While COVID-19 may have put a pause on our day-to-day lives and travel plans, we firmly believe that it has never been more important to continue dreaming about the future and where in the world our wanderlust will take us next. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up ways to explore the world from the comfort of your couch.
Stay safe & stay inspired.
Let your imagination take flight as destinations come to life in the pages of a book.
Top Travel Books via Virtuoso
Take a virtual escape.
MOVIES & SHOWS
Feeling like you’ve reached the end of Netflix? Let this definitive list of the travel flicks, take you on a whole new journey!
Top Travel Films of All Time via Condé Nast
Best TV Shows for Travel Thrills via The New York Times
Many hotels, attractions and destinations are now offering live streaming and virtual tours so that you can experience them in real time from your living room.
Hotel Views via Travel + Leisure
Walk Around Edinburgh Castle
6 Iconic Indian Stone Monuments
Hike the Great Wall of China
10 Top Museums You Can Explore Right Here, Right Now
Sit back, relax and be inspired through music, words and stories.
17 of the Best Travel Podcastsvia Wanderlust Magazine
Best Spotify playlists for travellers pining for the road via Lonely Planet
Travel through music via Skyscanner
Just because you can’t have a Michelin Star soufflé in France or pad see ew from a street vendor in Thailand right now, doesn’t mean that you can’t bring the flavours to your kitchen. Check out these locally-inspired recipes from a few of our global partners.
Ritz Carlton Caribbean Cookbook
5 Fresh Recipes from the culinary team at Avalon Waterways
Food and drink highlights from Regent Seven Seas
Whether it’s creating a slideshow or movie of your past vacations or creating a beautifully printed book of your treasured memories, there’s never been a more perfect time to sit down and reflect on where you’ve been.
6 Beautiful Ways to Preserve Travel Memories via Virtuoso
Home from school and unable to see friends or other family is tough. Finding exciting things for your kids to do while you attempt to work from home is even tougher. Inspire your kids to dream about their future travel plans with these fun activities.
The Magic of Mickey from Homevia Travel + Leisure
Kid-friendly Virtual Tours via Departures
Trip planner activity: Have your kids pick a destination they haven’t travelled to and have them research how to get there and what to do, eat and see once you’re there. Sit down as a family and take a virtual tour to the destination over a meal!
What creative ways are you experiencing the world from home? Send us a message on Instagram or Facebook to let us know. And, if you’re ready to start brainstorming your next trip to prepare for when we can begin travelling again, click here to connect with an advisor if you don't work with us already!