Tuesday, Apr 07

8 Easy Ways To Do Virtual Travel From Home

By Nur Azim Syukri Hamzah

Since the practice of social-distancing, we can assume that it’s goodbye to travel physically for now. Due to COVID-19, planes are grounded around the world and any plans to visit anywhere, here or abroad, are paused. It’s heartbroken ???? but keep your chin up. Travel is just a tap away, thanks to virtual travel! Keep reading and you are on your way to your virtual travel. Discover the world with 8 easy starts to make your first virtual travel journey! 

1. Virtual travel to the exotic nature with EXPLORE.org

EXPLORE.org is the largest live nature cam network on the planet. This will bring the raw, unscripted and unedited nature to you in real-time! If you want to travel to the most remote places around the globe to see the precious species, now you have the chance to see the plains of Kenya, Africa to the riverbanks of Katmai, Alaska.


2. Discover the hidden gems with Google Earth’s Voyager

Google voyage for virtual travel

Google Earth’s Voyager is a showcase of interactive guided tours, quizzes, and layers that aim to help educate everyone about the world, locations near and far. Virtual travel from a broad range of country tours like “Discover Bermuda” and “Discover Argentina


3. Virtual museums and galleries tours

The Google Arts and Culture application is the type of application people who are curious about the cultures of the world dream of. … The app can be used to create content by way of galleries the user constructs. The app can even be seen as an observational lens through the use of Virtual Travel.


4. Visit the Great Wall of China virtually on TheChinaGuide.com

As China’s most famous attraction, the Great Wall of China is an essential stop on all tours in China. Commonly considered a wonder of the world, the Great Wall boasts a history of over 2,000 years and stretches more than 3,000 miles across several provinces of northern China, making it one of the most impressive ancient structures on the planet. Now you have a chance to visit the 2,000 heritage on your sofa.


5. See the wild lives at a virtual zoo

Peer inside the enclosures of pandas, polar bears, and beluga whales across the United States thanks to zoo live streams. A number of zoos and aquariums around the country have set up webcams in their most popular enclosures. The Houston ZooMonterey Aquarium, and San Diego Zoo each run multiple webcams. The Atlanta Zoo runs a dedicated lives tream of their pandas, and the Georgia Aquarium runs a live stream of its beluga whales. So you and your family can have a fun virtual travel to the zoo without ever leaving your couch. 


6. Mediterranean culture visit – virtual travel to Greece 

Ti Kaneis? Greece from Home is a new platform that gives the world the opportunity to discover the beauties of Greece. It is built by National Greek Tourism Organization, Marketing Greece and Google. With this platform, you can browse the Mediterranean culture, Athen or Thessaloniki within several tabs.


7. Virtual travel to the world with 360 virtual reality travel videos


Ascape VR lets you experience the planet’s best locations from anywhere: Simply rotate your phone and find yourself on the beach in New Zealand or Miami, meeting people in San Francisco, watching a parade in Disneyland or enjoying a sunrise at the Sydney Opera House. Just download the app in your app store and you are ready to go!

8. Watch live concert online with #togetherathome

As the nation adjusts to the new reality of life under self-quarantine in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of artists and musical institutions are taking the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times. Together at Home is an ongoing virtual concert series, fueled by Global Citizen in support of the World Health Organization in order to promote physical social distancing during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.


There you go! Your easy guide on how to cure your travel urge with the use of virtual travel. Remember to Stay Home and Stay safe guys! Stay quarantine and Travel Virtually from your home.  Don’t stress out! Duduk Rumah Lah !!

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