I Need a Break: Balikbayan Box Shopping Ban. Maybe You Too

Don’t be alarmed. There’s no recent absurd policy change about balikbayan boxes. It’s just me challenging to change my habits of sending stuff in the Philippines. The balikbayan box (medium size from Forex Alberta) in my room is well wrapped and waiting to be shipped in the Philippines from Canada. I plan to have it […]

Balikbayan Box Shipping Review: Forex Alberta

When it comes to finding the right freight forwarders, I guess I’m lucky to get recommendations from the pioneers, the people who came before me in Canada. The first freight forwarder company that I’ve tried was Forex Alberta. Second was Jenrich Fast Cargo. I’m availing the service of the latter for a long time and […]

How I Pack Balikbayan Boxes in Canada

There’s the art of paper folding called origami and kyaraben is to the art of packing lunch. For OFWs there’s the art of packing balikbayan boxes. I know it’s not that artistic or traditional. But it’s part of the Filipino culture that we OFWs have to learn; the sooner the better. Have you seen the […]

Move Stuff Across Canada with Greyhound Package Express

When I went to Vancouver in British Columbia, I thought of moving there someday because of the warmer weather. Their winter is like fall in Calgary. It often rain but not as much as in the Philippines. Vancouver is a perfect place for someone who comes from a tropical country. Then I thought of the […]

Why I’m Switching to Small Balikbayan Box

While I wish to help manong in putting the balikbayan boxes in his van, I can only watch from not-so-far distance. My balikbayan boxes are bound to go to the Philippines and leave the Canadian ground. After all the time the boxes have been waiting to be filled, all I see now is the empty […]

Balikbayan Box Shipping Review: Jenrich Fast Cargo

This is NOT a sponsored post. Customers are encouraged to share their experience. While the business owner of Jenrich Fast Cargo can provide updated information and feedback. I’m not sure before if I should write a review about balikbayan box shipping companies in Canada. With a quick Google search online, anyone can find mixed reviews […]