When In Manila Administrators

Vince Golangco

Founder/Publisher

Vince Golangco is the Founder & Publisher of WhenInManila.com, where he manages over 300 contributors, writers, photographers and story tellers. Vince graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and a minor in Business. He has over 10 years of international experience in marketing, advertising and creative writing. He served as an Information Systems Technician in the United States Navy, was a Marketing & Development Coordinator at the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Senior Media Planner for Bright Box Media, was a radio DJ and hosted a tech TV show in Manila. Vince is a surfer, a skater, a writer, a US Military Veteran, Junior Chamber International (JCI) member, an AKPsi brother and an adventure seeker. Connect with Vince on Twitter @VinceGolangco.
Mae Ilagan

PR Director

A food and travel writer/photographer who weekly explores various destinations in the country. She's an artist, a former Voice Major at the College of Music in UP Diliman and an HRM graduate. In 2012, she was awarded as Sooo Pinoy's Ultimate Pinoy Food Blogger by Unilever Food Solutions where she was given the opportunity to travel into 15 major cities and dine at the best restaurants all over the country. Mae was also awarded as Digital Tourism Ambassador in 2013 as one of today's prime influencers and promoters of Philippine tourism. She has guested in various talks and TV shows such as GMA 7 News To Go,The GoodNews and Unang Hirit as their resource person when in comes to food and travel destinations around the country.
Angeline Rodriguez

Managing Editor

Angeline Rodriguez is a writer, a blogger, a movie aficionado, a princess, a superhero and a mother of one... for now. She reads. She writes. She loves. Visit her website at your own risk at http://www.lilmisswonderwoman.com and prepare to be blinded by awesomeness.
Nicole Villaluz

Associate Editor

Nicole is a young writer and wayfaring soul, fueled by her love for odd cities, cultures, soulful islands, and human connection. Follow her travels on her website The Stillness in Moving and on Facebook facebook.com/thestillnessinmoving.
Charmaine Cabugnason

Communications Manager

Sharkmaine. Jill of a few trades. Loves to eat and travel. A weekender and an adrenaline junkie. Loves the sea but doesn't know how to swim. Believes in making each day count! See my other (mis) / adventures at www.sharkmaine.com
KC Canlas

Senior Features Editor

An engineer by profession but a writer by passion, she uses her five years of college education to formulate quirky annotations. She’s attracted to all things tech, mostly gadgets between four and seven inches. She enjoys traveling near or far so long as she gets to tick off stuff from her bucket list. She loves driving even long road trips, but if you don't sing in the car, you can't be friends with her. She’s a foodie and is rarely picky. She loves to talk about “the weather” and says “the economy” a lot. No, not really unless she’s inebriated. But yes, if you were paying attention, she made the first sentence rhyme. Know the latest and follow her escapades on KC’s Notepad.
Koji Arsua

Senior Features Editor

Koji Arsua is a minimalist.
Sam Beltran

Senior Features Editor

Sam Beltran is a twenty-something millennial with a passion for the written word. She writes to inspire, to evoke, and to change. Sam is also a traveler, a foodie, a musical geek, and an overall pop culture junkie. Check out more of her ramblings at http://sambeltran.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Twitter and Instagram, @samzabbel.
Cheryl Golangco

Senior Features Editor

A preschool teacher, a marathoner, a writer, an adventurer, an overall crazy girl. Cheryl likes to make the best of what she has, experiencing whatever she can while she still can. She enjoys traveling, eating, and basically experiencing life. She loves to run and does what she can to stay fit, this includes visiting a variety of gyms and experiencing a mix of adventures. Follow her stories and start living a healthier lifestyle on www.LittleRunningTeacher.com
Isa Rodriguez

Senior Features Editor

Isa lives on the internet. She believes all of life's questions can be answered by a Google search, if you know where to look. On good days, social media inspires her; on bad days, it makes her hate humanity. Nevertheless, she feels like the power of the internet is a wondrous thing that we should all enjoy and explore.
Sky Gavin

Community Manager

Sky Gavin, wheninmanila.com's all-around girl is a PR practitioner, publicist, events organizer, marketing strategist, painter, podcast host, social worker, writer, photographer and stylist. She lives a busy life in the city on Mondays to Fridays and basks in tranquility at the beach on the weekends. Sky had found her true calling in sports and will never get tired of doing publicity for basketball, volleyball, boxing, football and extreme sports. She has a regular monthly column in the Manila Bulletin Sports Digest and is a stylist for local athletes and celebrities. Connect with her on twitter and intagram @skycapades
Rebecca Lee

