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Disability Diligence: Expat Life

Last updated on: 27th July, 2018, 4:09 PM   I thought I had all of the bases covered when it came to living in the Philippines with my hearing loss disability. Nope! The Disability Decision The decision to move to a foreign country for those with a disability is never quickly made. People with disabilities […]

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Shopping for expat health insurance

Last updated on: 20th May, 2014, 6:03 PM Since we’re planning to move to the Philippines permanently, I’m starting my research early on everything from building concrete block walls to the requirements for a Philippines visa. Some of the thingsĀ I’m researching are the costs and coverages available for international health insurance plans for ex-patriots. Shopping […]

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Pop goes the soda

Last updated on: 13th September, 2013, 7:07 PM  I’m not quite sure why a a Swiss financial services company is researching things like this but according to Credit Suisse, Americans drink enough soda each year per person to float a battleship in. That chart looks like it pins us Americans at about 170 liters of […]

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What the future holds

Last updated on: 22nd August, 2013, 8:27 PM Manghuhula is the Tagalog word for “fortune teller”, someone who claims to be able to see what the future holds for you. I was thinking the other day that I’d like to be a manghuhula so that I could see what the future holds for my wife […]

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Dental care is different

Last updated on: 4th July, 2013, 4:11 PMHave you ever had a toothache on the weekend? My wife Menchu did two weeks ago. She had recurring problems with a couple of her molars being too close together and pressing on her other teeth. When she would get over tired and run down (like both of […]

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