SNAPSHOTS: Asia Photo Essay #7: MANILA FOOD DIARIES

manila food diaries

Food will always be a significant part of every trip I make, and whenever I’m not traveling elsewhere, I would still try to keep a “Manila Food Diaries” photo journal to keep track of the restaurants I ate, the people I was with, and what to recommend to friends and family later. Where’s Sherlyn? blog … Read more

SNAPSHOTS: Asia Photo Essay #5: STREETS OF METRO MANILA

streets of metro manila

These photos were taken by a Samsung S6 phone back in July 2015. Whenever I’m not traveling, I always make it a point to try take photos of anything interesting I’ll see around Manila, my home city. Looking back and assessing my photography skills, I feel like I’ve learned so much over the years and … Read more

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY IN MANILA, PHILIPPINES: An Afternoon Walk at Manila Bay

street photography

Very recently on my black and white travel/street photography Instagram portfolio (@sherlynmaehernandez please give it a check and follow if you want), I wrote this statement in my bio: An International Relations Professor who will keep on traveling and taking photos around Asia until she makes it to NatGeo @sherlynmaehernandez on Instagram It’s not that … Read more

ZEN ROOMS WEST AVENUE SUITES REVIEW + Promo Code

ZEN Rooms West Avenue

This is a sponsored review of ZEN Rooms West Avenue Suites. You can use the promo code WHERESSHERLYN to avail 20% discount at any ZENRooms in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Staycations in Metro Manila do not need to be in fancy hotels because there are a lot of alternatives available, like hostels and low-range … Read more

6 Instagram-Worthy Hostels in Manila, Philippines

instagram-worthy hostels in manila

(Please note that this is a sponsored article, so therefore ALL Instagram-worthy hostels in Manila listed here are included as a result of a collab.) The Philippines has become one of the most popular backpacking destinations in Asia, primarily because of its natural wonders such as beaches, mountains, and waterfalls. Major cities in the Philippines … Read more

Flying Around Southeast Asia: Direct Flights From Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam

Direct flights to Southeast Asia may have been limited before, but more routes have been opening to so many destinations connecting the East and the West every now and then. Flights to Brunei Darussalam, for instance, are increasing, hence Bruneians and other travelers have more options on where to go next. Brunei has direct flights … Read more

Lola Cafe S Maison: Your Newest Place for Modern Filipino Cuisine (Review)

lola cafe s maison

(This is a non-sponsored honest review of Lola Cafe S Maison completely based on my paid dining in experience.) ALSO READ:A COMPLETE GUIDE TO 33 HALAL RESTAURANTS IN METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES Whenever I don’t travel, I am always on the hunt for restaurants that I can try in Manila. As someone who always wants to … Read more