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  1. Life as an Expat

    Thinking of a new life in paradise? Perhaps you are thinking of living in Cebu? Ask other expats what they think of living in the Philippines.

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  2. Living Costs

    The cost of living varies in different areas. Some places are cheaper than others.Is it cheaper to be living in Cebu?
    How are others living in the Philippines? What are the differences and why?

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  3. Travel and Visa Information. BI questions

    Do you need a visa or a travel permit to stay in the Philippines? Bureau of Immigration problems? Find your answers here.

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  4. Where to Stay

    What type of accommodation is available in the Philippines?

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  5. Transport to from and in the Philippines

    Where do you want to go and how do you want to get there? Flights,ferries,car rental, bus,taxi etc

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  6. Places to Eat

    Where are the best places to dine.Tell us your Philippines experience.

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  7. Drinking Bars

    Where to find a bar for drinking and relaxation. The Philippines offers it all!

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  8. Language and Local Dialects

    Do you need to know a few phrases before you get here? English and Filipino (based on the Tagalog dialect) are the two main languages spoken. What does Salamat mean?

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  9. Culture

    How does the culture difference of the Filipino people affect you?

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  10. Building,Renting or Buying Real Estate

    What are the laws and regulations on buying or leasing real estate in the Philippines? What can foreigners really own?

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  11. Schools and Colleges in the Philippines

    What are the best education facilities for your children?

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  12. Health and Hospitals

    Where do you go if don't feel well? What health insurance do you need? Who are the best health professionals to see in the Philippines? Which hospitals have the best facilities?

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  13. Shipping Goods

    How do you get your belongings to the Philippines? How much will it cost and how long will it take? What about custom's regulations?

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  14. Where do I find ?

    Looking for something in particular but can't find it? Ask expats living in the Philippines.

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  15. Driving and the Philippines

    What driver's licence do you need? How do you find out about vehicle registration's, insurances, or repairs?

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  16. Employment-Working as an Expat

    Employment questions and answers for expats thinking of working in the Philippines

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  17. Contractors and Tradesmen

    List contractors or tradesmen that you recommend or have had problems with.

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