Oops! It appears that you have disabled your Javascript. In order for you to see this page as it is meant to appear, we ask that you please re-enable your Javascript!

Expat In Bacolod

Stephen Bentley - Writer

Tag: Key to expat life in the Philippines

Four Year Review of Life in the Philippines

It’s exactly four years to the day I arrived in the Philippines so I guess now is as good as time as any to post my four review of life in the Philippines. Before I do, I have noticed recently that some WordPress followers have signed up to follow this blog and not my author website. I don’t believe that was intended. I no longer have a newsletter for this blog but if you want to keep up to date with my author stuff then you may sign up over on my author site here. The first question I have is where did the time go? Tempus certainly fugit 🙂 I wrote this on my Facebook timeline today and every word is true: Four years… Read More

Expats Key To Survival In The Philippines

Three years, almost, is long enough for me to offer some advice and some tips as to the key to survival in the Philippines. This is aimed more at people thinking of retiring here but I guess it applies as much to those who struggle to adapt to a new way of life. If there is one word that sums up the key to survival in the Philippines it is that one – adapt. Adaptability, flexibility whatever you want to call it are key. If you want to stick to your old ways, then perhaps a foreign country is not for you. The need to be flexible applies in all kinds of ways. But more than anything else it applies to your mindset, your attitude…. Read More

Copyright © 2015 - 2019 Stephen Bentley

Up ↑