living abroad - updates

Rappler's latest stories on living abroad


What they don't tell you when you leave the Philippines

Oct 08, 2015 - 9:14 AM

We are told about the wonderful things that happen when we make it out of our own country but never once told how much it will hurt to lose our home

10 handy hints for moving abroad

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:38 PM

You’ve just made the hardest decision to move overseas but now what? These handy hints will give you a brief look at what to expect and how to deal

What I learned from living in the Middle East

May 30, 2015 - 8:48 PM

I learned more about myself that goes beyond knowledge I gained the experience that taught me life lessons money can t buy

'Walang ganyan sa States'

May 25, 2015 - 8:04 PM

Beyond monetary compensation quality of life is part of what makes living abroad compelling

Studying abroad: The grace of being alone

Feb 27, 2015 - 12:26 PM

This space of just being with myself provides me the opportunity to be confronted with some realities of who I really am

The weight of an OFW 'Yes'

Oct 09, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Each OFW s yes carries the weight of her efforts his hard work and their inability to give any other answer

[Two Pronged] Housewife feels depressed, lonely, empty

Sep 21, 2014 - 2:26 PM

People around think I have nothing to complain about But the worst thing is that I feel I am less a person because I am JUST a housewife writes a woman living abroad with her family

Spending birthdays away from home

May 18, 2014 - 11:45 AM

I realized I wasn’t dreaming anymore I was back in my room in Australia 9 months after I decided to leave the Philippines for good

Friendships matter in cold and dark winters

Apr 30, 2014 - 5:32 PM

It’s natural to first turn to the locals when you have questions about a new country But it still helps to have a female kababayan who knows exactly where you’re coming from