An Expat Talks about Living in
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
Describe how you "dreamed" expat life would be before you moved overseas. Please provide as much detail as possible.
I thought Manila would have beautiful beahes and I would spentd all my days in a paradise island setting
How has your expat experience met the expectations you dreamed about before you moved abroad?
Manila has been a excellent tropical setting
How has your expat experience NOT met the expectations you dreamed about before you moved abroad?
Manila is a big dirty city with no beaches and the coast and rivers are heavily polluted.
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.