Cloud and Soil

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Column: Living without puto and dinuguan

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

My encounter with an Eastern European mafia in Kenya

When you come to a country like Kenya, you expect adventure in the bush, among…

Adventures in Swahili

Her broken Swahili helped expat writer Agatha Verdadero escape an angry Somalian herder demanding payment…

Missing brides and dancing beds: tales of a Kenyan wedding

I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of times I have…

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Culture shock: Working in Kenya

A Filipina teacher landed a top job in a Kenyan college only to find out…

10 Things Pinoys need to know about Kenya

Our Nairobi-based columnist Agatha Verdadero has been living in Kenya for two decades. Yet she’s…

Fourteen Years and Seven Houses, Part 2

In the second part of her house hunting experience, columnist Agatha Verdadero tells of a…

Fourteen Years, Seven Houses (Part I)

I have lived in Kenya more than a quarter of my life. Thankfully, in all…

Learning kindness in Kenya

Agatha Verdadero took the off-the-beaten when she went to teach at refugee camp in Kenya…