The Annoying Life of a Retiree We Should All Envy?

What are you planning tomorrow? Then there was the response “I don’t have a definite plan. Play it by ears?” Fact. This is non-fiction. Sad fact: You’re not the heroine nor part of the story. Wouldn’t you want to answer this question with whatever I like to do or been putting off all my life…. [Read More]

Send Money to the Philippines with Transferwise

As a newcomer, like any other OFWs, I send money through remittance centers in Calgary before I tried PayPal. I’ve been wanting to send money to the Philippines with Transferwise but hesitant to do so because of mixed reviews I’ve read online. Then Minimalist Ninja, one of my favourite YouTubers, shared her positive experience of… [Read More]

How to Send an iPhone in the Philippines (Part 2)

This is the second part of How to Send an iPhone in the Philippines. Find out how to back up your iPhone on the first part of the post. As promised this post is less technical but with more personal experience on how I deal with customer service of different carriers. Step 2: Unlock the… [Read More]

How to Send an iPhone in the Philippines (Part 1)

My first Apple gadget was iPhone 3GS. It was my second cellphone; the first is Sony Ericcson. I thought of buying a Nokia since I never had it in the Philippines but when I came here in Canada it seems that nobody uses it. Or at least anyone from my circle of family and friends… [Read More]

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas: Financial Learning Campaign for Overseas Filipinos

This is not a habit I imagined myself to develop as an OFW–spending time on Facebook. Yes, I fall into the trap of scanning my feeds on Facebook, a social media platform on which every Filipino probably has an account. Or accounts, one for stalking and one for socializing. But don’t worry. I cleaned up… [Read More]