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10 Things I Miss About Traveling

10 Things I Miss About Traveling

By J Lerin Feb 28, 2021

As the big pause in travel continues, I find myself straddling that line between restlessness and settling in. Looking back, 2019 was when I traveled more than I did in the past. And 2020 was looking like another year of traveling. Until COVID-19 happened. After over a year of being grounded, here are some of the things I miss most about traveling.


Why we need to spend more time in green spaces during a pandemic

Why we need to spend more time in green spaces during a pandemic

By Tina Chau Feb 16, 2021

Life for many of us since the pandemic started has been about adjusting to traveling restrictions, working from home, sheltering in place, and physical distancing. While things have been getting better, we still find ourselves cautiously navigating a different normal in our daily life. International travel may not be high on our list of priorities at this time, but some of us are probably yearning to be out and about. And there's nothing like getting closer to nature at this time to keep our balance.


QuarantineEats: Vegan Food Finds While in Lockdown

QuarantineEats: Vegan Food Finds While in Lockdown

By Lei Nirel Jan 19, 2021

Lockdowns in the Philippines started at midnight on March 15, 2020 in Metro Manila. Other cities across the country followed soon after. Davao City implemented its community quarantine beginning April 4th last year. And since then, life has not reverted to pre-corona days. Life in lockdown continues. Eating out seems like a distant memory to me now. But spending most of my time at home led to some delicious discoveries. 


3 New Year resolutions for 2021

3 New Year resolutions for 2021

By Mhegan Lee Dec 30, 2020

If there's one thing that everyone can probably agree on it would be this: 2020 has been a year unlike any other. But here we are about to welcome a new one on a hopeful note. It may still seem uncertain when this COVID-19 pandemic will be over. And yet there is this budding hope for a better year.


5 ways to celebrate Christmas 2020

5 ways to celebrate Christmas 2020

By Tina Chau Dec 22, 2020

This holiday season may be unlike any other as the world continues to cope with the pandemic. If there is one thing everyone can take away from this year it would be that it is not about the distance but the human connection that runs deep. So how do you celebrate what has usually been a festive occasion spent with family and friends in a time of social-distancing? You do it together apart, which sums up what life has been like in 2020.


5 routines to keep you active in the time of COVID-19

5 routines to keep you active in the time of COVID-19

By Tina Chau Dec 16, 2020

COVID-19 related health and safety protocols, travel restrictions, and the choices we make to minimize the risks of spreading it has curtailed a lot of our activities. As we continue to deal with the pandemic, it's extremely important to stick to routines that keep us active for our health and well-being. So here are some of the many ways to take care of our physical and mental health.


Grounded in 2020: What I learned from a year of being stuck at home

Grounded in 2020: What I learned from a year of being stuck at home

By Mhegan Lee Nov 28, 2020

Twenty-twenty -- the year we're grounded in many ways. Here's looking at some of the takeaways from what's been a most memorable year so far.


Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Karen Rose Kingsbury of Transform Me Travel

Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Karen Rose Kingsbury of Transform Me Travel

By Tina Chau Oct 30, 2020

We continue our interview series with Karen Rose Kingsbury, the creator of the travel and wellness blog Transform Me Travel. Passionate about transformative travel and mental health, Karen also writes about traveling vegan and inspiring stories of life on the road. She believes in traveling mindfully and sees the positive side of travel in a post-coronavirus world.