Filipino Expat Life

Oven-roasted pork Spanish-style
Bringing the Spanish taste home

Thinking of taking up culinary studies in Spain? Filipino chef Oyeen Valcos talks about studying…

Single mom Leslie Duma and TikTok superstar Jamiel Bustos
How a single mom raised a social media superstar

Being a single mom is hard enough but raising a child alone in a foreign…

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Green living in billionaire’s playground

As a Filipino living in Monaco, Francine Vito discovers the green side of this tiny…

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Filipineya: Egyptians’ sad definition of “Filipina”

Despite breaking through stereotypes, the image Filipinas in Egypt as a meek wife and a…

Soul for soil

Writer, chef, and Filipino expat Louise Baterna discovers the pleasure of gardening, and created a…

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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…

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…

Column: Jumping off cliffs

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

Sr. Paulita Astillero: Called to serve the migrants

Filipina expat and ex nun Paulita Astillero left the congregation to dedicate her life to…

8 simple ways to make a Filipina feel special on V-day

Racking your brain trying to make your Pinay wife/girlfriend/partner feel special this Valentine’s Day? We…