If nothing else, being pressured to remain dwelling by the worldwide Coronavirus Pandemic taught us simply how a lot we worth not staying dwelling. We now have discovered the worth of getting out, at a time after we can’t bodily journey. However we’re artful little people. Armed with the best URLs, we will roam a world of digital journey. When you possibly can’t go away your own home, you will be an Armchair Traveler!
One of many nice strengths of the web is that it connects all corners of the world. It has develop into an indispensable software in journey planning, from inspiration all the way in which to reserving flights and lodging. It’s by no means been simpler to maintain up with present occasions, keep in contact with pals and, after all, store!
The web has develop into our window on the world. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020, we’ve discovered to show that window right into a doorway to digital journey. Within the consolation of our dwelling rooms, a visit throughout the globe turns into a hop, skip, and a soar…with out even leaving your favourite comfortable armchair!
You’ll be able to go wherever!
The query is, the place will you go?
We’ve curated a set of digital journey websites: internet cams, galleries, and You Tube movies to reply that query. Actually, we’ve had a lot enjoyable exploring the world, we’re going to make this an ongoing challenge! We’ll proceed to seek out and submit digital journey sources periodically, so you’ll want to test again once in a while.
Dive beneath Caribbean waters, or deep right into a pure historical past museum. Soar over New York Metropolis, or hike via Bryce Canyon Nationwide Park. No, it’s not the identical as going there. It’s, nevertheless, a good way to relive an journey, or discover someplace new. You’ll be able to soothe your urge to journey just a bit, and stoke your wanderlust a complete lot.
Digital Journey Assets
Not all digital journey is created equal, as you’ll rapidly uncover when perusing the sources beneath. We now have tried to steer clear of something strictly industrial; something that’s simply meant to promote you a tour doesn’t make our lower. Likewise, simply turning in your GoPro and posting your flight down a zipper line on You Tube gained’t make it both.
Whereas we have been most excited about immersive and long-form movies, we found a complete bunch of attractive, fascinating, and simply plain enjoyable content material! Some are solely a minute or two lengthy, however have such crystal clear water or stunning mountains that they actually take us away from the on a regular basis. Isn’t that what we’re searching for? (The proper reply is “YES!”)
Some should not even movies! The few photograph galleries we’ve included stand out of their magnificence or distinctive options. 360-degree content material – each photograph and video – simply blows our minds. It’s a video, however you possibly can “transfer” round to see totally different angles and vantage factors, and transfer via it at your individual tempo. Wonderful stuff, this expertise is.
Essentially the most interactive enjoyable we’ve had is courtesy of Mom Nature, the Nationwide Park Service, and the genius minds at Google. That’s all we’re going to say about it, however you may need to begin there.
How This Works
You’ve most likely obtained the Armchair Traveler factor down already: Seize your laptop computer, get comfortable in your armchair, and click on your self away.
Right here’s the place we are available in. Consider the hyperlinks beneath as galleries in a museum, each organized by a theme or subject. For instance, digital cruises and actions could be present in “Cruise Life.” Click on there, and a brand new web page opens with a set of hyperlinks for you!
We’ll proceed so as to add new hyperlinks and galleries on a periodic foundation.
We’d love to listen to what you concentrate on all of this Digital Journey. Please share your feedback beneath. We’d even be very excited about any digital experiences you’ve loved, so we will add to the library!
In case you get pleasure from these Digital Travels, test again incessantly for updates. Don’t neglect to join our emails to seek out out when new editions of the Armchair Traveler are posted.
Sufficient from us. We’ll allow you to pack your luggage and sit proper all the way down to play Armchair Traveler. Bon Voyage!
The place will you go?
Armchair Traveler Galleries