Jul 28
Family is the most important thing in our lives. Especially in the Philippines, it’s the rock that keeps us going through the tribulations that life throws at us. We are used to constantly text messaging and keeping in touch with loved ones throughout so having a family member working abroad is a... Read more
Jul 28

Getting to know The Cristobals

By OFWguru on Jul 28, 2015

OFW life is not the easiest. Even for OFW blogger family, The Cristobal, life with their family living apart in two countries can be taxing and requires a lot of compromise. The patriarch of the family Tristan works as an auditor in Saudi Arabia for almost four years, while wife Carmi and their d... Read more
Sep 28

So You Want to Workabroad?

By OFWguru on Sep 28, 2015

You've made the decision, informed your friends and family and are now just waiting for a call back from an agent for an interview or an actual job offer. You’ve heard the success stories and want to experience the same thing for yourself. However, every successful homecoming hides hardship, and ... Read more
Oct 09

Getting to Know Mompreneur Mitchteryosa

By OFWguru on Oct 09, 2015

Mitch Carvalho is the owner of mitchteryosa.com, a site that features a variety of content such as parenting, OFW stories, beauty and fashion, home improvement and many more. She first created the site to document her first born’s antics and growing years. She is a mompreneur, having 2 lovely dau... Read more
Oct 23

The Kwentuhero from the Middle East

By OFWguru on Oct 23, 2015

James de la Cruz, also known as kwentuhero, is the owner of OFW sa Disyerto, a blogspot for OFWs. He is an OFW in the Middle East. He started working abroad when he was 24 and he went through the hardships that many Filipinos living in other countries experience. Despite the hardships, there were... Read more
Feb 12

5 Smart Investments for OFWs

By OFWguru on Feb 12, 2016

Working abroad has both its ups and downs. Being based in a different country often leads to a higher salary, a brand new environment, and a newfound mindset that you gained by living away from the Philippines. It’s tempting for an OFW working abroad to feel like they have a ton of money; wal... Read more
Feb 29
There are more than 2 million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) taking up employment in various parts of the globe – from nearby Singapore to far-flung European nations. Whichever part of the world you’re in, you’re bound to see a small goods store selling local products or a kapwa Pinoy ... Read more