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  The Philippines is a poor country. To most Filipinos, you as an Australian will be…..or at least appear….to be very rich! So you will always have people wanting to borrow money from you. Sometimes they are sincere, and other …

Loaning money in the Philippines – The pitfalls Read More »

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  Tampo. Magtampo in full. If you are in an Australian Filipina relationship, you soon learn the meaning of tampo. This is the great sulk. Being in a huff. It’s a source of confusion and misery to many an unprepared …

The dreaded TAMPO – How to deal with it effectively Read More »

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  The Philippines was always known as the last bastion of innocence, where old fashioned “family values” still thrived and were the norm. It was the home of the virginal young lady waiting for Mr Right. Is there a decline …

Decline in Morality in Philippines Read More »

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  How do you cope as a “rich man in the Philippines”? Yes, like it or not, that’s what you are here. That’s how the locals see you and regardless of what you say or feel, they will always see …

Social climbing in the Philippines Read More »

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Remember how we were brought up? This is aimed mainly at Australians and probably most of those of European/Anglo-Saxon type origins, and particularly I would think those older than 40. Because I know I was more relaxed at the dinner …

Filipino Table Manners – The great oxymoron Read More »

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  If you are in an Australian Filipina relationship, inevitably you will visit Philippines at least once. It’s all part of the deal, as it were. Apart from the fact that you need to meet in person to get a …

Visiting the Philippines – Be Careful (Part Two) – Money Risks Read More »

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  If you are in an Australian Filipina relationship, inevitably you will visit Philippines at least once. It’s all part of the deal, as it were. Apart from the fact that you need to meet in person to get a …

Visiting Philippines – Be Careful (Part One) – Health Risks Read More »

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  Filipina ladies are loving and romantic by nature. The Philippines is still old fashioned in the area of love. Most girls marry their first boyfriend, and that’s it for them for life. The men may have wandering eyes (and …

Filipinas and the old boyfriend – The dangers Read More »

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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 …

More Filipino Pronunciation Read More »

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  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 …

The new generation Filipinos – What’s different? Read More »

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