Writing

Looking to read some of my work? Below is a list of some of my articles, a sampling from the past two years or so. You can also find more articles, quizzes, and more on my author pages at FemaleNetwork.com and ModernFilipina.ph.

If you’d like to work with me and want copies of my articles, please get in touch with me via e-mail (lianasmithbautista [at] outlook.com), though you may want to drop me a tweet @liasbautista or Facebook message as well.

Interviews and Profiles

Features

  • Family by Law, Family by Love: Touching Stories of Adoption (Published on pages 82-86 in the May 2016 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines)
  • Kids, Meet the Dentist (Published on pages 34-37 in the April 2016 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines)
  • Good Deeds: Bonding for a Cause (Published on pages 106-108 in the December 2015 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines)
  • Good Deeds: Noble Piracy (Published on pages 106-108 in the December 2015 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines)

Personal Essays, Issues, and Opinion Pieces

Travel

  • Adventure and Indulgence at Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort (Published 25 November 2014 on Like • Love • Blog)
  • 28 Must-Visit Ecotourism Destinations in the Philippines (Published 15 July 2014 on Hitlist by Kristn)
  • 12 Tips to Make the Most of Your Sinulog Experience (Published 10 January 2014 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn)
  • 175 Adventures, 7 Continents for your Ultimate Travel Bucket List (Published 03 January 2014 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn)
  • 4 Reasons to Stay at ParkRoyal on Pickering in Singapore (Published 26 December 2013 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn; photos my own)
  • 30 Things You Would Rather Be Doing Around the Philippines Today (Published 23 September 2013 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn)
  • Destination: Historic Metro Cebu (Published 23 July 2010 on FemaleNetwork.com; some photos my own)
  • Travelers’ Tales: Dolphin Watching in Tañon Strait (Published 16 July 2010 on FemaleNetwork.com; photos my own)
  • 15 More Philippine Beaches You Should Visit (Published 27 April 2010 on FemaleNetwork.com)

Food

  • Pet Pleasures: Pet Cafes & Salons (Cover story published on pages 104-109 in the July 2015 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines)
  • Crisp on 28th in BGC: Brunch and More All Day, Every Day (Published 18 November 2014 on Like • Love • Blog)
  • Jeepney Bistro, Ceviche, and Q Coffee & Tea Bar Near Katipunan: Three Great Food Joints, One Location (Published 04 November 2014 on Like • Love • Blog)
  • 8 Tasty Must-Tries at Tim Ho Wan Manila (Published 24 June 2014 on Hitlist by Kristn)
  • Customizations to Try on Your Next Visit to Starbucks Coffee (Published 24 October 2013 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn)
  • Review: Restaurant Verbena in Discovery Country Suites, Tagaytay (Published 23 August 2013 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn)
  • Zubuchon: Is It Really the Best Pig Ever? (Published 17 May 2014 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn; photos my own)
  • Roku Sushi + Ramen Will Satisfy Your Craving for Modern Japanese Food (Published 19 April 2013 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn; photos my own)

Tech

  • 10 Things We Love About the Sony Alpha NEX-5T (Published 24 July 2014 on Hitlist by Kristn)
  • 40 Free Apps to Help You with Your New Year’s Resolutions (Published 06 January 2014 on Kristn.com, now Hitlist by Kristn)

Lists and Tips

Blog Posts

Quizzes