How To Travel to Great Destinations From Home
Who said you can’t see the world from the comfort of your home? Here are some ideas on books, movies, recipes, and virtual experiences for some favorite destinations so that you can experience them from home. Find a bit of inspiration for your next bucket list trip or just enjoy a new way to pass the time!
From the Redwood Forest to the wine country to star-studded Beverly Hills, California has so much history to discover and culture to celebrate.
Escape from Alcatraz
California Avocado Toast – 3 ways
Learn about Africa and virtually experience this incredible destination through these books, movies and special experiences.
I Will Always Write You Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda
Out of Africa
The Lion King
Long Walk to Freedom
With Italy’s rich history, charming people and delicious food at every turn, there is so much to experience from home to get you excited for your return trip.
Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel
The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo by Irving Stone
Brunelleschi’s Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture by Ross King
Under the Tuscan Sun
Letters to Juliet
To Rome with Love
Eat, Pray, Love
La Dolce Vita
The Italian Job
VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES AND INSPIRATION
Uffizi Gallery in Florence
Vatican Museums in Rome
BONUS: CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES
Do you have little ones home from school? Here are some activities for young travelers.
Van Gogh coloring pages (and “walk” through the Van Gogh Museum together here!)
COVID-19 may have put a pause on most travel, but it doesn’t mean you have to stop dreaming about where to go next. From taking virtual tours to escaping in novels, never stop exploring, even while staying safe at home.
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