1. Pepe Diokno
The 27-year-old film director, writer, and producer chronicles thought-provoking art and scenes from his life and travels.
2. Kermit Tesoro
The quirky high heels of this Pinoy fashion and costume designer are a personal favorite of Lady Gaga’s.
3. Xyza Cruz Bacani
Bacani’s photographs depict humans rights violations against domestic workers — and she was a domestic worker herself. The New York Times’ Lens blog and other international publications have featured her work. She recently got a Magnum Foundation Human Rights Fellowship to study at New York University and is now chronicling her adventures in New York City.
4. Edric Chen
Chen is a Manila-based portrait photographer who captures raw emotion in his edgy black-and-white photos on Instagram.
5. Alexa Valiente
Also a fashion street blogger, Valiente proves that Filipinas are stylish AF even outside the homeland.
6. Isabelle Laureta
7. Jeff Llarena
Jeff, along with his wife Lisa, captures beautiful Filipino couples in all their brown-skinned glory.
8. Lisa Llarena
And on their days off, Lisa still manages to take beautiful photos that are a glimpse into the adorable family life of the Llarenas.
9. Kim Jones
Jones is a fashion blogger and TV host who considers herself a water baby that loves the beach. Oh, and Jericho Rosales happens to be her lucky husband.
10. Gabriel Valenciano
The son of singing legend Gary Valenciano is a fun follow, most famous for his “Super Selfie” videos that inspired Beyoncé’s “7/11” music video.
11. Yoshke Dimen & Vins Carlos (The Poor Traveler)
This duo makes travelling on a tight budget look so easy and so good.
12. Gem Muzones
This Filipina with colorful hair shares her travels with her “hobo” boyfriend, Beep. Yes, Beep is his name.
13. Lisa Marie Mirasol
This travel blogger’s escapades around the Philippines highlight the diverse natural and archietectural beauty of the motherland.
14. Ivan Henares
As a Filipino heritage conservationist, Henrares preserves the rich cultural scene of the Philippines on his account.
15. Gay Mitra-Emami
This Manila-raised backpacker currently in Kingston, Jamaica says she aims to promote Filipino tourism not just by hosting foreign tourists in the Philippines but also by sharing Filipino culture overseas.
16. Angel Juarez
Though Juarez is a full-time IT professional in Manila on weekdays, he satisfies his wanderlust on the weekends.
17. Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap
Zeta-Yap is a travel journalist who captures both gorgeous faces and places.
18. Christine Fernandez
Fernandez showcases her stunning hikes in the Philippines and beyond on her Instagram.
19. Darlene Madrid
Madrid left the corporate world to go on foodscapades around the world, though she says Philippines will always be her home.
20. Jelito de Leon
This lifestyle Manila-based photographer’s pictures are a eye-gasm for minimalists.
21. Erwan Heussaff
After some time in Siberia, this foodgrammer came back to Manila when he was 23 and now is a restauranteur and business owner. He’s also the boyfriend ofAnne Curtis, whose Instagram you should def follow too.
22. Kris Aquino (no, not that one)
Looking through this wanderer’s photos is like taking a vacation right from your phone.
23. Alessandra Lanot
Lanot mostly shares her Pinterest-worthy arts and crafts on her Instagram, which also shows off her amazing typography skills.
24. Vince Uy
If you want to know what the life of a magazine executive is like, Uy is your guy. He’s the creative director Preview Magazine, Cosmopolitan PH, Town & Country PH, Esquire PH and Elle Decoration PH.
25. Cat JL
Life never looked so good than in this lifestyle writer’s photos.
26. Samantha Lee
Lee is a Manila-born filmmaker currently studying in Australia. She makes everything look good in her photos — from selfies to art to food to coffee.
27. Rogelio Gabiano (Gabz)
Gabiano’s photos of the Philippines’ natural landscapes definitely show why you should never, ever go visit the country. /sarcasm
28. Paolo Ballesteros
Ballesteros’ contour game is on point. Like, ANOTHER LEVEL on point.
29. Vanjo Merano
For Pinoys outside of the Philippines, Merano’s Filipino food dishes will make you miss the homeland so bad.
30. Mia Fermindoza
Fermindoza is a rockstar intersectional feminist and photographer, and her captions are often just as wonderful as the photos she posts.
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