The pandemic absorbed all the joy out of 2020, and ruined everyone’s bucket list for the year. Many people saw their lives turning upside down, with many experiencing loss of jobs, salary cuts, and wide distance from friends and families.
The year 2020 had been difficult for most of us because of the pandemic. Strict quarantine protocols were enforced worldwide, and we had to spend months stuck at home. Because of this, most of us began to experience stress and other health concerns. According to the CDC, the pandemic has caused feelings of isolation and loneliness, changes in sleeping or eating patterns, and difficulty in concentrating.
Famous for its fine white sand, blue waters, and lush emerald islets, Boracay is the place to be for beach enthusiasts. But as many seasoned tourists would say, especially the fitness buffs, this vacation hotspot is more than that. Lined with scenic routes around the island, it's also a paradise for cycling hobbyists.
Do you miss traveling so much that you’ve been attempting to satisfy your wanderlust by endlessly scrolling on your social media and visiting the top travel destination you have in mind via Google Maps? If so, you are not alone. A lot of people had to cancel their travel plans for 2020, too. So instead of posting new pictures of their recent travels, a lot have jumped on the #TakeMeBack trend on social media.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge to everyone. Never did we imagine that such an infectious disease would surface and restrict us from getting close to other people. This disease has made huge impacts on our economy, as businesses shut down or transitioned to work-from-home set-ups. This includes the losses in the travel economy, as the borders of countries were temporarily closed for fear of spreading the virus further.