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Facilities – Philippines vs Thailand vs Cambodia

Third article comparing the Philippines, Cambodia and Thailand – let’s talk infrastucture. Transport Transportation is cheap in all three countries and they are pretty similar. Then again I try to live in the thick of the action and walk most places so I’m not the person to ask. Thailand has better public transportation so it should...

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Visas – Philippines vs Thailand vs Cambodia

Continuing the series on comparing the Philippines, Cambodia and Thailand, let’s talk visas. While Thailand stood out for infrastructure and internet, it lags behind Cambodia and the Philippines on the visa front, which are about the same. Philippines Visas In the Philippines you only need to leave the country once every 3 years (recently that was increased from...

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Costs – Philippines vs Thailand vs Cambodia

I know more about the cost of living in the Philippines having spent most of my time there, but I also lived in Cambodia and Thailand for a while. On top of that I have asked 5000 questions on forums about the three as research so I will try to compare some of the differences. Three of...

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How to write a Dating Site Profile in Philippines

First off, you may want to put something like ‘no offence I am not interested in ladyboys’, if that’s not your thing (not that there’s anything wrong with that, Myladyboydate.com has you covered there). This way if they read your profile they’ll likely warn you ‘I am ladyboy is that ok?’. My buddy in Thailand who has a few guest...

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Filipina Dating Site Tips

Filipina dating sites are pretty fun.  Asian girls don’t feel the same stigma about them as western chicks do. To girls here their Pinalove profiles are just another Facebook to upload their pics to. Gotta share their selfies with the world somehow. Whether you’re looking for your future wife, a long term GF, short term GF,...

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Queen Of Cebu Ladyboy Pageant 2015

So I was just at the Waterfront, which is hosting the 2015 Queen of Cebu ladyboy pageant. In my quest to get blog hits by any means necessary thought I’d report on something current 😀 Transgender models from all over the Philippines fly to the island for this prestigious event, the equivalent of Thailand’s Miss Tiffany competition. at...

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‘Can I ask a Favor?’

The more girls you talk to in the Philippines the more times you will hear this question.  And the follow up will almost surely be ‘can I borrow…’ I try to make a lot of new friends of the Filipina variety, and many of them will pretend to be your friend before trying to get some money from...

Filipina Girlfriend Asking for Money

Without a doubt the most confusing part of my current life is trying to figure out of the girls I hang out with want money or not. #PhilippinesProblems. ‘Filipina girlfriend asking for money’ and ‘allowance’ are auto suggested by Google sometimes when you start typing, so I can’t be the only one. I do all that I can to...

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Filipina Girlfriend Lies

Playing around with UberSuggest tool I noticed ‘filipina girlfriend lies‘ is one of the search terms Google suggests as you start to type that in. It even suggests it first, above ‘advice’. (Also seems to be a lot of horny Arabs looking for a Filipina girlfriend online) So Pinays telling porkies seems to be a common occurrence? I thought I’d write...

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Not So Happy Ending Philippines Massages

Massages in the Philippines are easy to find for $5 give or take a few bucks.  Even with a 100 peso tip you are still paying 10% of what you might pay in the Western world. Of course Asian massages are also known for their happy endings, but sadly the Philippines is not a good country...

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Luxury Condos in Manila for Poker Players

Most of the poker players I know end up in luxury condos in Manila. Western standard, modern high-rise condominium blocks, in trendy, safer areas like Makati (centrally located). Top 2 Luxury Condos in Manila Below are a couple of common options they go for, and many expats and richer locals in general. Gramercy Residences Gramercy is in...

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My Bankroll for Poker in Asia

I moved to Asia with $5800 3 years ago.  It took a couple weeks to get set up again for online poker in Asia (PokerStars was banned in the US on ‘Black Friday’), and with initial moving costs I was down to around $3500 pretty quick. Your first few weeks in any new city will be the most expensive,...

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Prices of Barfines in the Philippines

Barfines in the Philippines can be bit confusing and vary in price (see below for Angeles, Cebu and Manila). Interestingly the first Google hit for barfine / bar fine pertains to the Philippines. From Urban dictionary, it’s the money paid to a bar to take a girl out or home with you, as compensation for them not being there...

‘Gray Area’ Girls in the Philippines

One of the toughest things about trying to hook up with girls in the Philippines is figuring out if they want money or not. When it’s not immediately clear either way I call these ‘gray area girls’. There are some expats in the Philippines that just assume that every girl wants money and give them ‘taxi money’ before they leave....