Senior Columnist

Rebecca Lee is a dreamer and a doer, a storyteller and an adventurer, a self-confessed dependent on planners, lists, and mind maps. She's interested in writing, photography, videography, and the online media. Most of all, she's interested in the stories told through these forms. Her aim is to consistently produce inspiring and relevant content, to live everyday with passion and excellence. She is a work in progress and a wide-eyed learner 24/7. She loves to collaborate with local designers and social enterprises. Connect with her @leerebecca_com on Instagram and Twitter, [email protected] and LeeRebecca.com.
Frank Schuengel

Senior Columnist

Born and raised at the foot of the Bavarian Alps before leaving Germany for a decade of rain and road racing in the Isle of Man, Frank now lives in Makati and writes about all sorts of things, from trying out a Rolls Royce to flying around Manila in a helicopter. Has a penchant for the finer things in life and a dislike towards paying for them. Experienced in doing all sorts of jobs, ranging from postman to magician, and always up for new and strange ideas and stories. Connect with him via @amadeusphotography on Instagram, @amadeus_iom on Twitter and via Facebook.com/AmadeusPhotography

Senior Writers

Vince Golangco (Published: 959 Articles)
Vince Golangco is the Founder & Publisher of WhenInManila.com, where he manages over 300 contributors, writers, photographers and story tellers. Vince graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and a minor in Business. He has over 10 years of international experience in marketing, advertising and creative writing. He served as an Information Systems Technician in the United States Navy, was a Marketing & Development Coordinator at the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Senior Media Planner for Bright Box Media, was a radio DJ and hosted a tech TV show in Manila. Vince is a surfer, a skater, a writer, a US Military Veteran, Junior Chamber International (JCI) member, an AKPsi brother and an adventure seeker. Connect with Vince on Twitter @VinceGolangco.
KC Canlas (Published: 477 Articles)
An engineer by profession but a writer by passion, she uses her five years of college education to formulate quirky annotations. She’s attracted to all things tech, mostly gadgets between four and seven inches. She enjoys traveling near or far so long as she gets to tick off stuff from her bucket list. She loves driving even long road trips, but if you don't sing in the car, you can't be friends with her. She’s a foodie and is rarely picky. She loves to talk about “the weather” and says “the economy” a lot. No, not really unless she’s inebriated. But yes, if you were paying attention, she made the first sentence rhyme. Know the latest and follow her escapades on KC’s Notepad.
Koji Arsua (Published: 449 Articles)
Koji Arsua believes that less is more. Adding more would defeat the purpose.
Mae Ilagan (Published: 443 Articles)
PR Director of WhenInManila.com. Food & Travel connoisseur who weekly explores various destinations in the country and beyond. Pathological Picture Taker. Social Media Consultant, Epicurean and Preacher of "The Good Life." Awarded as Sooo Pinoy's Ultimate Pinoy Food Blogger. She’s an artist, a former Voice Major at the College of Music in UP Diliman and an HRM graduate. Worked as a professional voice talent for movies/commercials, a ska band vocalist/songwriter and an ESL Teacher before she joined WhenInManila.com. Mae was also awarded as Digital Tourism Ambassador in 2013 as one of today's prime influencers and promoters of Philippine tourism. She has guested in various talks and tv shows such as GMA 7 News To Go,The GoodNews and Unang Hirit as a resource person when in comes to food and travel destinations around the country.
Sam Beltran (Published: 327 Articles)
Sam likes her stories to speak for herself. An overactive imagination in her head allows her to weave words into stories, especially those concerning travel, food, and culture in general. Writing a book would be the next big step in her writing career, something she hopes would be fulfilled soon. Sam is also a BA Journalism student from UP Diliman, and believes that writing helps us make better sense of the world we live in. Feel free to check out more of her "inner voice ramblings" at her site, http://sambeltran.wordpress.com. Say hi on Twitter, @samzabbel, and on Instagram, @samzabbel.
Cheryl Golangco (Published: 259 Articles)
Cheryl Golangco is a preschool teacher and also the owner of LittleRunningTeacher.com. On Sundays, she can often be found running in various fun runs. When not in writing about school and sports on her website, Cheryl enjoys attending and writing about various events like concerts, plays, food trips and anything under the sun! Connect with Cheryl through http://Twitter.com/CherylGolangco
Angeline Rodriguez (Published: 244 Articles)
Angeline Rodriguez is a writer, a blogger, a movie aficionado, a princess, a superhero and a mother of one... for now. She reads. She writes. She loves. Visit her website at your own risk at http://www.lilmisswonderwoman.com and prepare to be blinded by awesomeness.
Isabel Rodriguez (Published: 179 Articles)
Isabel Rodriguez is a law student and sometimes a social media producer. Way back when she wasn't, she used to spend her days blogging, crafting DIY projects and talking to her dogs (now she can do these things only when her schedule opens up). She loves books and food, laughs a little too loudly, and the internet is her best friend. She aspires to grow up to be less confused and continues to give a conscious effort to line her t's and dot her i's perfectly. Say hello @sisasaid or visit her at http://sisasaid.blogspot.com/
