The Coronavirus-outbreak threw a spanner in the works for most of us looking forward to our next holiday destination. Flights are canceled so you might think that there is no way that you can visit any country for the next few months. Luckily, in the spirit of staying safe and staying at home, there is still some virtual place to visit when you are stuck at home you can virtually visit with just the touch of a button. See it as a warm-up for when you do get to travel to your favorite spot again.
The capital of the USA provides a lot of exciting things for tourists and from the comfort of your couch, you can commemorate the 100th anniversary of American women winning the right to vote. The Cherry Blossom Festival has also been virtualized so why not take a scroll through the capital’s beautiful landscapes?
The British Virgin Islands
Everyone is probably dreaming of the hot summer sun baking on a beautiful beach. It is very easy to get there. You can browse through several webcams that have been set up across the British Virgin Islands The only thing you might be missing is the cool air in your face as you sail into the ocean.
The Amazon Jungle holds many mysteries and it is as remote as you can get. Read the inspiring story of a tourist who spent 9 days being lost in the jungle or see if you can’t spot beautiful wildlife living around the waterways.
Greenland offers stunning scenery and without leaving your sofa you can experience a bird’s eye view of its frozen elegance. You can also watch the Northern Lights when it puts on a spectacular show or even learn a few Icelandic words!
Kimberley Region, Australia
Australia is known for its wild regions and even wilder animals but in the northwestern corner of this continent lies a gem that shows off the natural beauty of Australia. Start by visiting Tourism Australia to get your guide to Kimberly then dive into a gorgeous gallery of photos and videos showing the region.
Paso Robles, California
Paso Robles is known for its delicious wines and now you can visit them online while enjoying as many glasses of wine at home at your leisure. A vivid collection of images will transport you there in no time.
The Italian island of Sicily should be on everyone’s travel list and now it is easier than ever to get there. Explore the island with a wide range of beautiful panoramic shots. Stand in awe of the ceiling of Monreale Cathedral, admire the ruins at the Valley of Temples, and take a trip to the amazing coastline.
Salzburg is the very definition of Austria and you won’t regret getting a taste of the culture in this country. Start your journey with The Magic Flute from Salzburg’s most famous son, Mozart. Then take the tour of his birthplace to fully enjoy this incredible country.
One of the busiest cities in the world can now come to a device near you. The MORI Building Digital Art Museum offers immersive videos that take you on a tour through this amazing museum. You can even get a virtual rickshaw ride when you are tired of being ‘inside’!
Surrounded by South Africa, Lesotho is one of the hidden gems in sub-Saharan Africa. One of the top sites is the Maloti-Drakensburg National Park that this tiny kingdom shares with South Africa. It contains one of the most concentrated group of rock paintings in Africa and you can enjoy drone footage of the rest of the country.
April 19, 2020