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Expat Guide to Living in Davao

Whether you're already living in Davao or preparing to move to Davao, our Expat Guide to Living in Philippines offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Davao. For answers to specific questions, visit our Philippines Forum to talk with expats in Davao.

Moving to Davao , Philippines

An expat in the Philippines talks about what it's like moving to Davao City. He wishes he had brought his golf clubs and shoes and left his scuba gear at home (no fish, no corals). He offers great advice about the pros and cons of typical types of expat housing.

Living in Davao, Philippines

An expat who has lived in Davao, Philippines for 10 years says that life in Davao revolves around socializing, eating, drinking and living a nice and happy life -- in and surrounded by nature. Although there is some work to be found in Davao, he explains that it's best to have remote Internet-based work from outside the country.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Davao handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Davao by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

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More Living in Davao Reports

What are people's priorities in Davao - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Davao:
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More Moving to Davao Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Davao? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Davao? Below are some of the responses from expats in Davao:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report

International School Report

Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Davao with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Davao, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.

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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Davao. If you are already living in Davao, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Davao by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby in Davao Reports

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Davao? Below are some of the reports from expats in Davao:
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Davao? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Davao? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report
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Culture-Shock-in-Batangas-CityAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Batangas City, Philippines

A retired US Naval Officer and his Filipina wife moved to Batangas City. He shares how he has adapted to live in the Philippines, what he appreciates most about the Filipino culture and more.

A retired US Naval Officer and his Filipina wife moved to Batangas City. He shares how he has adapted to live in the Philippines, what he appreciates most about the Filipino culture and more. ...

Living-in-DavaoAn Expat Discusses Living in Davao, Philippines

An expat who has lived in Davao, Philippines for 10 years says that life in Davao revolves around socializing, eating, drinking and living a nice and happy life -- in and surrounded by nature. Although there is some work to be found in Davao, he explains that it's best to have remote Internet-based work from outside the country.

An expat who has lived in Davao, Philippines for 10 years says that life in Davao revolves around socializing, eating, drinking and living a nice and happy life -- in and surrounded by nature. Althou...

Pros and Cons of Living in the Philippines

The Philippines attracts the interest of expats from all over the world - truly has a lot to offer for a variety of different people. However, it's also important to understand the pitfalls that can be avoided with appropriate homework and preparation.

The Philippines attracts the interest of expats from all over the world - truly has a lot to offer for a variety of different people. However, it's also important to understand the pitfalls that can ...

Moving to the Philippines: 7 Things to Know Before You Move to the Philippines

Expats moving to the Philippines join others that have moved there for work or a lower cost of living during retirement. It's critical to understand what the realities of living there are, but those that successfully make the adjustment believe it is a good place to live.

Expats moving to the Philippines join others that have moved there for work or a lower cost of living during retirement. It's critical to understand what the realities of living there are, but those ...

5 Tips for Expats Living in the Philippines

Expats may share some gripes about living in the Philippines, but most agree that one thing makes up for all of the challenges. Can you guess what it is?
Expats may share some gripes about living in the Philippines, but most agree that one thing makes up for all of the challenges. Can you guess what it is?...

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