Virtual travel

While you stay at home… travel the world!!


10 virtual tours of the world’s most famous landmarks

Many details of how the Inca site was constructed are still a mystery. Built in the Andes at 2,430 metres above sea level around AD1450, Machu Picchu was created without wheels or animals to transport the huge stones up the mountainside. A series of 360-degree images on YouVisit’s virtual tour explore various areas of the site.


How to see the world without leaving your home

Airlines around the world have grounded their flights. Countries have shut their borders, and ordered everyone indoors. The age of coronavirus has restricted our movement in every way, but it doesn’t have to restrict our imagination. Here are 10 ways you can still see the world – all through the wonder of the webcam.


GLP Films – Best Sustainable Tourism Films 2020 Official Selections

GLP Films (GLP), the award-winning content marketing agency dedicated to sustainable tourism, announced the official selections for the 2nd annual “Best Sustainable Tourism Films” competition. GLP invited the travel industry to submit their best short films that support the overall theme of sustainable tourism.


Virtual worlds: Can we travel without travelling?

Against a backdrop of whistling wind and heavy breathing, a man with a Germanic accent is yelling at me: “Take your time!”. I try to focus on the ascender clips on two wires leading steeply upwards, but there’s a constant temptation to look left to a sharp drop into a vast snowy abyss.


safariLIVE

WildEarth’s safariLIVE is an award winning, expert hosted LIVE safari, broadcast directly from the African wilderness into your home. Available on both the internet and television, this show enables you to interact with an expert game ranger in real time. Safari


Kids

Connecting kids with nature Inspiring the next generation of conservation ambassadors Book A Free Session What we do We take kids ages 4-18 on free, live and interactive safari experiences, transporting them from wherever they are


Thanks to Anna Spenceley from IUCN WCPA Tourism & Protected Areas (TAPAS) Specialist Group for compiling an excellent list of ‘virtual travel’ resources! The above items are a selection from this list.



Documentary films to watch online…


The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use to Change the World

Save Last updated March 29th, 2020. Image: Otro Mundo Es Posible/ Another World is Possible by Beatriz Aurora Castedo, Mexico City Documentaries have an incredible power to raise awareness and create transformative changes in consciousness both at the personal and global levels.



Courses you can take online, for free…


MOOC: Mountains 101