Living and Loving 5: Filipinas and What They Are Looking For (3 of 3)

If you are landing on this page and have no idea where this three part series begins, simply click HERE to go back to the first page.

And so we continue on, checking out the three final Filipina archetypes one might encounter, the Older Widowed Woman (OWW), the Older Separated Woman (OSW) and Very Conservative Older Virgin (VCOV).

Man, that’s a lot of acronyms….   

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Living and Loving 4: Types of Filipinas and What They are Looking For (1 of 3)

If you are an old (or older) foreigner looking for a Filipina, don’t expect to be chatting with too many highly educated young Filipinas from the elite upper class.   Sorry, but these women are usually not interested in older foreign men. Instead, upper class Filipinas will be looking for perfect soul mate love with other young educated upper class Filipino men. So don’t expect everything in one package, it’s not in the cards.

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Living and Loving 3: What You/We Are Looking for as Foreigners in the Philippines

Before we go on, let’s take a look at prospective expats and their expectations when it comes to relationships and living or not living in the Philippines.

Basically, there are three types of foreigners when it comes to residing in the Philippines with a Filipina girlfriend or spouse: Those who are open to living in the Philippines, those who do not want to live in the Philippines and those who are undecided or on the fence. Read More

Living and Loving 2: Expats, Currency, What You Want and Marriage vs Girlfriends

What is an Expat?

For Westerners living in other countries the word ‘expat’ is so ubiquitous that they may be shocked to learn that many people do not understand the term. If you read books about living and traveling in other countries you will come upon the word constantly. Yet, when I first started hearing the term ‘expat’, I was quite confused and had a hard time figuring out exactly what it meant. Although I knew it had something to do with living outside of your home nation, I also assumed that the word “expat” had something to do with the a person also being an ex-patriot. A dictionary definition of the word “patriot” is:   Read More

Living & Loving 1: Why Chose the Philippines?

WARNING:  This series is not intended for family viewing!!

The articles included in the “Living and Loving in the Philippines” section of the website are intended to underscore what you need to know when it comes to life and love in the Philippines.  This is a hard-core, no holds barred, no subjects avoided, non-sugar coated look at all aspects of expatriate life, love and sex in the Philippines.

Numerous guides and books are available on the Philippines. They will tell you about all the local attractions, the nicest beaches, the best hotels and the good restaurants. These are good sources of information if you are on vacation and your sole purpose is to travel and explore. But what if you are looking for more than a vacation? What if you are considering living in the Philippines? Read More

A Typical First Time in a Philippine Girly Bar

A Typical Visit to a Girly Bar

Girly bars are found of over SE Asia.  As we previously noted in our article on bar girls, they are a bit different than adult-themed strip joints that you may have experienced in the West.  For those that are already well-experienced with girly bars in Asia, you can probably click off to another topic.  If you’ve never had opportunity to visit one, however, this is typically how the experience plays out: Read More

Filipina Bar Girls – Don’t Call Them Prostitutes!!


Philippines Sex Industry – Filipina Bar Girls

People come to the Philippines for all kinds of reasons:  Beautiful beaches, sunny, tropical weather, world-class diving, educational and business opportunities and some of the most stunning scenic scenery to be found on the planet.  One reason that is less discussed publicly among ‘polite’ company is the draw of all the beautiful women.  

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Best Places to Meet Filipinas

When it comes to meeting beautiful women in the Philippines, one doesn’t have to look too far.  Or, for that matter, all that hard. Lovely ladies are literally everywhere, and there are times when I start to wonder if they are not growing them on trees or plantations somewhere.  And you don’t have to take my word for it.  My conclusion is bolstered by hundreds of thousands of foreigners arriving in the Philippines every month.  That’s a LOT of people, and one can easily conclude that the majority of them are certainly not coming for the ‘exquisite’ Filipino food. Read More

Filipinas vs. Thai Women – Who are “Better?”


The debate between the various qualities between Thai women and Filipinas has been going on for years.  Decades even.  Thailand has historically been the destination of choice for folks seeking “fun” holidays in SE Asia, and a number of people have gone on to take Thai wives. Then – around the time that the United States pulled out of Subic Bay – the Philippines started to assert itself as a viable option for those looking for something along the same lines.  Just looking at the number of foreigners arriving at the Mactan and Manila airports supports just how popular the Philippines has become – especially for those seeking Filipina fun, girlfriends or wives. Read More