With the world on hold for the foreseeable future, it looks like we might have to shelf our travel plans a little longer. In the meantime, we can still explore some of the world’s most popular destinations without leaving our homes!
Travel the World Virtually
You love the idea of travel and exploration but can’t get anywhere due to Covid-19? You can transport yourself to any destination in the world thanks to the internet and virtual reality technology.
Whether it’s ascending to the top of the iconic Eiffel Tower or diving deep into the ocean, you can have the perfect weekend getaway virtually. Here are some of the best ways to virtually travel and explore the world in 2021.
Visit Cities and Natural Landmarks
You can explore your favorite cities and popular nature spots virtually from your couch. Websites such as Sites in 3D, 360 Cities, and Air Pano can transport you to any corner of the world you wish to explore.
These sites provide access to images, videos, and 360° panoramas of major cities around the globe. You can also explore popular natural landmarks such as Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, virtually. You can view all the famous trekking routes, historical routes, and the most travelled routes to the summit.
Explore Zoos and Aquariums
Some zoos and aquariums are streaming live webcam footage of gorillas, elephants, pandas, penguins, and beluga whales. Fancy the virtual company of a furry friend?
Check out the Houston Zoo and the San Diego Zoo. You can also hang out with penguins, dolphins, whales, and other fascinating members of the marine family from the comfort of your home.
Check out the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Georgia Aquarium, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium to explore and interact with virtually marine life.
Travel to World Famous Landmarks
Most of the world’s famous landmarks are offering virtual tours. Some of these include the Great Wall of China, The Statue of Liberty, and Buckingham Palace. See China’s most famous, which is also considered a wonder of the world, from the comfort of your own home.
You can also explore the beloved Statue of Liberty virtually through photographs, videos, and 360° tours. If you’re up for some royalty, visit the official residence of The Queen, Buckingham Palace, through a virtual tour of the iconic landmark.
Tour Popular National Parks Virtually
Most of the national parks in the US and other parts of the world are also providing virtual tours. If you want to get lost in nature for a moment, consider taking a virtual tour of your favorite national park.
Some of the most popular options include Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park in California, and Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park. You can visit any of these parks virtually and explore some of their main attractions, including iconic natural features such as waterfalls, cliffs, geysers, and more.
Stream Travel Movies and Programs
If virtual reality is not your cup of tea, you can still transport yourself to far-flung parts of the world through movies and TV programs. Streaming travel programs and films is one of the best and most pocket-friendly ways to go places when you are stuck indoors.
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There are plenty of fantastic travel movies and TV series streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, and other video-on-demand platforms right now. Watching video content is a great way to satiate your wanderlust from the comfort of your couch.
If you want unlimited access to a wide range of travel programming, make sure you are using a VPN to access the internet. How does a VPN work to provide unlimited content?
A VPN works by encrypting your internet communications and masking your IP address. This allows you to change your location to any part of the world and access video content that would otherwise be denied to you due to geographical restrictions.
With many governments sealing their borders and restricting international flights due to covid-19, it’s almost impossible to travel anywhere. You don’t have to put your wanderlust on hold waiting for travel restrictions to be lifted.
Why not explore the world virtually from the safety and comfort of your home? Explore national parks, iconic landmarks, museums, and other famous attractions virtually in 2021.
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