What if you could still “travel” despite being in lockdown? 5 Ways To Virtually Explore New Places

What if you could still “travel” despite being in lockdown? 5 Ways To Virtually Explore New Places

For many of us, happiness comes from travel and adventure. Whether it’s an overseas holiday or even just a walk in the part, getting outside and seeing new and exciting places is important for our mental health.

But this potential contributor to happiness is not possible at the moment. Yet we might still find happiness and we might still “explore” in other ways…

via Forbes by Katherine Parker-Magyar

In today’s reality of social-distancing, there’s never been a better time to virtually explore new places via the safety of your home. It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has halted your travel plans for the immediate future, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dream of your next journey. After all, being stuck at home shouldn’t be the reason for you to give up on your bucket list. From the Canary Islands to the Australian Outback, here are five ways to go on a virtual trip all across the world— without ever leaving the sanctity of your home. Read on and happy travels!

Pacific Sands

(Tofino, Canada)

Let’s begin our virtual exploration by island-hopping in Canada, starting our journey in TofinoBritish Columbia. Tofino, located on the far west coast of the continent, is a charming and picturesque surf town in Vancouver. Vancouver Island has always been a magical place (even before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle caught on), and there’s no better place to experience the wildly beautiful ambiance than the Pacific Sands Beach Resort. Tofino is well-known for its surfing, and the all-female Surf Sister program is located right in Pacific Sands. While we can’t book lessons at this very moment (though, when the coronavirus pandemic does subside, you can learn to hang ten year-round), we still can enjoy the Pacific coastline via their 24-hour surf-cam. There’s no better way to restore your inner sense of peace and relaxation than by watching the waves crash upon the shore. It’s the second-best thing to an actual beach vacation (which we recommend you book as soon as this crisis has subsided)…

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