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Giovanni Hidalgo: Winning at Life

From janitor to restaurant director: this former drug user overcame the hurdles of life to…

Teresita Marques: A life of music

Her love for music took Teresita Marques to Lisbon but she never imagined that she…

Expat living in rural Spain: Of customs and seasons

In La Mancha, Filipino writer and expat Antonio Montalvan enjoys centuries-old traditions of rural Spain…

On passion and retirement as an LGBTQ expat

A conversation with a Pinoy gay retiree in the Netherlands Rick Tuazon is one of…

The horrors of Typhoon Yolanda through the eyes of an expat mother

Eight years ago, Typhoon Yolanda (or Typhoon Haiyan), one of the strongest storms ever recorded,…

Learning about life in Dubai

Geneva Liz Isaac had lived a pampered life before she moved to Dubai. But the…

Old people sunbathing on a beach in Breskens, Zeeland
Summer in Holland (for a Pinay expat mom)

Summer. This season brings out so many childhood memories of growing up in Marinduque, one…

Taking chances in Albania

Filipino chef Eric Layno shares his expat life in Albania, and the struggles and joys…

War in Ukraine, Filipinos in Ukraine
War in Ukraine: A Filipina’s point of view

Eliza, a Pinay from Antique, was just about to start building a family in Kyiv…

Filipino OFW escaping Afghanistan
A Filipino’s escape from Afghanistan

A gripping story of how a Filipino military contractor saved fellow OFWs so that they…