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]

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… [Read More]

Filipino Convenience Stores in Calgary

I don’t shop a lot of food at the grocery since I used to throw away expired foods which I doesn’t even realized that I bought till I search the fridge. Sayang naman. I would often feel guilty so I only buy whenever I have to. Most trip to a grocery store would often lead… [Read More]

Are You Afraid of Sending Balikbayan Boxes in December?

Sending balikbayan boxes in December wasn’t in my plan. It is a superstitious belief of OFWs that I’ve been hearing as a child. My excitement of opening boxes coming from Canada is off season in December. And I carried that belief till such time that it is time for me to send balikbayan boxes from… [Read More]

Sending Balikbayan Box from Calgary

I wrote Balikbayan Box Shipping from Canada to the Philippines a few months ago. I decided to narrow down the list for the purpose of sending balikbayan box from Calgary only for my own reference and other kababayan who have decided to settle in Cowtown. So that’s how I come up with a blog post…. [Read More]