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Cebu and Bantayan Island Trip – part one

Recently Rob visited Cebu and Bantayan Island and sent me this story to share with you all. Greetings from sunny Cebu and Bantayan Island was a wonderfully peaceful and relaxing place.  Something you might see in a travel brochure.  I have included a few of the many pictures taken there and hope you will enjoy them.  Close your eyes and you might even hear the waves breaking at the decks edge. Getting there started with a...

Short Time and so Much to Do

When this is posted, it will be less than a week before I leave Davao and so much to do. I am writing this on Sunday. When I moved here over two years ago I had shipped many of my belongings and had all my clothes packed for almost a month before I left and just kept out things for daily clothes and last minute packing of my toiletries. This week I have to box my desktop computer and some of the things I want to bring back. ...

Thoughts from an Expat in Davao by Steve-in-Davao

Again Steve has offered some of his words and thoughts for this site. Steve A.K.A. SteveinDavao is a regular visitor, leaves comments and thoughts from time to time and is also someone I consider a friend. Please enjoy his thoughts…. Living in the Philippines (as Expat’s) is always a trade-off. City living brings with it the conveniences of Malls, Grocery stores, hospitals and private schools, just to name a...

An Introduction to a new addition to this site

Once of the readers and commenter’s here has offered to help continue articles from Davao to keep this site current and active. His name is Rob Pilkinton. He usually signes his comments with a nickname and maybe one day he will let you what that is. Here is a little Bio for you to get to know him better. I am in the process editing and formatting his first feature which is about a trip to Cebu and Bantayan Island. This will...

I was Fooled, but no more I hope

A while ago an old girlfriend found me on Facebook and then this site. Since then I get comments from different names that are either shallow comments, weak questions to abusive remarks to me and some of my readers. Through my checking, I am almost positive it is the from the same person. They use email addresses with a first name such as john@yahoo.com. Now it is possible to have a Yahoo email account if you were the first...