#Detours - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #Detours


Detours from home: The pandemic cancelled my flight, but not my birthday

Jul 10, 2020 - 11:28 AM

How a cancelled trip to Bangkok inspired a Thai-themed party at home

Detours from home: What it’s like to pass the bar exams in a pandemic

Jul 08, 2020 - 11:53 AM

It's not your usual grand celebration but it's historic

Detours from home: Mothering my mother, the cancer survivor

Jul 03, 2020 - 11:18 AM

I had to take care of my mother but she ended up taking care of me

Detours from home: Good things happen when you don’t panic

Jun 30, 2020 - 4:59 PM

In my case, I was able to start a successful small business

Detours from home: I became a hooker…of yarns

Jun 25, 2020 - 3:00 PM

In which a millennial hooks yarns through the art of crochet

Detours from home: Mending the silence of old friendships

Jun 18, 2020 - 9:56 AM

Such a simple act as a video call reveals a hidden world of hope

Detours from home: Time does not make sense in a pandemic

Jun 17, 2020 - 10:29 AM

How exactly do we pass the pandemic time?

Detours from home: It’s a dark time, so I color

Jun 16, 2020 - 11:24 AM

In which a fangirl colors manga pages to cope with the pandemic stress

Detours from home: When video calls are the only option left

Jun 11, 2020 - 3:36 PM

In the absence of face-to-face interaction, waning cabin fever becomes even harder

Detours from home: The comfort of on-screen campuses

Jun 11, 2020 - 3:35 PM

I feel lucky to have the company of school-themed series during this quarantine

Detours from home: Quietly falling back in love with calligraphy

Jun 09, 2020 - 2:48 PM

Instead of trying to show everyone that I have a hobby, I did it for myself

Detours from home: Left my writing job, rediscovered writing

Jun 09, 2020 - 2:47 PM

How quitting my job in the middle of a pandemic helped me find my voice again

Detours from home: Turning into a stray cat keeper

Jun 03, 2020 - 10:58 AM

The quarantine made me realize that animals are God’s creations, too

Detours from home: Plant parenting in the time of pandemic

Jun 02, 2020 - 3:03 PM

It all started as a mild addiction in collecting indoor plants then I spiraled into becoming a full-fledged plant mom

Art by David Castuciano

Detours from home: To save our relationship, we started a podcast

May 28, 2020 - 2:55 PM

How to win over an argument – together

Detours from home: Baking to feel a little less lonely

May 27, 2020 - 4:38 PM

Seeing the yeast bloom, smelling vanilla, touching the fermenting dough brings me comfort

Detours from home: I'm glad I bought all those books

May 22, 2020 - 3:40 PM

When the bookstores closed, I turned to my long-forgotten to-be-read pile

Detours from home: Cooking, in search of home

May 13, 2020 - 1:56 PM

What we eat reveals what we hope for

Detours from home: Learning to take it easy even during a pandemic

May 05, 2020 - 11:43 AM

It’s okay if you can’t cross off all of the items in your quarantine to-do list

Detours from home: Taking the (bike) road less traveled

May 04, 2020 - 2:32 PM

Learning how to navigate the epicenter of COVID-19 on a bike

Detours from home: What new things have you learned while in quarantine?

Apr 20, 2020 - 5:46 PM

From baking bread from scratch to concocting DIY skincare products, let us know

#Detours: Meet these inspiring bearers of gifts that keep on giving

Dec 04, 2019 - 5:59 PM

Extraordinary beyond their age – these are some of PROMIL FOUR’s gifted children. We all know they have the greatest gifts but let it be known: they also have the biggest of hearts.

Not disabled, but differently abled

Jul 30, 2019 - 11:46 AM

This cafe's strongest asset is the people other companies are too scared to hire

East Rembo’s mission to grow their own food

Jul 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM

In this hidden corner of Makati, barangay volunteers are growing pechay, sili, kangkong, eggplant, papaya, and an urban farming movement

Rappler’s innovation team launches Detours, GoodRap, and Rappler Narrated

Jun 25, 2019 - 4:26 PM

These initiatives aim to empower and forge new ties with Rappler’s communities

‘Fur’ from the truth: Why you might sorely be mistaken about Filipino furries

Jun 24, 2019 - 3:37 PM

FurryPinas is a lot more wholesome than you think

Behind the closed doors of Manila Zoo

Jun 07, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Working for an indefinitely closed facility might seem like a lost cause. But for these volunteers, and staff, there’s no such thing as wasted effort when you’re doing things for love.

Friends not food: Inside the thriving community of vegans in the Philippines

May 10, 2019 - 4:07 PM

For some, veganism may seem like a western concept. But for this growing community, saving animals knows no race or culture, it’s a duty that everyone is called for.