous – and I mean GORGEOUS – day here in the Philippines.  The “cold” and dreary weather has finally moved out, and the sunny skies are back.  And I think today maxed out at about 84 degrees with very little humidity. Absolutely stunning. We made the most of it and headed down to Dauin.  One of our …