Tagged: Expats

Info and articles related to, or aimed at, expats in the Philippines.

The Frustrations of Doing Business with Filipinos

This is a guest post by Dagnasty, a US expat living and working in Manila since 2013, doing business alongside local Filipinos. Makati Avenue, Manila The bar is set very low when it comes to doing good business in the Philippines. If you can answer a phone, list your business hours, provide a map to your...

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,...

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...

Avoiding the 200 Peso ATM Fee for Foreign VISA Cards

HSBC Makati 10k Peso Limit + Fee Philippines ATMs (BDO, PNB, etc.) all charge a 200 pesos ($4) additional fee for foreign bank cards and withdrawals are capped at 10000 pesos at a time. BPI 20k Limit + Fee One exception is the 20000 peso withdrawal limit at BPI ATMs (Bank of the Philippines Islands). The red ones....

Philippines Instagram Users

Who are the best Philippines instagram users? Well I’m a Philippines instagram user, nomadphils on IG. Then there’s an account I saw followed me, travelaroundphilippines a Taiwanese expat who has been living in the Philippines for 7 years. He’s visited 65 out of the 81 provinces. Here are some of the best Philippines instagram pics we’ve both taken so far. Nomad...

Getting Banned from Philippines Expat Boards – PiatNight Forum

I have mentioned before how before I go anywhere new I ask question after question on forums to be as prepared as I can be before I arrive. All of this ‘research’ has helped me save a whole lot of both time and money over the years. The problems with forums though is that people are assholes...

Guy Tells Girl Her Pics Are On This Blog, Girl Doesn’t Mind

Phuket How cool and chill are Asian girls? On the 11th I posted a story about taking a girl on a date to the beach, no nude pics, nothing offensive. Just trying to help guys with date ideas. On the 14th she messages me the link. There’s no way it’s even indexed in Google yet so...

What do White Girls think of Men that Move to Asia?

‘Actually 30’ My friend was talking to a white girl in Bangkok on Tinder. In her profile she is already making demands, no sexpats, backpackers or one night stands. I don’t mind her for not wanting ONS, fair enough she’s looking for a boyfriend. Obviously there are some rude guys on dating apps who ask for sex immediately. ‘No...

Don’t Take Your Hate for Western Women Out on Asians

Sometimes having a site like this is annoying because of some of the comments I have to read and post on here. Jspill always tells me to be friendly to commenters, but it can be hard to bite my tongue. Lets take a quick minute and be honest with ourselves: the majority of guys who want to...

UK’s ‘Most Married Man’ Marrying a Filipina for his 9th Wife

Quite a funny story popped up my on Facebook feed last week I thought I’d share. So much gold. Cristel Marquez, 26, with Ron Sheppard, 68 So Ron Sheppard is known as Britain’s most married man. He’s had 8 wives, starting off with five white chicks and moving onto Asians he met on his holidays, including...

Which Sexpat Travel Blogs Should You Believe?

Recently a new Philippines sexpat blog popped up by a guy who has had a Thailand red light blog for awhile. I have read some of his Thai stuff before and never found anything that I thought was too off base, but maybe I just don’t know Thailand well enough to notice. While this post will seem...

Day In The Life of a Bangkok Expat

Well so far my Bangkok trip has been a bit of a bore. I got a UTI right in the middle of it and it took me out of any action for quite some time. Because I have no other life I am still trolling ThaiFriendly, ThaiCupid and the malls looking for future bangs once the...

Men’s Stories About Living in Asia on Blogs / Forums

Before I moved to Asia I spent a lot of time reading sexpat messageboards and blogs about Asia and the Philippines. Trip reports of other guys’ experiences banging girls, whether from dating sites or bars. Bangkok Gogo dancer via Club Electric Blue Lots of guys were sharing their stories, and many of theirs have turned out to be way different...

Do You Need to Learn Tagalog? (2+2 Forum Fight)

This is an easy question for me, and if you follow this blog and think you will lead a life similar to mine when  then clearly the answer is no. Learning Tagalog would have almost no tangible benefit on my lifestyle. It may impress a few girls, but for the most part girls are happy to talk...