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6 Signs Your Date Likes your Money

6 Signs Your Date Likes your Money

Dating in a third world country can be tricky. With all the stories of scams going on and people only dating you for your money it is hard to rule out that underlying doubt wether or not your date really likes you. In the Philippines many conversations evolve around money. You buy something new, the first thing they ask is how much you paid and usually that story is followed by the many dreams they other person has for him…

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JC on Topic, Podcast about Dating in the Philippines

JC on Topic, Podcast about Dating in the Philippines

Recently I have been doing these podcasts. They are a way to show more emotions and are more about me than I am able to show in the One minute videos or vlogs. Spoken from the heart, they are about me and my life in the Philippines and will cover a series of subjects that are hard to capture in images. Through the podcasts you get to know me and my way of looking at my daily life better. The…

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What is this longing I feel?

What is this longing I feel?

The moment I heard my friend say he was going back to Europe there was this sting of…..envy maybe? I did not want to analyze it and pushed it away. And when I listened to his enthusiastic stories about Greece or maybe Spain, or should he move to Portugal after all? I remembered all those nights I planned on leaving this country. Yet all I seem to do is bed myself even more in, in the Filipino society and bureaucracy…

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Can you live in the Philippines on 750 euro a month?

Can you live in the Philippines on 750 euro a month?

It is a questions that pops up often in my mailbox: How much money do I need to live int he Philippines. And my answer is always the same: It depends on your lifestyle. It is not up to me to answer with a specific amount that one needs to live here. It depends on what you  need to be happy and how you want to live your tropical life. It depends on habits as well, smoking, luxurious dinners and…

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My Filipino boyfriend is pulling away, what to do?

My Filipino boyfriend is pulling away, what to do?

It happens all over the world, men sometimes withdraw from the woman they feel close to. And we women panic when that happens, deep down in our gut we know something is wrong and we want to fix it. That is an instinctive reaction. What we do not realize is that it is that reaction that drives him away even more. Asking him if something is wrong will close his heart. He probably deny it and withdraws even further. For…

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Road movies on Leaving Holland Channel

Road movies on Leaving Holland Channel

Did you know there is a YouTube Channel filled with One Minute Videos but also road movies? You can follow my trip from island to island in the Philippines, following the Philippine Nautical Highway and its side roads. So far I have travelled the island of Siquijor, Negros, Panay, Mindoro, Luzon, Leyte and Bohol Every island was an adventure and although many men say I should not drive a motorcycle in the Philippines. I manage pretty wel. I must say…

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Riding Nomad, a romantic and brutal lifestyle

Riding Nomad, a romantic and brutal lifestyle

I am a riding Nomad. And that may sound like a great lifestyle to some of you. Although I also come across people who do not like or understand it. The other day I had a meet&greet with a school and some of the teenagers asked me why I do not settle down ‘like most people my age do’….as in: be normal, get yourself some chickens and a dog and sit in front of the house woman! I do not…

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