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Disclosure: This is my entry to the Nuffnang PH and Galleon.PH "I Found It On Galleon.PH" blog contest. As usual, all thoughts and opinions as well as suggestions mentioned in this post are entirely my own and were not influenced by any of the brands mentioned. I was not paid to post this blog but I have the opportunity to win a prize at the end of the competition. 

"I found it on GALLEON.PH!" Have you ever squealed in delight after finding a product that you really wanted to buy online? It's like you won a lottery or would maybe even feel like your favorite pair of pants fits you again. It's borderline euphoric - you could even jump for joy. I bet online shop patrons like me can relate. We are lucky now that we have Galleon.PH in the Philippines to cater to our shopping needs - from the warehouse shelves straight to our doorsteps.

I particularly love online shopping because I am able to shop at the comforts of my home. There are several online shops now here in the Philippines but a lot of my favorite shops and brands are available only in the US. However, spending for international shipping and taxes (and other fees) as well as having to pay customs duties would really put a dent in one's wallet. What a bummer right?

Have you ever browsed through your Pinterest or Instagram feed and really liked a particular product only to be disappointed because it is not available in the Philippines yet? Yes, yes, I know that feeling and it's really heartbreaking sometimes. There are times that I would just stare at the cart and wish that the US is just a hop and skip away. Wishful thinking!


Have you heard stories about people asking family or friends who are travelling to the United States to buy them a slew of different products that are not readily available in any store here in the Philippines? I have! In the same way as balikbayans or OFW's fill a balikbayan box with items that could not be bought here as well. Yes, stories like these are part of our culture and has been quite a norm even before the dawn of the internet.

I have personally tried asking a friend to buy me some items from the US because the prices are too good to pass up and I could not find the item in any mall or online store here no matter how hard I try. The thing is I can't always do this and sometimes I resort to not asking someone to buy for me because it could be burdensome to the traveler.


Another option to buy that much coveted little black dress from a boutique in New York City without breaking the bank to fork off money for a plane ticket is to ask your friends to buy items from other US stores as well so you share the shipping fees. Brilliant idea right? I have tried this option as well and I agree that it is indeed brilliant. What are friends for right? It's a modern day version of "carpooling" and shopping in a physical store.


When "pabili" and "pasabay" is not your cup of tea then I guess you are stuck with "pangarap". Awwww! How sad? The items will forever be in your wishlist and your cart waiting for you to press the check-out button. Correct? NO! Your wishlist can now be real items. Gone are the days when you have to "pabili" and "pasabay" because now you can shop with just your smartphone or computer.

Start to practice exclaiming at the top of your lungs ladies and gentlemen...

Are you wondering what are the TOP 3 products NOT in the Philippines that I wish to buy in Galleon.PH? I kid you not I have a long list but for now these three items will suffice.


 ITEM 1: Cricut Explore Air Wireless Electronic Cutting Machine Bundle

Since I have accepted orders for invitation cards and other paper items for my little business, I find myself wishing and wanting to have my own cutting machine. This is a perfect electronic cutting machine for all my DIY crafts and projects. This bundle is truly a crafter's dream. I can almost imagine that when I will be asked where I got my cutting machine I would simply say "I found it on Galleon.PH!"

ITEM 2: HP Officejet Pro 8610 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax

I visited the HP store last week and I did not find this on the display. I'm not sure if it's out of stock or not yet released here in the Philippines but I am over the moon when I found this in the Galleon.PH website. It being wireless is a big plus in my book and that black exterior is super sleek too.

ITEM 3: American Crafts Heidi Swapp Minc Foil Applicator with Transfer Folder, Foil, and Art Prints

I've fallen in love with foil prints and to finally own this foil applicator would be almost like a dream come true. I would love to have this as I grow KT Paper Designs. This will be my partner in expanding my home-based business. Just saying that feels so surreal! I'm glad I found it in Galleon.PH indeed!

There are several products currently posted on the website divided into different categories. Visit the website to read more or just click that button below and start shipping. Because? Why not! Shopping is so much fun anyway. Haha! Seriously, the website and your online cart  is waiting...

I know some people, even friends and family, that are scared of online shopping until now. In as much as I wanted to convince you to try Galleon.PH, I want to also convince you about the benefits of online shopping. I promise you will like it.

If the benefits of online shopping shown in the infographics above does not whet your appetite for shopping yet, let me sweeten the deal with the benefits/features of shopping through Galleon.PH.

GALLEON.PH Features 

Not so bad right? Grab your mouse and start clicking now. Choose the items you want and email me so I can give you a 10% coupon code which you can use until March 5th. Stop resisting the temptation and give in to shopping. You know you want it! Wink!

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