Month: February 2009

Wedding Rings Are Filipino Girls Visa

 “There is a rising number of Filipino women marrying Asian nationals nearly thrice their age.” Some 309,745 Filipinos married foreigners, within an 18-year span. Nine out of ten (92 percent) were brides. An “international marriage market” is bustling here, says…

Philippines Corruption is No.1

Unlike in authoritarian countries like China and Vietnam, corruption has become politicized and is openly discussed in the media of Philippines. The Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and China are among the most corrupt Asian economies, according to results of a regional…

BBB

Its a saying in the UK.. Bullshit Baffles Brains.. and its a conversation that I want to cover regarding a lot of the forums on the internet relating to expats in the Philippines. There is always negative posts regarding opening…

Old and the Young

This post is going to annoy a few people but the reason I’m stating it is for reality reasons. Many many (yes twice!) blogs and forums will tell you that its normal for a guy of 60/70+ to be dating…

A funny story from the past

I was talking earlier to my Nimesh about something that happened to me in the UK many years ago with an ex-girlfriend. At that time I had a bar and arrived home early one Sunday because trade was quiet to…

Yellow Cab Pizza

Yellow Cab Pizza is a chain of American-style pizzerias with several branches in Cebu. The name Yellow Cab is inspired by the famous yellow taxis of New York City and many of the pizzas have New York themes. Menu Extras…

The Tinder Box

  The Tinder Box is not only a restaurant but also has a delicatessen selling hard-to-find cheeses and meats. The Tinder Box also sells wines and cigars. Menu Contact The Tinder Box Archbishop Reyes Avenue, corner Bauhinia Drive Banilad Cebu…

The Gustavian

The entrance to The Gustavian. The Gustavian is a Swedish deli/restaurant on Maria Luisa Park Road in Banilad. It also bakes it’s own breads. A second branch was opened in late 2008, in the Ayala Center. The Ayala branch transforms…

Taters

Taters sells snacks and fast food. It is conveniently located near the entrance to the Ayala Center Cebu cinemas. Menu French fries: natural or flavored Popcorn Hot dogs Cornachos Sandwiches Locations Ayala Center Cebu Contact Tel no.: 63-32-415-8186 Links Taters…

Tajimaya Charcoal Grill

Tajimaya Charcoal Grills, or Sumibi Yakiniku Tajimaya is a Japanese restaurant where customers are given the ingredients and are expected to cook their own food on a charcoal grill. Since Tajimaya uses smoke-free char-grills, the smoke is not released into…