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Info and articles on visas in the Philippines.

Where To Retire In Southeast Asia – Ebook

Want to retire in Southeast Asia but undecided on which country? Single guy (but not for long?) This ebook is for you. It talks about the visa situation, women, infrastructure, value for money, food and lifestyle in the SE Asian countries I’ve lived in so far – Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. This 70 year old retired millionaire married Thai porn star Nong Nat For my loyal blog readers, below is a free chapter. The rest is on Amazon. If you don’t have a Kindle...

Onward ticket from the Philippines – FAQ / Workaround

Before you board a plane to the Philippines you need to show a return or onward flight ticket (to anywhere outside PI), an annoying ‘immigration requirement’ for foreigners. Once you land you don’t have to show it. Some common questions that it’s hard to find the answers to on Google, and a cheap solution: Do they always ask? Yes, unlike e.g. Thailand it isn’t random, it’s strictly enforced for every airline and departure airport, and you can’t really blag it. Does it need to be a printed ticket? No, I’ve...

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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 18 months). Overall it costs me a little over $40/month on average on visas to stay in the Philippines. There are some minor annoyances like having to go into...

Retiring in the Philippines

Why Everyone’s Retiring in the Philippines

If you take a trip to the Philippines there will be something about the expats that stands out. They are old. There are lots of retired expats all over Asia but in the Philippines there is definitely a much higher percentage of old expats then young expats. There are entire online magazines about it like RetireToThePhilippines.com. That’s because retiring in the Philippines has many advantages. Retiring in the Philippines – Top 3 Reasons In any South East Asian country the cost of living is quite low so...

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‘Requirements’

For the most part living in the Philippines is very laid back with zero obligations.  However there will be times where you just have to get something done, and those times can be quite frustrating because of my new least favorite word: ‘requirements‘. Any time you hear the word requirements in the Philippines expect to walk out of whatever establishment you are in, shaking your head knowing you will need to return soon. 5 Pictures wasn’t Enough If you have been in the country for a while...

What is a digital nomad

What is a Digital Nomad?

A digital nomad is someone who moves around from place to place and doesn’t put any roots in the ground.  He is free to come and go as he pleases and has no ties to any location and no strong relationships with anyone.  When he gets bored of a place or feels like it is time to move on then he puts his things in his bag and heads off to his next destination. Digital nomads can support themselves through various online work that allows them...