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The Beauty of Dumaguete An Underwater Paradise Awaits

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The Beauty of Dumaguete  An Underwater Paradise Awaits The beauty of Dumaguete can best be captured through the eyes of the people who have come here and witnessed it for themselves. Through our “Beauty of Dumaguete” series, we try and do just that from some of the many amateur and professional expat photographers who chosen […]

The Beauty of Dumaguete and Surrounding Negros Oriental – Birds

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The Beauty of Dumaguete and Surrounding Negros Oriental – Birds As part of my series dedicated to showing the beauty of Dumaguete and surrounding Negros Oriental, I have used the work of local expat Gary Webb. In this series I am showcasing a series of his shots of the local birds, which he has captured […]

Vincent and Melinda – 2 People Who Found Love in The Philippines

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VINCENT and MELINDA A great story of people who have found love in The Philippines. Vincent is from France. He’s 37. Melinda is Pinay, aged 26, and originally from Mindanao. They presently live in Sibulan, which is close to Dumaguete. They originally met on a dating web site, but did not become romantically involved for […]

Phil and Marites – 1 More Loving Filipina and Foreigner Couple

Phil and Marites - 1 More Loving Filipina and Foreigner Couple

PHIL and MARITES      A Great Example of a Loving Filipina and Foreigner Couple                 Phil is originally from England. His wife Marites is Pinay. Phil is in his early seventies. Marites is forty-five. Phil’s work as an engineer found him living in many countries all over the world. It was while he was working in […]

More Than 1 Good Fitness Club Options In Dumaguete

More Than 1 Good Fitness Club Options In Dumaguete

Fitness Clubs in Dumaguete Because so many foreigners are retiring in the Dumaguete area, a vibrant fitness industry has developed here particularly over the past five years. Several high-quality fitness clubs have opened to cater primarily, but not exclusively, to the ex-pat community. Cycling is very popular here. A large number of ex-pats can be […]

Retired Expats Creating New Businesses in Dumaguete.

Retirees Coming to Dumaguete and Then Opening Up new Businesses

Retirees Coming to Dumaguete and Then Opening Up new Businesses? There are many types of individuals and couples who come to retire in Dumaguete and, surprise, surprise, some of them find themselves starting a new business. So, what’s the typical profile of these entrepreneurs? Interestingly, there are no characteristics that define them other than they […]

Same Sex Relationships – LGBTQ

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How Does Dumaguete Treat it’s LGBTQ Community? It’s a sad condemnation of our evolution when in a time of great advances in technology and communication, and our ability to send rockets millions of miles out into space to arrive with absolute precision at its destination, we are still limited as a species by being so […]

How Fortunate We Are to Be In Dumaguete

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While living through the pandemic in Dumaguete I sometimes think about history. It seems human survival has been regularly threatened during each of the past two centuries. The “war to end all wars,” World War 1, was accompanied by what was tidily called the Spanish flu that hit in 1918. What a cruel way to […]

Why Not An Exploratory Visit To Dumaguete Before Retirement

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WHY NOT VISIT DUMAGUETE BEFORE RETIREMENT ? See if it is right for you before the making the big decision Before making the move to new life experiences, its wise to have as much information as possible in order to make an informed decision. I don’t know about other countries, but it’s a startling statistic […]

The Effects of Covid 19 on Dumaguete Expats

Without a doubt, the Covid-19 pandemic has been the single most traumatic and life changing crisis most of the people of this generation have ever experienced. All across the world, this pandemic has had consequences of varying degrees, not only to  of mankind, but to each of us all on more personal basis. The Dumaguete […]