The Smart Local Philippines Team
Our editorial and videography team aims to provide you with a guide to Metro Manila and beyond, by locals and for locals. We hope reading our articles will give you ideas of things to do and places to go so you’re never bored in the Philippines again!
Kayce TeoKayce Teo
Regional Editor
Kayce loves dachshunds and writes fantasy novels.
Xin Tian KohXin Tian Koh
Regional Sub-Editor
Xin Tian likes creative writing and Red Delicious apples.
Addie PobreAddie Pobre
Addie Pobre discovered her love for reading and writing when she began to hoard books from her school library when she was 9.
Hazel LumbreHazel Lumbre
Freelance Writer
Hazel is physically at home, mentally traveling around the world in cute outfits, and eating an unhealthy amount of bread.
Kim Shelly TanKim Shelly Tan
Kim cares about her health—she spends her free time doing marathons of Run BTS.
John Lery VillanuevaJohn Lery Villanueva
Creative Executive
Donut kill my vibe.

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