Expat Life

Of faith, Karak tea and delivery: Why I love living in Dubai

Dubai-based Filipina expat Amylou Lopez Dy-Lim shares the things she loves about Dubai. Number 6…

Work diversity Christina
Culture shock: Working in Kenya

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

The Loneliest Summer

Untitled articles of my year in León: Part Three In the last part of his…

Turkish tea with the Turkish flag
A cup of Turkish hospitality

A Filipina expat teacher learns how to drink Turkish tea and discovered how the country’s…

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…

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…

A failed job hunting in Barcelona

Together with a friend, our EIC Nats Sis Villaluna went to Barcelona to look for…

Raising Kids Abroad: Should We Still Teach Them Filipino?

When an Italian teacher told columnist Elisha Hidalgo that her child should only speak Italian,…

Fourteen Years and Seven Houses, Part 2

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

Two sunrises and a red hat

Fifteen years living in Dubai! I cannot believe I am still flying. And still with…