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Returning to America

If you follow this site from the conception, I was only 54 years old when I moved here. I was a Project Manager in the residential architecture field. When the financial crisis started, the fist affected was the housing industry and then the home loan industry. At that time, I had filed for Elena’s Fiancée Visa and we were waiting for its approval. Well one day, the developer I was working for laid off 97% of their...

You Have Changed – You are Not the Person I First ...

How many times have we heard that in our life? In our search for a relationship during our lives, we meet someone we are interested in starting a relationship. In the old days, it could be at school, at a club, a social event or at the office. We start a conversation and see if we are able to make a date and get to know each other better. In the beginning, we try to give the best impression to this person. Maybe a friend...

Moving to and living in the Philippines (More on M...

  Someone asked me to elaborate on situations and problems with the relocation here to the Philippines. I mentioned about appliances and electronics. If you’re coming from America, the electricity is 110V-120V. Here in the Philippines it is 220V. I do not know about the electrical systems in any other countries so I am no help there. Both US and Philippine power is 60 Hz. In America the way the electric system is set...

Moving to and Living in the Philippines (Making th...

Ok, you met the lady of your dreams, you have chatted on line many hours practically every day, and now is decision time. Are you ready to pack up and move here? There are many things to consider. What to bring. Over the years you have collected many possessions. You probably own a home, condo or maybe renting. You have furniture, appliances, electronics, clothes, and some personal items you felt you could never do without....

Moving to and Living in the Philippines

As I stated on an earlier post, I want to write about my thoughts on the Moving to and Living in the Philippines. There are many reasons why someone wants to move to the Philippines and there are many I probably have not thought of. One of the main reasons is the cost of living here. Yes, in most areas, the cost of living here is cheaper such as foods, housing, public transportation and the other items needed to live. Even...

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...