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Best Angeles City Apartment? Kandi Towers Review

I recently stayed at Kandi Towers apartment in Angeles for $50/night on Airbnb (~2600 pesos). I took some pics of the 70sqm, one bedroom ,10th floor unit with balcony, and the Kandi Towers facilities. Hotel accommodation is often overpriced in the Philippines for what you get. You can’t find a nicer place to stay in AC...

Getting a HIV Test In Bangkok

Bangkok HIV test For a 200 baht ($6), anonymous, 60 min HIV test in Bangkok head to Silom MRT or Ratchadamri BTS station, then it’s a 5 min walk to the Thai Red Cross clinic, no appointment required. I wasn’t that worried as it’s difficult to get HIV from heterosexual sex, something like 1 in 1000...

How to Not Be Denied Entry to Thailand

BFS Priority Lane service In the Philippines it’s easy to be a perpetual tourist, you can extend your stay within the country for 3 years at a time, without working there, being married to a local, or being retirement age. Then repeat. Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia are also easy places to live for a young single...

Western Men Move to Asia Because They Can’t Get Laid Back Home?

Thai gogo bar You’ve probably heard the stereotype that only the rejects of the West expatriate to countries like the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, etc., because they ‘can’t hack it’ back home. Either they’re social misfits, can’t get laid with girls so need to move to impoverished countries, or both. Possibly they’re even criminals on the run,...

Buying Smart Drugs in Asia & How I Improve Focus

Buying preworkout @ Macau Nutrition I tried Modafinil and Armodafinil and didn’t feel too great on them, for the moment what I do to increase focus is take preworkout stimulant drinks and Yohimbine, for reasons I’ll go into in this article. Ordering Nootropics in Thailand Afinilexpress.com ship Modafinil & Armodafinil to everywhere in Asia except the...

A Serious Relationship With a Good Filipina Girl?

This is a guest post from a US expat I met in the Philippines. He comments on this blog as ‘RealGuy’. He’s been living in the Philippines since 2012, and met his long term Filipina girlfriend on an online dating site. My Long term Relationship with a Filipina Girl Everyone knows the Philippines is only filled with...

Best Angeles City Walking Street Gogo Bars

It’s hard to rank Angeles City gogo bars in terms of girls. No one bar has the hottest, Angeles bargirls tend to just work wherever they can, or wherever their girlfriends work, and they move around a lot. Unlike Manila where a couple P Burgos bars stand out as having quality girls (Kojax & XOXO, same owner).

Manila Pics – June 2017

Highlights of the photos I took in early June around Manila, in Makati, Greenbelt, Malate, Ermita and the BGC. More Manila pics and assorted Philippines pics on @nomadphils Instagram. Some videos too. All taken with iPhone 7 plus. I stayed at Bel Air Soho on P Burgos and later Gramercy, both on Airbnb. A post shared...

Finding the Best Internet Connection in Angeles City

Fast wifi for streaming Youtube The best internet I’ve found so far in Angeles City hotels is by asking Royal Amsterdam hotel to put a router in my room. Normally their internet is poor, slow with lots of disconnections like all other Angeles hotels I’ve stayed in – Field’s Hotel, Galaxy Hotel, and Kokomos hotel I’ve...

Tried out a Filipina Escort – Manila Courtesans Review

‘Simone’ Escorts aren’t something I normally use because usually they’re expensive, you pay a premium for the convenience of a girl being delivered to your place, and are risking the pictures not matching her appearance. It’s easy in places like the Philippines and Thailand to find a hot girl yourself in person from a red light...

Where to Meet Russian Girls in Manila

If you’d like to meet Russian girls in Manila there are half a dozen working at Horizon on P Burgos street. On the North end past Ringside bar. The Russian girls there work as pole dancers and then there are dozen or more Filipinas who do choreographed dance performances in various costumes. In total about 20...

Keeping your Food Budget Low in the Philippines

The cost of living in the Philippines and around Asia is great compared to the West but as a foreigner you are still going to be paying a lot more to live than most locals. You may be able to cut your spending down in some ways, but you will likely never be comfortable on a...

Where to take a Girl on a Date in Angeles City

Office worker Pinay ‘Angeles dating’ may seem like an oxymoron. Amongst tourists the city is known mostly for the gogo bars. But there still plenty of normal Filipinas with jobs living and working in Angeles City, it has a population of almost half a million and Pampanga province has 2 million. Angeles Beach Club rooftop bar Maybe you’re...

Working Online in Asia – BodyBuilder in Thailand

Case study Some readers are interested in working online in Asia, as a way to support a location independent lifestyle – banging Asian girls and being your own boss. Well if you’re following our Youtube channel I was recently in Angeles City with Dan. He also has a blog Bodybuilder in Thailand and a Youtube channel. We met...