Kenya travel: More than just safari

Discover Kenya’s Maasai Mara and four of its off-the-beaten path from the travel recommendations of…

MZ Akil
Column: Walang kupas

A former beauty pageant contender herself, TFEM columnist MZ Akil breaks down the nitty-gritty of…

New beginnings don’t start in New Year

On the last day of 2022, I hauled the whole family to the bookstore at…

MZ Akil
Column: Perks of traveling

At an airport security control on the way to visiting family in Dubai, MZ Akil…

Asian store in Rotterdam
Column: Home in an aisle (a trip to the Asian store)

For writer Karessa Ramos, a shopping trip to an Asian grocery or a Filipino sari…

Writing in Filipino language while in disapora
Column: Ulila sa Wika

Poet and writer Karessa Ramos examines our longing for speaking and hearing our mother-tongue while…

Column: The polychromes of beauty

Writer and poet Karessa Ramos looks back to Philippine summers confronted with questions, doubts and…

Column: Putting courage first

The adults were engaged in their noisy chatter while I sat looking at the fallen…

puto at dinuguan
Column: Living without puto and dinuguan

Can you imagine life without Filipino food? As a Filipino expat living in Kenya, where…

Column: Jumping off cliffs

When our columnist MZ Akil got an invitation to do a postgraduate studies at the…