VIRTUAL TRAVEL EXPERIENCES
Looking for a way to satiate your travel bug while the government orders you to shelter in place? Internet travel company TravelZoo has compiled a list of “20 Amazing Places You Can Visit Without Leaving Your Home.”
These virtual experiences for travelers include:
- Virtual tours of the Louvre, the iconic art museum in Paris
- Track lions and tigers on a virtual safari
- Explore Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii
- Scuba dive in National Marine Sanctuaries without getting water in your ear
Numerous additional ideas for virtual travel experiences are presented HERE.
TravelZoo has also launched a virtual tourism series called #RoamFromHome via which stifled wanderers can experience the world’s sites and sounds on Instagram stories and Facebook Live.
Many world explorers have been stifled by travel restrictions put in place by governments around the world as a response to the pandemic. Sme have found themselves marooned in unfamiliar locations when lockdowns were suddenly announced and trains and flights were suspended.
The all-women American Football Events team was stranded in Honduras on March 15 when it announced a weeklong closure of its borders. The US military intervened to fly the group back home after members called attention to their conundrum via Facebook.