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My wife and kids have be in Florida for almost 3 years.They all like the clean streets and the wife doesn't like instant  coffee anymore

only brewed lol

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philuk

The wifes been here seven years now. Free medical and schooling is near the top of the list. But the ultimate has to be the car boot sales. Many a bargain to be had

 

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philuk

There ya go again whippy. You shouldn't keep puting yourself down mate.

 

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Being here just under a month and for someone who was reluctant at first to leave has done a complete about face and says besides missing some family, she has no wish to live in the Philippines again....visiting is good enough..

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dc3driver

My wife has been back in the Philippines for 3 years & loves it...sigh...

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mactanfamily

Riding a bike around the neighborhood

Seasons that change

Going to the park

Tv with better channels

Going to the lake and actually catching fish

No traffic (lights that have radar and change with the flow)

Mail that gets delivered

Cheaper and better choice of food

Better healthcare

Much better education

Fast internet

Power that stays on

Clean air

Less noisy

Better wages and opportunity

Wallmart

No typhoons or earthquakes

Less crime

Minor leauge baseball and college football games

Golf in the morning, snow ski in the afternoon (yesterday)

Museums

Dishwasher and washing machine

Don't have to burn the garbage

Soft water (less soap)

No water delivery (drink from the tap)

Pay ALL bills online

 

What they miss?

A fiesta, holiday or party every other week.

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USMC-Retired

Riding a bike around the neighborhood

Seasons that change

Going to the park

Tv with better channels

Going to the lake and actually catching fish

No traffic (lights that have radar and change with the flow)

Mail that gets delivered

Cheaper and better choice of food

Better healthcare

Much better education

Fast internet

Power that stays on

Clean air

Less noisy

Better wages and opportunity

Wallmart

No typhoons or earthquakes

Less crime

Minor leauge baseball and college football games

Golf in the morning, snow ski in the afternoon (yesterday)

Museums

Dishwasher and washing machine

Don't have to burn the garbage

Soft water (less soap)

No water delivery (drink from the tap)

Pay ALL bills online

 

What they miss?

A fiesta, holiday or party every other week.

 

 

All that and so much more.    Life is just so much better for us here.    It sickens her to think of that potential in the Philippines wasted.  

 

Now she does miss some things.  Kinnilaw, Good non-apple mango's,  Fresh fish, dried fish (me not so much LOL).

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All that and so much more.    Life is just so much better for us here.    It sickens her to think of that potential in the Philippines wasted.  

 

Now she does miss some things.  Kinnilaw, Good non-apple mango's,  Fresh fish, dried fish (me not so much LOL).

Funny, You mention Kinilaw .. that's about what I miss foodwise  in the Philippines...

I lived there some years, been married... looking back... in tears... some life lost....  but now trying with another girl there.....

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Mandingo

I asked her and she said it is equality....when she first arrived she was shocked that "rich" people  treated her like an equal. She also likes having a good paying job, guess that's an added bonus for us both.

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Humboldt

Dollars she loves to earn Dollars not Peso's

 

but she saved for 6 months so we are now back in Cebu for 6 months as I'm sure she doesn't miss the cold and wet winter weather

of far northern California

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Now she does miss some things.  Kinnilaw, Good non-apple mango's,  Fresh fish, dried fish (me not so much LOL).

 

Tim, get your wife hooked on ceviche. It's basically the Mexican version of kinnilaw (much better in my opinion).

 

http://mexican.food.com/recipe/mexican-ceviche-8899

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