Kristine Fonacier

GRID Co-founder, Editor-at-Large

Kristine Fonacier is the co-founder and Editor-at-Large at GRID. She is a widely published magazine writer and editor, whose byline is often found 30,000 to 40,000 feet above sea level, while the author herself likes to be found at least 60 feet underwater. She lives in Metro Manila, and currently owns 0 motorcycles.

Our greatest adventures following the outdoorsmen, conservationists, and experts who know our natural spaces inside and out.
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GRID Expedition Series

Our greatest adventures following the outdoorsmen, conservationists, and experts who know our natural spaces inside and out.

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GRID Expedition Series

Our greatest adventures following the outdoorsmen, conservationists, and experts who know our natural spaces inside and out.

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Do it right, and your coffee can alleviate poverty, create strong relationships with immigrant communities, and safeguard the country from hunger.
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Searching for Auntie Asthrine

Do it right, and your coffee can alleviate poverty, create strong relationships with immigrant communities, and safeguard the country from hunger.

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The world is more water than it is land. There are men who answer the call of that 71 percent of the earth, getting to know the world’s oceans in the most pure, most extreme way possible.
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Water Breathers

The world is more water than it is land. There are men who answer the call of that 71 percent of the earth, getting to know the world’s oceans in the most pure, most extreme way possible.

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Pearl farming is not a business for the faint of heart; this is a business for adventurers, for explorers, for those who understand that nature always wins.
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Treasure Island

Pearl farming is not a business for the faint of heart; this is a business for adventurers, for explorers, for those who understand that nature always wins.

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From the very beginning, our history, our language, our land, and our personal stories have defied expectations. It’s time we celebrated our multitude of voices and, yes, identities.
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The Mysteries of Being Filipino

From the very beginning, our history, our language, our land, and our personal stories have defied expectations. It’s time we celebrated our multitude of voices and, yes, identities.

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You’ll find no flowers or saints here at the Masbate Rodeo; just a celebration of the rough, dusty, and honest life of the Filipino Cowboy.
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A Man Called Horsefly & Other Stories From the Masbate Rodeo

You’ll find no flowers or saints here at the Masbate Rodeo; just a celebration of the rough, dusty, and honest life of the Filipino Cowboy.

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Scientists, conservationists, travel industry professionals, fishermen, and travelers speak to us about the state of our oceans.
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The GRID Expedition II

Scientists, conservationists, travel industry professionals, fishermen, and travelers speak to us about the state of our oceans.

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The story of Culion: its past, its present, and the people bringing it into the future.
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The Lazarus Effect

The story of Culion: its past, its present, and the people bringing it into the future.

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On the tough trail of the Cordillera mountain marathon, you can either break a leg or learn how to grow a conscience.
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Running High

On the tough trail of the Cordillera mountain marathon, you can either break a leg or learn how to grow a conscience.

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Fishermen, scientists, and environmental activists have been at work for decades in imaginary constructs called marine protected areas. This grand experiment started in Apo Island, through the work of one scientist, nearly 40 years ago.
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Turning the Tide

Fishermen, scientists, and environmental activists have been at work for decades in imaginary constructs called marine protected areas. This grand experiment started in Apo Island, through the work of one scientist, nearly 40 years ago.

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Racers and Layers

Agu Paiso heads back to Nueva Ecija to conquer the first race of the Gravel World Series—and learns that there are more layers to this event than meets the eye.

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Will Travel for Gravel

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What Plans Do This Year's Senatorial Bets Have For Travel?

With only a few days until the elections, GRID takes a closer look at what this year’s senatorial candidates are saying on travel-related issues.

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On Paradise

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