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ALL OK WITH CRK

ALL OK WITH CRK

Like a persistent phoenix , the Clark International Airport has risen from the ashes and suddenly become one of my new favorite airports. Here’s why.

THE THINGS I LEARNED IN THE SILENCE

THE THINGS I LEARNED IN THE SILENCE

My daughter Shanti pens a poignant response to being caught up in the November terror attack at The Ohio State University.

PAROLE THE ANIMALS, SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

PAROLE THE ANIMALS, SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

Feb. 6, 2017 BY TED LERNER Living in a country other than your own often forces the foreigner to deal with competing, conflicting emotions. On the plus side of living abroad, you can feel like a tourist every day, with a detached wonderment at even the smallest of things.  Who doesn’t like being a tourist, […]

SETTING HIS SIGHTS ON WORLD POOL

SETTING HIS SIGHTS ON WORLD POOL

Darren Appleton goes all in with the World Pool Series, his new professional 8-ball tour he hopes will catch the fancy of millions of players and fans around the globe.

2016 Angeles City Craft Beer Festival  Video Highlights

2016 Angeles City Craft Beer Festival Video Highlights

The biggest and greatest collection of craft beer ever assembled in the Philippines happened at Marquee Mall in Angeles City Dec. 2-4, 2016.

THE EDSA CONUNDRUM

THE EDSA CONUNDRUM

Manila’s apocalyptic traffic will never improve, but it can, with the help of a slightly bent mind, offer a glimpse into the state of humanity. The conclusions aren’t pretty.

YOUR EXCELLENCY, FREE UP OUR NET, AND OUR SUDS

YOUR EXCELLENCY, FREE UP OUR NET, AND OUR SUDS

It’s election day in the Philippines. Many Filipinos long for a strong, benevolent leader to simply wipe away all wrongs and make their world right. Should such a person soon come along, here’s the very wise counsel I would offer, should I be asked(Which I won’t).

SMILING FACES AND POP DITTIES IN ‘DA ‘HOOD.

SMILING FACES AND POP DITTIES IN ‘DA ‘HOOD.

A primer on how foreigners can survive and actually enjoy the upcoming Philippine elections.

‘Hey, Joe’ & ‘The Traveler & The Gate Checkers’ Now Available for just .99 cents!

‘Hey, Joe’ & ‘The Traveler & The Gate Checkers’ Now Available for just .99 cents!

Get into some real travel adventure this holiday season for next to nothing. Good through December 26th.

KO BECOMES POOL’S HARDCORE MAN

KO BECOMES POOL’S HARDCORE MAN

Taiwan’s Ko Pin Yi wins his first World 9-ball Championship with a gritty 13-11 win over the USA’s Shane Van Boening

THE BIG ONE IS FINALLY HERE!

THE BIG ONE IS FINALLY HERE!

Follow my exclusive coverage from Doha, Qatar as the WPA World 9 ball championship begins September 7. 128 of the world’s best pool players competing for the biggest prize in the sport.

Smiles, Sari-Sari’s, Freedom & Filipinas

Smiles, Sari-Sari’s, Freedom & Filipinas

Going on 20 years living in the Philippines, I mine the reasons why this amazing and quirky archipelago forms an irresistible magnet that just keeps pulling me back for more.

The Traveler and the Gate Checkers for just .99 cents!

The Traveler and the Gate Checkers for just .99 cents!

On September 7-9, you can purchase “The Traveler and the Gate Checkers” for only .99 cents.

We’re giving away Hey,Joe for FREE!

We’re giving away Hey,Joe for FREE!

August 28 and 29 is your chance to get a digital copy of Hey,Joe, absolutely FREE! No Strings Attached.

Praise for Ted Lerner’s  “The Traveler & the Gate Checkers”

Praise for Ted Lerner’s “The Traveler & the Gate Checkers”

“…an extraordinary book that is unforgettable.”

The Rise of Nick Ekonomopoulos

The Rise of Nick Ekonomopoulos

Ted Lerner profiles one of pool’s fastest rising stars

Now available on Amazon and Kindle; the re-release of Ted Lerner’s book of Asian travel tales: “The Traveler and the Gate Checkers”

Now available on Amazon and Kindle; the re-release of Ted Lerner’s book of Asian travel tales: “The Traveler and the Gate Checkers”

Sex…Death…Life! On the Road in Asia

Idaho State History Students Enjoy Hey,Joe

Idaho State History Students Enjoy Hey,Joe

The History of South East Asia course gets a pick me up with the addition of ‘Hey,Joe.’

Read An Excerpt From Hey, Joe

Read An Excerpt From Hey, Joe

A sassy but oft jilted bar girl and an affable itinerant Manila street vendor tell it like it is in these excerpts from ‘Hey, Joe.’ CLICK HERE Share List

Breast Is Best At Fabella Memorial Hospital

Breast Is Best At Fabella Memorial Hospital

In the heart of teeming Manila, Ted Lerner visits one of the world’s busiest maternity hospitals. Its services are completely free.

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