Random Facts About Me

It’s been a long time since I updated the About Pwede Padala page and I noticed how cluttered it is. So I move the “12 Random Facts About Pwede Padala Gal” here. And I added more nuisances for the sake of word count regardless of self-embarrassment. The perks of being a wallflower (love that movie)… [Read More]

How to Open a Philippine National Bank Account in Calgary

I thought I would only have a Canadian bank account and wait till I go home before I can open a bank account in the Philippines. Then I received a message from a reader on Facebook that she read my blog post on how to open a Philippine bank account in Canada. I was ecstatic… [Read More]

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]

With Declined Housing Loan Application, What’s Next?

It was late at night or probably early morning when I received a text message that my application for Security Bank Housing loan was declined. The rejection is something I have prepared for because I have to. It’s my first time to apply for a housing loan while abroad. Add the fact that I don’t… [Read More]

List of Philippine Embassy and Consulates in Canada

The list of Philippine Embassy, Consulates, and Consulate Generals in Canada can help you decide what is the closest office in your area for the renewal of Philippine passport and NBI Clearance, or other documents. Embassy of the Philippines, Ottawa Address: 30 Murray St. Ottawa, ON K1N 5M4 Telephone: (+613) 233-1121 Fax: (+613) 233-4165 Duty… [Read More]

How to Renew NBI Clearance in the Philippines from Abroad

Living overseas for several years has kept me from thinking on how to renew NBI Clearance in the Philippines. I knew how to get the clearance if I’ll need it again. But the process changed and confused OFWs, including myself. Recently, my sibling helped a friend in Canada to get an NBI clearance in the… [Read More]