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Chippins Buffet Resturant, Davao City

Tonight was another of my nieces birthdays and to continue our tradition we go to a buffet dinner and then home for birthday cake.Most of the “all you can eat” buffets are all Filipino foods and I find a few items I will eat, but not many I enjoy, until tonight. Tonight we went to “Chippins”. It is on Roxas about a block past the Marco Polo Hotel. It is a nice place with a modern upscale furnishings, table cloths and...

Merry Christmas from Kidapawan, Philippines

Well, Christmas is close again. Tomorrow is already Christmas Eve Day. Two years ago I came here for a visit for Christmas through New Years. So many of Elena’s family came and we had 23 people in the small 2 bedroom house from Christmas Eve to the day after Christmas.Last Christmas I was already living here and we had a smaller group, mainly Elena, me, our 3 nieces and 2 nephews. (click to story) This year...

Busy Lately

I have been busy for the past week helping a friend open a second and smaller restaurant. He currently owns an Indian Cuisine Restaurant, Taj Minar in the Damosa Gateway strip mall on Mamay Road just off JP Laurel in Lanang. A small distance away, near Victoria Mall is a Hospital and medical school, DMSF, Davao Medical School Foundation. This school has a lot of students from India with more to arrive in the near future. The...

Retiring and Moving Abroad

Here is another article my good friend Tom Martin wrote. The points in this article are very interesting and correct Are you one of thousands of Americans or Europeans that have dreamed of the day you can retire and move to Paradise in a foreign land and become an Expatriate. No more First World Countries for you. Perhaps you have been visiting Paradise for a number of years during your yearly vacation. The people are...

Christmas at Field of Dreams Boys Home

On Saturday, December 13th I again went with the Davao Area Expat Association to visit the Boys Home, Field of Dreams again in Tugbok, Davao City, Philippines. As I have mentioned in past articles the DAEA has a connection with the home to help and support in our small way. This trip was to give the boys a Christmas Party. A little History of Field of Dreams: The home was started by an Englishman Lawrence Fields. He started...