Joanne Catherine Tan (JoTan23) (Published: 144 Articles)
JoTan is a Foodie, Travel Enthusiast & she lives her everyday life as if it was the last. "IT'S FOR THE EXPERIENCE" -- this is what she always tell people when she wants to do something FUN like Mountain Climbing, Rappelling on a Hanging Bridge (which was not determined if it was in good condition since it was a really old PNR Bridge), Eating Beef Liver SASHIMI (yes, the raw one) and even Jumping off the Plane at 15,000 feet. She also loves to share the new things she learned, her adventures and other personal encounters through her blog: http://jotan23.blogspot.com (Food, Travel and Living blogger)
Cholo Isungga (Published: 142 Articles)
Cholo Isungga is an audiophile, gadget freak, gaming geek, photographer, car addict, health freak and gym buff :p Cholo is a freelance writer and photographer. You can contact him through his email at [email protected] and you can follow his blog at http://choloisungga.wordpress.com/
Christina Advincula (Published: 137 Articles)
Tin Advincula is a BA Creative Writing graduate of UP Diliman. You can also read her articles/blog posts at clozette.co/insider and tinthescribbler.wordpress.com. She is passionate about food, fashion, beauty, dance, and travel Follow her on twitter and instagram @tinadvincula_ for her daily scribbles about life.
Alessi Brugada (Published: 129 Articles)
Alessi is a 23-year old registered nurse working at the Delivery Room, who has come to terms with the fact that food will always and forever be a central point in her life. After spending half of her teenage years being (sort of) an anorexic and fad-diet enthusiast, joining WheninManila.com in 2012 has since opened her world to the plethora of emotions, wisdom and epiphanies that sitting down to a great meal offers. She aims to eat as much as the world has to offer, until her insides give out anyway. Follow her at alessilikesit.tumblr.com
Frank Schuengel (Published: 112 Articles)
Born and raised in Germany, before moving to the Isle of Man and now to the Philippines. Makati condo dweller with a liking for gadgets, cars, photography, going out, and generally trying weird things. I'm here: https://www.facebook.com/AmadeusPhotography
Mariel Abanes (Published: 98 Articles)
Mariel writes, dreams and eats to her heart's content. Her typical day consists of either or all of the following: food, literature, music, events, traffic, day trips, dogs, magazines, shoots, papers, and/or love (not the romantic kind though). She lives by the saying, "Everything happens for a reason," dances everywhere, everyday like there's no tomorrow, and follows not the rules, but her happiness. Instagram @marielabanes
Charmaine Cabugnason (Published: 93 Articles)
Sharkmaine. Jill of a few trades. Loves to eat and travel. A weekender and an adrenaline junkie. Loves the sea but doesn't know how to swim. Believes in making each day count! See my other (mis) / adventures at www.sharkmaine.com
Rebecca Lee (Published: 82 Articles)
Rebecca Lee is a dreamer and a doer, a storyteller and an adventurer, a self-confessed dependent on planners, lists, and mind maps. She's interested in writing, photography, videography, and the online media. Most of all, she's interested in the stories told through these forms. Her aim is to consistently produce inspiring and relevant content, to live everyday with passion and excellence. She is a work in progress and a wide-eyed learner 24/7. She loves to collaborate with local designers and social enterprises. Connect with her @leerebecca_com on Instagram and Twitter, [email protected] and LeeRebecca.com.
Sky Gavin (Published: 75 Articles)
Sky Gavin is a twenty-something five-foot tall girl who works as a PR, Stylist and Writer. She still jumps during New Years eve in hopes of becoming a little taller.
Marita Galvez (Published: 74 Articles)
Marita Galvez also known as Student jock "Mcqueen" on the airwaves of Mellow 94.7. Studying BA Fashion Design and Marketing at School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA Manila), Freelance Fashion stylist, opportunist & optimist. If you don't see her juggling photo shoots with fashion shows, She's out and about in the streets of Manila supporting orginal pinoy rock music."When people ask what I really want to ultimately be, I can think of a million things. I have the weirdest metaphorical claustrophobia: A life in a 4 cornered box will never be for me. Why do one when you can do all, right?" twitter.com/marita_galvez maritagalvez.tumblr.com youtube.com/abcrayola
Martin Vicencio (Published: 72 Articles)
Martin is an avid professional wrestling fan. He is also into sports, food and secretly trying to hone his craft in the realm of theater. As a side-note, Martin is also the owner/author of this lovely blog: http://dextreme88.wordpress.com
Charles Angel Lacson (Published: 71 Articles)
CharlesAngel used to do freelance modelling but still the fervor of writing & photography is her calling. An eclectic fashionista by heart, she likes chewing on her pen tip writing. She believes that every photo deserves more ♥. Charles' mantra? Live & Let Live. A Certified gay for Drew Barrymore. A purveyor of writing and all things bee-yoo-ti-pool. Follow her on twitter https://twitter.com/_wickeRmoss_ or drop her an email at: [email protected]
Arlene Briones (Published: 70 Articles)
Mocchachino-macchiato-driven-beach-lovin'-spa-addict-wedding-boudoir-and-lifestyle-photographer. A storyteller at heart with an eyegasmic awe of God's creations & love. www.arlenebriones.com
Jason Cruz (jsncruz) (Published: 55 Articles)
The man for #SocialMedia #DigitalMarketing #CMGT. All social profiles: jsncruz. We can change our world for the better. MRM x McCann. The Gentlemanlier.



