VIRTUAL TRAVEL

Whether you enjoy travelling to far away, exotic destinations, or just like to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nearby places, but think the lockdown is stopping you. Think again. We’ve brought together an incredible collection of virtual travel experiences—from Rome to China, from Israel to India, and even into outer space, if that’s your thing. The universe is yours to explore!


If you’ve ever wanted to witness the beauty of the Sistine chapel, now you can! This virtual, 360-degree tour showcases the world-famous paintings in detail - without having to schlep there.
Click www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/cappella-sistina/tour-virtuale.html

Combine lovely landscapes and education with the Jewish Virtual Library’s tour of Israel. Select which region you’d like to ‘visit’ and the website will provide details about the area’s history and cultural significance.
Click www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/the-road-to-jerusalem-2

Marvel at the Eiffel Tower’s unparalleled views of Paris on its virtual tour. You’ll be taken on the 150m lift ride up to the famous view deck, which gives you a 360-degree view of the romance capital of the world. Extraordinaire!
Click www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ-31-p3saU

Exploring some of the world’s most beautiful sights and landmarks via these virtual TimeOut tours is the perfect way to discover places you’ve never visited before.
Click www.timeout.com/travel/virtual-landmark-tours

Bringing several wonders of the world into your home, The Times has created a list of amazing tours taking you everywhere from Peru’s Machu Pichu and Jordan’s Petra to The Great Wall of China, Egypt’s Great Pyramids and beyond. And you won’t even need your passport.
Click www.thetimes.co.uk/expert-traveller/holiday-types/tours/virtual-tours

Take a look at how the other half live with a sneak peek behind the gilded gates of Europe’s most famous castles and palaces, including Britain’s Buckingham Palace and Catherine Palace in St Petersberg.
Click www.travelandleisure.com/culture-design/architecture-design/google-arts-culture-app-europe-castles

The New York Times has compiled a 7 Wonders of The World special. Each tour gives you a full 360-degree view of each landmark, along with fascinating information about each site.
Click www.nytimes.com/2017/12/01/travel/the-new-seven-wonders-of-the-world.html

Ever wondered where the Queen takes her tea? Walk around Buckingham Palace’s 775 rooms, including the White Drawing Room, Throne Room and Blue Drawing Room. Along the tour, you’ll learn about the history of the furniture and the architecture.
Click www.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palace

Combining history with natural beauty, this tour takes you around Israel’s Old City, and religious sites—complete with 360-degree views of each area
Click https://samsungvr.com/view/Wv_0tcndBOG

Whether you want to feel like you’re relaxing on the beach in Tel Aviv, floating in the Dead Sea or shopping in the bustling market of Machane Yehudah, this series of videos takes you on a realistic tour of Israel.
Click www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcubtHx6fp6ANd7jaBwZCANonjRw-4q-k

If virtual globetrotting isn’t enough to satisfy your wanderlust, why not go interstellar with a trip all the way to Mars? Photos captured by the Space Rover—a planetary surface exploration device—show the Red Planet up close in all of its glory.
Click https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

Taking one giant leap for mankind has never been easier, now that you can moonwalk from the comfort of your sofa. This virtual tour takes you across the moon’s surface as it reveals information about its unique features and geological make-up.
Click www.youtube.com/watch?v=nr5Pj6GQL2o

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in space? Take a sneak peek into the life of an astronaut – including how they live, sleep and eat - with an out-of-this-world visit to the International Space Station.
Click www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBVUTFPate0 

 Journey inside the Space Shuttle Discovery, with two of the original astronauts responsible for deploying The Hubble Telescope. Out of this world!
Click www.artsandculture.google.com/project/360-videos?hl=en

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