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Virtual Travel - Experience the world from your armchair

Posted 28/04/2020 : By: Melissa Brazier

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With holidays on hold for the time being, us adventurers need to find new ways of travelling the world.

With that in mind we have compiled a list of our favourite virtual travel websites.  

Relive a past holiday, research your next destination or take a visit to a gallery or museum with a nice cup of tea

– you don’t even need to leave your chair!

Castles & Palaces 

Dream of being a King or a Queen for the day!

A private virtual tour of the former home of French royalty - Versailles

Visit a Royal home and fortress for over 900 years -Windsor Castle

Explore an iconic building and official residence of The Queen - Buckingham Palace

Tour the Queen's official residence in Scotland - the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Virtually hop over to Ireland and explore - Blarney Castle 

Visit a One Traveller favourite - Prague Castle

Museums and Galleries 

Take a trip through some of the world’s greatest collections on these virtual museum and gallery tours.

Virtual Travel Experiences

Whisk yourself away to your dream destination...

  • The German National Tourist Office has created an entire microsite dedicated to exploring the country from your home. It includes virtual attractions, recipes, quizzes and music - #DiscoverGermanyFromHome

  • The virtual gates are opening for a day at Chester Zoo. Since you can't currently visit the zoo, the team at Chester are bringing the zoo to you. Join the keepers on Facebook for a virtual tour of the zoo and a whole day of animal antics, fun facts and exclusive behind the scenes knowledge from their amazing team. Find out more here: Virtual zoo day

  • Spend a day in Jerusalem - Jerusalem - 360 Virtual Tour

  • Search for any place in the world to view 360 photos and videos - AirPano

  • Discover the world with Google Maps - Google Maps

  • Look around Angkor as if you were there yourself - Virtual Angkor

  • Visit one of the 7 wonders of the world with a guide! Machu PicchuMachu Picchu Virtual Tour

  • Take a closer look at the Taj Mahal - Taj Mahal Virtual Tour  

  • Float Along the Great Wall of China - Great Wall of China - Virtual Tour

  • Vietnam at a glance - Vietnam Virtual Tour

  • Take a walk around Central Park, New YorkCentral Park Virtual Tour

  • Our good friend Pepe Martinez, London guide on some of our previous holidays is a London Blue Badge Tourist Guide, his Instagram page is dedicated to London offering bespoke local experiences and the hidden wonders of the capital that few realise are there. His effervescent personality and passion for London shines through on his live videos. Follow his Instagram page on a Sunday evening called “Pepe’s London Chit Chat”. Each week he talks about different parts of London Culture. You can view his Instagram page and watch him live on Sundays here:

For more inspiration why not visit our YouTube channel One Traveller YouTube Channel

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