Posts Tagged 'expats'

Top 10 Stupid Questions for Expats In The Philippines

Top 10 Stupid Questions for Expats In The Philippines

A friend of mine posted a link to 21 Questions Asian People Are Sick Of Answering which really is funny and worth checking out.  But made me think of the stupid questions I get as an expat living in the Philippines:

#1 What Hotel Are You Staying In?

I live here! I’ve lived here 9 years.  Not all crackers are tourists!

#2 Is Your Name Joe? (or simply “hey Joe!”)

Not all foreigners are named ...

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EASY way to get to USA-Only Sites!

EASY way to get to USA-Only Sites!

Found a really cool post on LifeHacker today about a free service that’ll be really useful for folks living outside the US of A.  Sites like Hulu, NBC, and even some vids on YouTube are blocked if you’re not coming from the States.  Sure you could setup a VPN or proxy connection but for the non-tech-nerd-types that isn’t exactly easy.  Changing your DNS settings though, not terribly difficult.  So that’s where Tunlr comes in.

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