When the Philippine authorities began permitting native seashore resorts to reopen to home vacationers late final yr, Evanika Makabali, a full-time graphic designer, was one of many first to e-book an prolonged keep.
“Being a journey junkie throughout a pandemic is admittedly onerous,” Makabali mentioned. “I wanted a breather.”
So to have fun her thirtieth birthday in January, Makabali spent two weeks at a resort in Zambales, a coastal city north of Manila. Whereas she spent most of her mornings working and attending Zoom…