Detours from Home - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Detours from Home


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