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Hi, my name is Rusty Ferguson.  I am an American expat living in the Philippines since February of 2008. I grew up in the Southern USA. I retired early and decided to add some excitement to my life by moving to the Philippines.

I am having the best time of my life. If you are thinking about moving to the Philippines this is the site for you. Follow along and learn how to avoid some of the mistakes I have made and some of the things that have gone well for me.

With this blog, I cover topics like living in the Philippines, the cost of living in the Philippines, Filipino cultureand the US dollar to Philippine peso exchange rate. Being a lover of photography, there are many photorgraphs throughout this blog. Nearly all of which have been taken by me.

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Filipina Living In The Philippines This is Jessie.  She is Filipina and is my girlfriend. She has lived in the Philippines all her life is a great source of information for me.

She helps me with this website, mostly working in the background as my proof reader. Which is a bit ironic since English is not her first language.  Her friends from Tacloban make fun of her because when she speaks English now, she does so with a bit of a Southern Accent.

Jessie is an angel but she's got a fiesty attitude.  Since she has to deal with me day in and day out, that is a good thing.  But I lovingly call her my ornery angel at times. She treats me like a king.

Let’s Go Island Hopping!

Cebu Island Hoping
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omething almost everyone enjoys is readily available in the Philippines and that is Island Hopping. One of my first outings in the Philippines was with a group of expats I had met online. I was amazed with the beauty. It was my first time out on the waters of the Philippines and it was captivating….

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abortion in the philippines
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bortions in the philippines are illegal. It has been illegal for over a century and that is very unlikely to change. Though it isn’t a subject I’ve discussed with Filipino it is my perception the majority of Filipino would agree with that ban. Despite that, it is estimated there are over 500,000 illegal abortions  in the…

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CEX Moves A To A New Location

Expat In Cebu
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I moved CEX to a new server today. I had been operating on a VPS which is a fairly powerful solution but I still share some resources with other users on the server.  The hosting provider throttles some parts of the account. So that I don’t take all the resources on that server. Now CEX…

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Religion and Hypocrisy In The Philippines Part II


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In my previous article I began discussing the charges of hypocrisy in the Philippines. I’ve had smug and derogatory comments on this site a few times from people that condemn the Philippines for religious hypocrisy.  The article became long and involved so I have broken it up into more than one article. You can read part…

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Religion And Charges of Hypocrisy In The Philippines

Pretty Filipina at Cebu Beach Resort
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n the lives of many Filipino, religion is important. The country is said to be about 80% catholic. It feel more like 99% in the areas I frequent.  At the same time, I hear many of those interested of living in the Philippines bringing up hypocrisy.  They often scoff at the idea that Filipino are a religious people….

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