Traveling without even having to leave your home is now
possible. Discover in this article how to do.
Travel to Paris
or the Serengeti National
Park, visit museums and zoos around the world or
see the Earth from space for free without even having to leave your home and
it’s now possible.
Now wants to share with you few great ways to travel without
having to leave your home. Of course, virtual trips will never replace real
trips. But virtual travel is another opportunity to discover the world for
free, without fatigue and at any time without having to leave any day or leave
RTT. On the other hand, traveling virtually is a great way to explore new
places and plan your upcoming trips.
1 Street View hikes
Launched in 2007, Google Street View is a service that is
not new. On the other hand which is less known is that in addition to filming
the streets around the world and the Street View team loves to take pictures of
the most beautiful places on Earth. With these photos and technology from
Google, it is now possible to make virtual trips to the four corners of the
world from the following Internet addresses.
These trips will give you the opportunity to walk in the
gardens of the Taj Mahal, to take a look at the Burj Khalifa the highest
skyscraper in the world located in Dubai
or to see Paris from any
observation points of the Eiffel Tower.
You can also travel to less known destinations such as the magnificent
Wieliczka salt mines in Poland
or dive off the coast of the Galapagos Islands.
2 Virtual museums
Released in February 2011 Google Art Project allows you to
discover tens of thousands of paintings from the best museums in the world from
your living room. Each painting has been scanned in high resolution so that you
can spot every brushstroke on Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” canvas. You
can also look straight into Botticelli’s Venus eyes without having to go to the
Uffizi Gallery in Milan. Some
museums have allowed Google to digitize their premises so that we can now walk
around the Doge’s Palace in Venice
or watch ancient sculptures at the Acropolis
Museum in Athens
while sitting comfortably on our sofa.
3 The International Space Station (ISS) camera
Thanks to the Internet, traveling in space is now accessible
to everyone. You can admire beautiful photos of Mars taken by the robot
Curiosity from the Facebook profile of Mars Curiosity or admire live Earth from
space as if you were located aboard the ISS, 400 km above the floor.
4 Web cams from around the world
If you find that the view from the ISS is too high and scary
if you can still do virtual tourism in a more down to earth way. If you’re a
fan of the Beatles for example you can visit the legendary Abbey
Road pedestrian crossing without having to leave
your chair. You can also spend a few hours admiring Atlanta Zoo pandas from.
Finally, Earthcam.com offers an impressive collection of web
cams around the world from New York
A great way to kill time if you do not know what to do next 5
minutes and make sure that time zones really exist!
5 Take a night walk in Marseille
The Night Walk is a unique concept. Julie and Christophe two
locals – will make you discover the lively streets of Marseille by night in
complete immersion as if you were there thanks to 360 ° panoramic photos taken
from Google Maps. They will make you discover lanes known only locals, night
bars where play local jazz bands, panoramic views of the city Marseille
Punctuated with interesting comments, the visit of Marseille by night is very
interesting and will allow you to better know the history and culture of the
6 Travels to Serengeti Park
The human smell is always the most problematic when you want
to photograph wildlife which Unlike humans, machines do not smell, which allows
them to get closer to animals without frightening or disturbing them. The
results are breathtaking as you can see in this video from Serengeti, a natural
park in northern Tanzania.