Tag: Philippines

A Fence Extension for Buster The Dog

As we suggested a few weeks ago, a fence extension for Buster the Dog has been built. In a previous post we mentioned that Buster had figured out that the underground fence was only effective on him when he was wearing the special collar. He really is a clever dog, but it can be a..

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Sending Money Home to The Philippines.

  Sending money home to the Philippines is something that we all seem to have to do at some point. There are thousands of reasons why it is done. It’s not just the Philippines, it is also people from many other countries around the world that for one reason or many reasons, they need to..

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Travel Insurance for Pinay returning to Philippines

Travel Insurance for Pinay returning to Philippines can potentially be a real minefield. The information that we learned would also apply to any other person from any other country, it really is a bit of a minefield. I’ll try to explain as best I can. The reasons we learned all of this can be found..

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Return To The Philippines

We had to plan an urgent return to the Philippines for Beth. As with many situations in life, it’s a bit of a long story, and we don’t really want to bore everyone with all the fine details. The basics of the story is that Beth’s mother had become quite ill, and we decided that..

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Pinay Beth visits Roma Street Parklands.

We have driven past the Roma Street Parklands many times in the last few years, we have even successfully used it as a shortcut when making deliveries in the Brisbane inner city area. We thought that it was time for us to spend a little time in this wonderful inner city parkland. Some people would..

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Children, To Have, or To Not Have.

This is the question asked by couples all over the world. I guess it is the question asked by most couples at some stage in every relationship. For some it is reasonably easy to answer, a simple yes or no. For others, it is a little more complex. For some, it is not a question..

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Immigration Contacts Us, But Not The News We Wanted

The Department of Immigration has finally contacted us, sixteen months after we originally submitted our visa application for Beth. It seems that they want yet more information to continue the application process. There are several different items of further information that they say that they require from us, some of it is a little confusing…

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A Multi Cultural Relationship

Are You Sure A Multi Cultural Relationship. This post deals specifically with Australia and Philippines, however, it is also applicable to other Western and Eastern countries. You just need to change the word Australia to USA, England etc. Also change the Philippines to Thailand, Vietnam etc. We are going to attempt to write a bit..

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Aroma, A Powerful Aid For Memory

My very first journey outside of my home country of Australia I traveled into the wonderful country of the Philippines. I remember so much of the anticipation of the journey. The planning of a lot of the details were begun months in advance. The internet in those days was almost non-existent, certainly not for us..

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