Category Archives: Tips and Reminders

Probinsiya and the Probinsiyano

If you’re travelling to the Philippines, you’ll definitely come across the terms probinsiya and probinsiyano. Probinsiya is defined as a “part of a country at a distance from the capital; a big regional division of a country” (see Tagalog Dictionary). It’s equivalent to the Filipino term lalawigan. A probinsiyano, on the other hand, is someone from the probinsiya. Continue reading Probinsiya and the Probinsiyano

10 Little Things OFWs, Balikbayans and Pinoy Expats Could Do To Help

a) Spend your vacation, your dollars, in our Philippines

It is understandable for our OFWs, balikbayans and Pinoy expats to spend vacation in other countries. The world is truly beautiful and majestic. But please do spend some of your vacation, and some of your dollars, in our Philippines. Every dollar that you bring into our country will help build our Philippines. It will help our tourism industry. It will mean more sales and more jobs for our local industries. It will mean an increase in our country’s international dollar reserves. It will help stabilize the Peso. And ultimately, it will help stabilize our economy. Continue reading 10 Little Things OFWs, Balikbayans and Pinoy Expats Could Do To Help