Traveling to extraordinary sites is the focal point of any bucket list. Has the Philippine island of Bohol made it to your list? 

Acclaimed as the world’s eighth wonder is Bohol’s Chocolate Hills. Feast your eyes on more than a thousand unusual geological formations tha...

The artistic legacy of the late Benjamin D. Valenciano Sr. is evident in his multi-generational family of visual artists. His artwork depicts ‘Filipinized’ wooden sculptures of our Lady and the Infant Jesus, St. Joseph, a beardless Crucified Christ, and Stations of the...

How did your love for art start?

Behind the canvas and paint brushes is me - painter and illustrator - Jesamine V. Totañes (JVTotañes, 1982) born in Butuan City, Philippines, based in Assen, The Netherlands. When I moved to Europe for love, I fell in love with Europe’s...

Roots & Wings Editor in Chief Betsy von Atzigen collected these thoughts on the coronavirus crisis from Filipinos living around the world, from Manila to Europe and beyond. 

I just realized today that only birds are free, they don’t care if that country is in lockd...

Easter 2020 comes at a time when most of us have had the chance to sit in quiet reflection, surviving an unprecedented and excruciating global upheaval. Meanwhile countless people are out of work, learners out of school and get used to isolation. Businesses close down,...

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas recently recognized Jennifer Fergesen (Roots & Wings Bureau Editor, Iceland) with a Migration Advocacy and Media Award in the Best Blog category for her project The Global Carinderia. The MAM Awards are conferred annually by the Com...

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