4 Ways to Send Money to the Philippines from Canada

Don’t get confuse with the title. There’s something for you to discover in this post. You’ll see. Although I  emphasize that you can send money to the Philippines from Canada, the different ways that you’ll learn on how to remit money can help you in one way or another wherever you are. How to Send… [Read More]

Send Money to the Philippines Via Money Transfer Agents in Canada

As a newcomer in Canada, I’ve been advice to send remittance to the Philippines through money transfer agents. I get the idea of what “remittance” is as quickly as balikbayan boxes. It’s a second nature to OFWS; so it’s not surprising that the Philippines is known to be the 3rd recipient country of remittances. India… [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]

My Biggest OFW Mistake and 10 Ways to Not Fall for It

Till this day, I still can’t figure out why I made my biggest OFW mistake in my first year in Canada. At that time I thought I was doing the right thing for my family back home and for myself because I’m following a tradition. Follow the herd. I thought. A year later I snapped… [Read More]