Virtual Walk

Now it’s good, not like it used to be. Everything is easy, including traveling, even though you don’t have enough money. All you need is free Wi-Fi to travel the world. In this time of pandemic, it may be very difficult to travel around the world. Or maybe you miss the places you’ve been. Don’t be sad, you can still treat the longing of traveling around the world.

Ok let’s start. On YouTube, there is a lot of virtual walking content that you can enjoy. The concept is simple; a vlogger walks in a tourist spot while recording the surrounding scenery. They record with a professional camera or with a Go-Pro. The result is equivalent to 4K videographer. When you watch the content, you will feel as if you are the one walking there. You are free to choose content with narration, text or no information at all.

There are several ways to enjoy this content,

  1. Watching on a wide screen television that has a high resolution.
  2. You can use VR glasses and watch it using gadgets.
  3. You can use VR connected to a play station device.
  4. You can combine a VR device with a treadmill machine, because there is some content that has the label ‘walking tour treadmill’ for content that can be enjoyed on a treadmill.

Ok, here are some virtual walks with 4K quality that you can enjoy;

Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is known for its nightlife and summer festivals, but the city is especially beautiful during the day. The classic buildings and the narrow streets are really Instagramable! Hopefully you can get there to come directly there, yes, not just a virtual walk anymore!

 

Tokyo, Japan

Who doesn’t love Tokyo? This metropolitan city is not only famous for its cultural acculturation and modernization, but also for its intimate and familiar atmosphere. If you watch anime or read manga regularly, you will definitely feel very homey in Tokyo. In this video, the vlogger goes on a virtual tour in the rain. I’m sure you’ll be very comfortable watching it. Have tea or coffee ready, okay?

 

Taormina, Sicily

If you like Italian films and a distinctive European feel, you must visit Taormina virtually. Its antique buildings and buildings create a soothing sense of nostalgia. This small island at the tip of Sicily has a truly beautiful volcanic mountain view.

 

Pyramid of Gyza, Cairo

Located in Cairo, Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of Khufu, is one of the three largest pyramids in Cairo. This pyramid is one of the 7 wonders of the world, and one of the tourist destinations that you must visit in your lifetime!

 

London, Great Britain

Who doesn’t want to go to London? The sky which is always gloomy is quite a contrast to the cool city views. You can feel like walking in London while looking at the double Decker bus and enjoying the hubbub of traffic in this metropolitan city?

 

Itaewon, Korea

If you’ve watched Itaewon Class on Netflix, you can be sure that you’re familiar with this district. This district in the city of Seoul is a melting pot. Not only is it an area where the natives live, this place is popular with foreign tourists, expats, and members of the American military as well. If you want to experience the metropolitan area of ​​Seoul, you must visit Itaewon.

 

Männlichen, Switzerland

For those of you who are bored with city views, you can try virtual walks to the mountains. Have you missed hiking? Set your treadmill with a high enough inclination to feel like you’re climbing a real mountain. Männlichen is one of the mountains in Switzerland and is the most popular tourist attraction among hikers and skiers. In summer, these mountains have a beautiful view with green grass as wide as the eye can see.

 

Amalfi, Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a beautiful coastline on the Mediterranean Sea. In Italian, this place is called Costiera Amalfitana. Its position is located in the Province of Salerno, Campania, about 4 hours from the city of Rome. There are several beautiful cities that must be visited on the Amalfi Coast, including Amalfi, Atrani, Furore, Positano, Ravello, Praiano, and Scala.

 

Ubud Bali, Indonesia

I want you to describe Ubud Bali by watching the following video :

 

Hopefully some of these virtual travel options are enough to treat your longing for traveling around the world. Apart from YouTube, you can also visit several museums in the world for free via https://artsandculture.google.com/. Good luck!

 

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