Filipino single mothers and their kids in the Philippines

  There are plenty of Filipino single mothers. You find that one out fairly early in the peace when you have anything to do with the Philippines and Filipina girls. Lots of single Filipina ladies with kids. And in most

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More Filipino Pronunciation

This is a continuation on from the last BLOG post and video about Filipino pronunciation and especially how challenging it is for your Filipina lady to understand the strange pronunciation of English by her otherwise wonderful Australian husband, fiance or

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Filipino pronunciation – Learn it

  Filipino pronunciation is something that every Australian involved in an Australian Filipina relationship needs to learn, for two reasons: To understand her To help her to understand you! Almost all Filipinos understand English, however be aware that the Philippines

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Health care in the Philippines for Australian expats

  Health care is an essentially important issue to anyone intending to settle and live permanently in the Philippines as an expat Australian. Many of us are getting older, and new families often mean more doctoring is needed than for

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Filipino personal grooming

  Filipino personal grooming is a bit….well….different to what I grew up with. Not sure what young people in the cities in Australia are getting around doing these days, so I might be writing this as a 50+ Queensland-style Australian

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The new generation Filipinos – What’s different?

  You know what I’ve always loved about the Philippines and Filipinos? The kindness. The caring. The selflessness. The love shown to family, friends, and even total strangers. The patience. The tolerance. The generous, giving and nurturing natures. The soft

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Aswang, mo mo, wak wak myths in the Philippines

  Aswang, mo mo, wak wak, dwende, kapre and white ladies! Just a few of the assortment of spooky scary things that exist in folklore in the Philippines, and you will soon hear mention of them if you are in

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The moaning whining ugly Australian expat in the Philippines

  I live in the Philippines. Yes, I’m an Aussie, but this is my home right now and I have no plans of going anywhere else. Yes, I like meat pies and yes I have an Aussie bluntness and “innocence”

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Betrayal of trust in the Philippines? It hurts!

  Being betrayed by those whom you absolutely trusted in the Philippines? Betrayal of trust? A bit of a black subject, but one that’s worth discussing as it does happen. If you are in an Australian Filipina relationship, you had

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Filipino local dialects – The languages of the provinces

  The Philippines has a national language, known as Filipino….or Pilipino. It was apparently meant to be a mixture of Manila-Tagalog enriched with words from other dialects, but this never happened. Filipino is Tagalog…..pure and simple. And given that this

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