‘Queen Sugar’ Star Bianca Lawson On Bringing Life to Complex Black Characters Since the ‘90s
For HelloGiggles' Black History Month tribute, I wrote a profile on Bianca Lawson and her legacy of holding space for women of color on screen.
What Playing TV's First Black Lesbian Superhero Means to 'Black Lightning' Star Nafessa Williams
For HelloGiggles' Black History Month tribute, I wrote a profile on Nafessa Williams, TV's first lesbian superhero.
For Home and Interior Design, Holiday Gift Ideas That Solve Problems Affordably—and Prettily
For Wall Street Journal's Off Duty, a joint gift guide on home decor gifts.
Decorate Your Way Into a Better Mood
For Architectural Digest's Clever vertical, a guide on how to decorate for the holidays to boost mental health.
How to Manage Your Election Day Anxieties
For Architectural Digest's Clever vertical, a guide on managing Election Day anxieties according to experts.
How Manila's Creative Community is Handling Life Under Lockdown
For iD, a feature on how young Filipino creatives have been navigating half a year under lockdown.
I Felt Pressure to Have Lighter Skin for Years, Until I Started Turning White
For Man Repeller, a personal essay on developing the autoimmune disease vitiligo against the backdrop of colorism in the Philippines.
All You Need to Know About Soju—and How to Enjoy It At Home
For Rachael Ray, restaurant-worthy soju cocktails to try at home.
How Nicole Ponseca Is Putting Filipino Food on the Map
A profile Q&A with restaurateur and James Beard Award-nominee Nicole Ponseca on introducing Filipino food in New York through her East Village restaurants, Jeepney and Maharlika.
Landed frequent covers and spreads with Explore Philippines, MEGA, and MEGA Man magazines profiling local actors and change makers when I was still based in the Philippines. Also reviewed hotels, wrote about beauty treatments, op-eds, and more.
Star Meets Surftown
A cover story featuring Jake Cuenca and the island of Siargao.
EXPLORE Philippines Magazine, Jan-April 2018
I Am Woman
A cover story of actress Coleen Garcia on coming into her own right before her wedding.
MEGA Magazine, April 2017
Just a Small Town Boy
A cover story of Filipino actor Gerald Anderson weaved with the tales of Batanes, the northernmost island in the Philippines.
EXPLORE Philippines Magazine, August to October 2016