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Articles by Benjamin Johnson

Life is short: How the little people of the Philippines think big

Life in the developing world can be extremely tough, for some more so than others. In particular those who have physical or mental impairments can find themselves in extremely dire circumstances. One small group of people however has managed to turn their misfortune into fun-size employment. Mostly in the entertainment…



Ben’s bargains: Top ten Angeles City hotels for less than 50 bucks

Although the Philippines is notoriously cheap, there’s no reason to sacrifice quality in the search of decent accommodation. Having experienced rooms with no running water and beds crawling with millipedes it definitely pays to do a bit of research before taking the budget option. So, here are my top 10 choices for great accommodation in Angeles…