Unique things to do while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Everyone is currently going stir crazy in their houses and canceling travel plans left and right, but this does not have to stop us from “traveling”.
One definition of travel is to make a journey. Below are a few unique ways to go on a journey around the world without ever leaving your home.
Visit the Louvre Museum in Paris
Take a virtual tour of the museum's exhibitions and galleries. See Egyptian Antiquities, remains of the museum’s moat, the Galerie d’Apollon, and the Advent of the Artist exhibition up close and personal. BONUS: Its free and you won’t have to wait in line!
Attend a Ballet or Opera in London
The royal opera house in London England has launched an online program due to the closure caused by the coronavirus. The culturally curious can now watch a Ballet or Opera at one of the best opera houses in the world, without leaving the comfort of their couch.
This includes the following productions offered on demand and for free via the Royal Opera House’s YouTube channel:
- Peter and the Wolf, The Royal Ballet, 2010–27 March 2020, 7pm GMT
- Acis and Galatea, The Royal Opera, 2009–3 April 2020, 7pm BST
- Così fan tutte, The Royal Opera, 2010–10 April 2020, 7pm BST
- The Metamorphosis, The Royal Ballet, 2013–17 April 2020, 7pm BST
Learn to cook a meal from another Country
Skype a chef into your kitchen from around the world.
The Chef and the Dish offer private cooking classes with world-renowned chefs via skype. Learn to cook a dish from Italy, Tokyo, or wherever you wish you were at the moment. They even have a cooking class that utilizes solely what's in your fridge.
Visit friends who are far away
Netflix and chill while social distancing with Netflix Party.
Netflix Party allows you to watch Netflix with your friends online. Netflix Party synchronizes video playback and adds group chat to your favorite shows. We’re all binge-watching something, why not make it a party!