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ABOUT US

Live in the Philippines is a community of many thousands of people who share their experiences and enjoy reading about the experiences of others. Experience shared is knowledge gained by the many readers who are interested in moving to the Philippines or uniting with their significant other. We offer a huge database of free information as well as a wide range of services from helping you with your travel arrangements, performing investigations, starting a business and even with your visa needs

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Ways to Save some Pesos!

By Alan Schmidt | 2

Today as I was thinking about what topic to discuss I was out with my wife at the local market and it all of a sudden dawned on me?? I am not sure if my other…

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Nightmare

By David Haldane | 5

It’s a scene that would be at home in most people’s nightmares. Your mother wakes up gasping for breath. It’s happened before because she’s asthmatic, and this is the sort of thing that happens to…

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Should I Blame PLDT FIBR?

By Bob Martin | 22

PLDT FIBR Fiber Optic Internet Service I got PLDT FIBR Internet back in February of this year. My Internet speed on the plan is 100 Mbos, with unlimited data. The service has been very reliable…

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Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About

By Jason Weiland | 6

I used to have a standing rule. I could write or talk about any subject, but I avoided religion and politics like the plague. But, in the last few weeks, I have been educating myself…

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Is that really her name

A Funny Name

By Bob Martin | 2

The visitor had a Funny Name She didn’t know it was funny About a decade or so ago a Japanese expat friend of mine told me a story that was very funny. I thought I…

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My Life in Cebu: New Destiny

By Rob Ashley | 6

When the baby was born, the young parents had no idea what to name her, so Rachel told her brother the name she liked, my grandmother’s name, Kate Marcia. The midwife spelled it wrong on…

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Talks with an Indigenous Sorcerer. The Blood of Life.

By Max Woodside | 2

On another occasion, we were drinking coffee at the Mall. Arik always seemed to appear an hour late for our meetings. We had met 6 years ago, and I had found his talks so compelling,…

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Fear of Friday the thirteenth

By Paul Thompson | 16

Fear of Friday the thirteenth or Paraskevidekatriaphobia oh hell it applies to me and I can’t pronounce it either. What does this tongue in cheek story have to do with the Philippines? First, the Philippines…

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WHAT'S NEW?

At Live in the Philippines we are working every single day to bring you the best services and content available! We have quite a few new features we've recently added including a brand new forum! We've also added at gift shop, dedicated book store and features that allow you to book 1 on 1 coaching sessions!

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Go to the forums and get your questions answered

We have a forum for virtually any topic you might have an interest in. Come check out the forum and join our community!

Our forum is absolutely free and you are welcome to come and post your questions or maybe even answer a few.

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OUR TALENTED WRITERS

At Live in the Philippines (LiP) we have featured many talented writers over the years. Some of our writers serve as information providers, others fill the role of expat entertainment. Whatever you are looking for from our site you will find it, and surely one or two of our writers will be your favorite!

Do you want to write for LiP? If so, please contact us and let us know, we would be happy to welcome you to the team!

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TESTIMONIALS

We've helped thousands of people, here is what a few have to say

Excellent information for those planning on moving to the R.P., especially regarding banking. Bob, as a successful entrepreneur, shares his insights along with other long-term expat’s ideas.

Mike Stevens - How to Move to the Philippines Manual

Bob’s service was great! He saved me a fortune! I saved more than $1,000 on my airline tickets alone by following Bob’s advice!

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