Agnes is a Los Angeles-based writer whose work has appeared in NBCNews.com, TimesOC, Asian Journal, Inquirer.net, The Huffington Post and the Crescenta Valley Weekly. Her work has received awards from the Los Angeles Press Club and Philippine American Press Club.

She is also the founder and lead blogger of Backyard Destinations, a travel blog dedicated to inspiring others to appreciate, explore and travel within their own backyards.