Best Retirement in the Philippines

January 25, 2017

Treasures of Bolinao

Bolinao is well-known for its pristine beaches, fresh seafood, enchanting caves, and its lighthouse. It may not seem popular for people who aren’t from the Philippines , so it would be a good idea to experience its perfect beauty before it gets crowded and trampled on! Knock on wood on the trampling! One of the..read more..

November 11, 2016

Of Great Heights and Amazing Views: Baler’s Paradise

If you are looking for the best place to retire here in the tropical islands of the Philippines, then Baler, Aurora may be the perfect place for you! This small town has been featured in numerous shows and publications as well as visited by a lot of notable personalities both from here and abroad. Baler..read more..

October 24, 2016

The Filipino Culture: Love for Food and Family

For the last few years, the Philippines has often been highlighted as a must-go-to destination for a perfect tropical paradise vacation. With its 7,107 islands (and counting), there are a lot of different islands to visit that are just the epitome of the perfect beach holiday. With the natural, geographical barriers of the country (the..read more..

April 18, 2016

The Secret of Ganduyan: The Pride of Mountain Province

Ask anyone from the Philippines or anyone who has travelled around this country, and I can guarantee that only the rare and observant individuals know of the beautiful town of Ganduyan. Before you even try to search it on Google, there really isn’t any information that is easily attainable on Wikipedia. Ganduyan is a municipality..read more..

February 24, 2016

Life in the Philippines from a Young Expat

In my short time in the Philippines, I have experienced quite a bit. I have lived here for just 6 months but I have been blessed to see many different parts of the country. I have seen some amazing places both in the city where I live and in my travels. And now I have..read more..

January 12, 2016

From an Elrap friend and Ira Rohling, retired in the Philippines, Bukidnon. Video was taken while in Manila.

December 19, 2015

When in the Summer Capital of the Philippines – Baguio City!

I have been living in Baguio City for years, but I have to admit that I never really explored the city. Every time a friend shows up and asks, “So, where should we go?” I would give a blank stare and say, “I don’t know…SM?” – a supermall with branches all over the country. Then,..read more..

August 10, 2015

Mt. Pulag: It’s more than just a Sea of Clouds

When Mt. Pulag enters the conversation, people immediately associate it to a “Sea of Clouds.” Well, not for me (or at least not yet). The thing is, I’ve been to Mt. Pulag twice but have not seen that infamous “sea.” A friend of mine had no luck three times! And, I am quite sure that..read more..

May 4, 2015

Journey to and in the Philippines by Morson

-A Diving Adventure- By Christopher Morson Christopher Morson recently visited the Philippines on a reconnaissance trip, with an eye toward retirement here. An avid diver, he took the opportunity to indulge his passion on board the M/Y Vasco through Cebu in the Visayas to Tubattaha Reef. He has kindly allowed us to share his impressions,..read more..

April 20, 2015

St. Luke’s Medical Center: Internationally acclaimed Health Care Facility

St. Luke’s Medical Center: Internationally Acclaimed Philippine Healthcare Facility Just recently (April 2015), a website whose mission is to provide high-quality information to help people make the best decision about nursing education has ranked St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) – Global City as number four among its list of 25 Most Amazing Modern Hospitals in..read more..

“ More and more folks are retiring at an earlier age, while they are still healthy enough to enjoy their lives. The problem is, in the First World, even a couple in their late fifties that have a $500,000 investment portfolio, which includes their home equity and other investments, won’t have enough retirement income to take advantage of their hard-won freedom. ”

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