Blog Posts - Tim Potter



Top 10 Reasons Why the Philippines is a Big Failure

 This is a well written article by a Filipino about the state of the Philippines.  It shows the negative however from that you can derive the truth about things that could change the state of the Philippines. Read The Original click here:Th...
by Newbies For Computers on Oct 19, 2015

Filipinos heroes at home, exploited abroad

Overseas Filipino WorkersI woke up to a rising sun in Doha, Qatar, one warm Sunday in March and was led to the posh Ritz-Carlton Hotel where I was billeted, when I saw them. They opened the doors of the black car that took me from the airport to the...
by Newbies For Computers on Aug 6, 2015

Tim Potter Texas Expat 101

Tim Potter Texas Say's Do not kid yourself its hard.Beware of moving overseas! It’s tough, confusing, disorienting… and ultimately, extremely rewarding.  So take it one day at a time and learn to walk before you run.Living overseas will not...
by Newbies For Computers on Jul 31, 2015

Philippine Online Dating Scam

Internet Dating ScamThere was a time when online dating carried a negative stigma. Over the years, however, using the Internet to find your future mate has become commonplace. One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app,...
by Newbies For Computers on Mar 31, 2015

Future Free Facebook Calls

FaceBook Dialer and Caller IDRead More about this and other wonderful things at Android PoliceFacebook, that company that is constantly trying to confuse you by naming its own branded apps after system apps, may launch another app it would now like t...
by Newbies For Computers on Mar 20, 2015

US Credit and Living Abroad

Being a Philippine credit Ghost is not all that fun.When I first moved to the Philippines I had a few debts and few credit cards.  Which were all paid off and left my credit in ok condition prior to my departure.  That was February&nbs...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Mar 16, 2013

Philippine Bubble Man

 What is up with people and there warped sense of reality.I have lived in the Philippines for the past 6 years and people still amaze me.  I belong to several internet forums and groups.  People that are planning to come here and live...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Mar 14, 2013

Philippine Internet Dating

Phenom Philippine Internet LoveI belong to many different Forums and Bulletin Boards all dealing with subject of living here in the Philippines.  There are many reoccurring topics that always seem to come up.  Many tend to lead to...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Mar 10, 2013

Apartment For Rent Cebu

Where we hang our hats in Cebu.Most people when they think of the Philippines they believe it is a beach front paradise.  However they forget that there are so many hills and mountains in the Philippines.  Just for a while we lived jus...

NBI Clearance Experience Cebu

Today my wife Zol and I visited Philippine National Bureau of Investigation. (NBI) We had a plan when we headed out of the house that we we would get her NBI clearance and the head over to Philippine Commission on Filipinos O...

Families in the Philippines

When people move to the Philippines from the west.  The biggest single complaint I hear is about the family moving in.  How this seems to be the biggest invasion of privacy and inconvenience.  You must first understand the culture and...

Good Eats in Cebu Philippines

A few Good Restaurants that are cheap and good in the PhilippinesI have lived in the Philippines for the past 6 years and all of that has been in Cebu.  What I did find hard was where to get a good meal.  What places have the best...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 27, 2013

Lesson in Philippine Documents

Lesson is in the Philippines Triple Check All Documents.Tim Potter and Zol Potter with Philippine MarketThis statement does not go with out a saying.  It took us three years to get a simple correction to our Marriage Licence to state T...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 23, 2013

Fake It Till You Make It

Counterfeit Rolex watches were displayed at the dedication and open house of the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center in Arlington, VA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The world of Fakes and Knock Offs is alive and well in the Philippin...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 22, 2013

Fire in Philippines

Latest Fire Tondo, ManilaFires in the Philippines seem to happen as often as Mondays.Life is hard here for the majority of Filipinos as they live life hand to mouth.  Though this is a tropical environment fires seem to happen every wee...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 20, 2013

Philippine Internet Connection

What are the internet options available in the Philippines.In today's world people want to know what internet options are available to them in the Philippines.  Internet is the way people can make Calls, Watch TV, Catch up on news and...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 19, 2013

Philippine Variety TV

Cover of Sonny & CherIs the Philippines TV stuck in early 1970'sI am child of the television and I love to watch TV.  I enjoy the good dramas that the US has produced in recent years.  I love shows that get your juices flowing and...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 18, 2013

Tim Potter's Copyright Violations and Google

Philippine-Sugar Land Tim Potter's issue with GoogleTim Zol PotterAs I Tim Potter Philippine-Sugar Land sit back and wonder what would happen if someone stole your photos online or they steal your content. What are the actions you can take.
by Newbies For Computers on Feb 15, 2013

Valentines with the Wife

Valentines day here in the Philippines.Tim Potter and ZolTim PotterThought I (Tim Potter) would share the story of my wife and I.  So many people come to the Philippines in a hurry kind of way and get married.  Yet that is not the way it al...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 14, 2013

Raising Children in Philippines

Philippines very non-child friendly countryOne of my main reasons for wanting to return Sugar Land Texas is the children.  The Philippines is just not a friendly place when you have children.Everything in the Philippines takes all that much long...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 12, 2013


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