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WhenInManila.com is one of the top online sites in the world. Listed above are just some of our Senior Writers, but we have a community of over 200 writers, photographers, videographers, story-tellers and adventure seekers who regularly go out to experience new amazing things and share their stories with you. Below is a list of contributors in good standing with WhenInManila.com

Contact Vince on Twitter @VinceGolangco or email him, [email protected] if you would like to become one of our awesometacular contributors and have your articles seen by hundreds of thousands of people. More info here - Share My Story

LIST OF WIM CONTRIBUTORS

Abby AranzamendezAbigail Ang
Ace ChavezAdela Nogoy
Adrian HoAi De Lara
Aileen AdalidAileen Santos
Aina RosalesAlbert Saspa
Alec RicabarAlessi Brugada
Alex MurphyAlix Reyes
Allan NgoAlodia Gosiengfiao
Amanda Bernadette ArambuloAna Santos
Angel GolangcoAngel Gonzales
Angela BermudezAngeline Rodriguez
Ann Joy PerezAnna Esguerra
Anna FaustinoAnna Ignacio
Anna Katrina PalacAnna Nicola Blanco
Anne MillaAnne Tachado
Apple OcampoArasacha Bernardo
Arlene BrionesArt Oca
Aubrey DaquinagAunell Ross Angcos
Ayeza MallariAzelle Lee
Badeth CompuestoBailey Clinton
BeaBea Celdran
Betty UyBijan Gorospe
Blogie RobilloBogart the Explorer from Davao City
Cammy AiokiCandie Cobiao
Carissa InezCarla De Guzman
Carlo DinglasanCarlo Joaquin
Carmen DulguimeCarmi Compasivo
Carol PremacioCarolyn Miaral
Celina Marie PanaliganCeline Reyes
Ces TanCha Nevalga-Almeida
Chad DavisCharisse Orjalo
Charles Angel LacsonCharmaine Cabugnason
Chelsea DauzCher Cabula
Cher TanchicoCheryl Azarraga
Cheryl GolangcoChester Vizconde
Chino BautistaCholo Isungga
Chris UrbanoChristina Advincula
Christine Lailani Ginete - RomeChristine Solis
Claire Jariss ManlapasClayton Wood
Courtney SaysonCoy de los Santos
Dale LigonDaniel Kaity
Danna PeñaDaryll Alvero
Daylin Van ZandtDebbie Anne Castro
Demie DanglaDenise Magtoto
Dominic RodriguezDulce Morales
Edward ChengEdz Armada
Eli MurrayElla Marie Julian
Em SomeraEmerson Malan
Emma BuhainEmma Jolly
Erin EmoclingErnest Hernandez
Ethel MeriolesFao Rani
Faye SantosFidea Encarnacion
Francis RomeroFrancis Simisim
Francis SimisimFrancisco Barros
Frank SchuengelFrankie Torres
GK Limcangco FrieiroGenevie Kho
Genevieve TiuGia Allana Soriano
Gienah ContrerasGilbert Quibal
Grace Bondad NicolasGreg Valerio
Gretchen GatanHannah Gregorio
Hannah VillasisHaresh Daswani
Harold SoonHarveen Kaur
Hazeline LeeHelen Mary Labao-Barrameda
Ida NoelleInah Manalaysay
Inna ParedesIrwin "Wowie" Lagman
Isabel RodriguezIvica Rae Say
JC AnsisJC De Leon
JC VillalvaJackilynne Mateo
Jake PuaJames Guevara
James NicolayJane Tan
Janelle AlmosaraJanelle Yau
Janessa Abigail HizonJanine Diaz
Jannica DiazJason Cruz (jsncruz)
Jay JabonetaJazmine Bonus
