Wedding Plans, Clomid, Money Exchange and Computer Gaming in the Philippines

Life for a foreign expat in the Philippines is pretty good and most days it truly is “sunny skies and pretty Pinays.” Yes, there are moments when the unrelenting heat, plumes of burning trash and columns of diesel fumes get too be a bit much, but overall, life in the Philippines is pretty durn good.   Wedding PlansAfter knowing Michell for …

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 …

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 …

The Mythic Allure of Westerners in the Philippines, Pt. 1 – Money!

  Living, working or studying in the Philippines has its fair share of ups and downs.  Here at myphilippinedreams, we put a good amount of effort into showing both sides – the good AND the bad – so that our viewers can get a better feel for what life here really is like.  One of the upsides of living here …

Kids House Construction Costs

Kids’ House Construction Costs FINAL UPDATE 9/14/15:  Final cost of the house constructino is 115,080 ($2,501 USD at 46 exchange rate).   $2,101 was taken from the donations subscribers made to the channel’s operating expenses (our Paypal Donation button for services rendered) and Michell and I have have donated $400. You can track the donations that have come in thus far  …

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 …

Our Community Support Projects Donation Tracking

Updated as of November 16, 2017     Follow the kids’ house construction costs!  http://myphilippinedreams.com/kids-house-construction-costs/ New donation kitty balance:  $698.75  (See latest donors and amounts by scrolling to the bottom of this article.) We have a Paypal Donation button on our website for those who feel like remunerating us for the value provided by our blog and YouTube channel and also …