Fastcat failure in Bulalacao, Mindoro!

Not every travel adventure goes as planned. This is one of those. I wanted to try using the Fastcat that goes from Caticlan (Boracay) to a town in Mindoro called Bulalacao. I was a little offset because it was not going to the typical port for RORO vessels in Roxas.

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Duterte & the phony drug war

Many people, even friends, think that I should not be as vocal about my feeling about President Duterte online. He doesn’t really like to discuss things. People who question him don’t stay around to ask more questions (so to speak). Why would I, an American in the Philippines, have the guts to openly question his…

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Starlite Shipping’s ferry to Romblon

A few weeks ago, I went to Roxas, Mindoro port to only find out that the next ferry to Panay (island where Iloilo is) was many hours away. I took the chance to see what other options I had. I found out that Starlite Shipping had just started a route from Roxas to Odiongan in Romblon….

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Preparing for hell: Have an exit plan

If you are living in the Philippines, especially with a sociapath in the presidency; you need an exit plan. If you are living in a country that China wants to invade and the President Duterte is trying to piss off America every chance he gets; you have to be ready to leave at a moment’s…

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Moving to Boracay Island

Living in Boracay Island is very popular among some people looking to retire and be a beach bum. What is living on Boracay like and is it for you? I will warn you, there is about a million tourist come through a year! Before we start, understand that I am not a fan on Boracay…

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Moving to Camp John Hay

A month ago, I did an article on places that someone moving to the Philippines might consider, Camp John Hay was the top of that list. I want to re-visit that article with a series looking at more depth into a few of the places.

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