Jem CatacutanJen Horn
Jenel ManapatJennifer Jimenez
Jenny ManongdoJeremy Slagle
Jess TinaoJessica Circi
Jessica Mae BajetJigs Tenorio
Jirah Ruth FerminJo Arce
Joan HaliliJoanne Catherine Tan (JoTan23)
Joemar BellezaJohn Derick Flores
John Hudson GoJohn Lemuel Jumawid
John RobsonJon Alec
Jose GamboaJoser Ferreras
Josh KeefeJosine Macaspac
Joy ColladoJoy Waniwan
Joyce LamelaJulie Ann Alonzo
Jumrhea AyunanKC Canlas
Kach Medina UmandapKai Ochosa
Kamole OrenseKarl Aguilar
Kate and Allen SamsonKatharina Schmidt
Kathi RanesesKaycee Enerva
Kerwin Riego De DiosKevin Jeffrey Dorongon
Khai NunagKhoa Bui
Kian KazemiKimberly Mas
Kimmi Siu DewarKoji Arsua
Kristel ChuatecoKristel Silang
Kristhoff CagapeKristin Militante
Kristofer BenignoKrizel Malabanan
Leanne AlvarezLeanne Malicdem
Lianne Martha Maiquez LaroyaLianne Mendoza
Lianza Isabel ReyesLilliane Cobiao
Liz MartinLora Cerdan
Lord and Aksana AnchetaLuis Antonio Medina
MM MaglasangMae Cabigas
Mae DizonMae Ilagan
Mae IlaganMae Pascual
Mapy SebastianMarck Tanada
Marco CarpesoMaria Angelica Espaldon
Marian "the Foodie" Bacol-UbaMariane Dominique Detera
Maricel ValezaMariel Abanes
Marijoe FabiMarinette Panganiban
Marita GalvezMark Cezar Sucgang
Mark Davis TanMark Modena
Mark-Anthony VillaflorMarla Espiritu
Marlina MorenoMartin Vicencio
Marvin "Kira" CruzMay De Jesus-Palacpac
Melissa FavisMelody Co
Miah MontemayorMic Caldo
Michael Sta. AnaMichelle Baena Ciriacruz
Mielyne RayosMiguel Gebana
Millie ManahanMina Deocareza
Mishi GumaruMitzi Uy
Monique DanaoMyk Gregory Albao
Myka MallillinNajee Chua
Nicky Ty and Louis Roco (Lovethefoodies)Nico Magsalin
Nicole PalerNicole Villaluz
Nikka Corsino & Owen BallesterosNikka Sarthou
Nikko PantiNino Jose Gonzales
Notty RomeroPao Nazario
Paolo CasibangPatricia Mirasol
Patricia VelascoPau Castillo
Pauline LimPedram Farjad
Philippe Louis VillarealPhilippine Franchise Association
Pia DysangcoQueenie Joy Resmundo
Raffy VillaRaisa Tan
Rattus YuRaychelle Marquez
Raymond DimayugaRebecca Lee
Red CalayanRed Russel Martinez
Reg SilvaRich Mascarinas
Richmond TanRicky Rizza Mendoza
Rikki John de CastroRiza Ponciano
Rizca Giselle TingRochele Anne Aujero
Roda NovenarioRoel Sabalboro
Romano LaraRonica Valdeavilla
Roxci de LeonRuby Mae Andor
Ruth dela CruzRyan Torrejos
Sam BeltranSef Montajes
Shana DagnyShane Dallas
Shannelle ChuaShayla Sanchez
Shayne ZalamedaSheena Lorenzo
Sheila SnowSherwin Diu
Simon LimSky Gavin
Soleil Gonzales BariaSophia Woodleigh
Stan SySweet Caneos
TJ VargasTalisa Dela Rosa
Tarah GonzalesTaryn Navarro
Tet RiveraTiffany Salud
Tim TayagTipsy & Ponggo of the Googly Gooeys
Tody DinoTonette Nicolas
Tony AhnTracey Tan
Tricia GasmenTrish Lim
Trixie TorralbaValerie Tan
Vince GolangcoVirgilio Martin
Yla CorotanYnigo Regis
Ysabel VitangcolYvette Sol Pineda
Zaya PonoZia Dadis

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