An Expat Talks about Living in
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
To get involved right away, join the very active American Women's Club. It's also for men here who have to leave their wives at home in the U.S.
In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?
On the weekends most people go out shopping in the huge malls to socialize and then go out to eat in one of the many restaurants and fast food places. Along with the Filipino restaurants, there are franchises from every corner of the world, so there is something for everyone. Everyone goes out Friday night after work, so there are traffic jams all over Manila.
An Expat Discusses Living in Taguig, Philippines
An British expat talks about spending winters in Taguig, Philippines with his Filipina wife of 25 years. He does miss chatting with other English speakers and hopes to find some expat clubs in Bonifacio Global City.
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.