Explore the world from the comfort of your sofa.

Whilst we are lucky enough to commence local travel, part of us is already craving for some pathbreaking experiences that could satisfy our adventurous souls. We are all passport ready to travel again, but meanwhile, lucky for us, wellness retreats and tourist attractions have raised the bar of creativity by going digital. We’ve picked some of the most enticing experiences for travel and retreat that you could enjoy from the comfort of your bedroom and blanket. Hop on to your virtual jet.

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Kickback at Kamalaya 

Nestled on the southeast of the island and tucked away from all the hustle and bustle, Kamalaya is the perfect sanctuary to unwind and seek some peace. Known for their detox, stress, and sleep enhancement retreats, their online and live-stream experiences are also a great way to indulge yourself into zen mode. Kamalaya Koh Samui is offering guided meditations, fitness coaching, nutritional advice, and cooking classes via their live-stream on Facebook and Instagram.

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Take a step into Belmond’s world of bliss

While Belmond’s secluded spots might already be in your bucket list, the brand’s initiation to bring us closer to their sanctuary via the digital realm sure makes it even more attractive. From parties, poetry, music, and mindful rituals to even advice on nutrition, be ready to enrich your experience via their IGTV. Belmond experts will be guiding you through the meditation rituals and at-home spa.

Cooking classes in Italy 

There’s a reason why culinary tours in Italy are so popular amongst visitors. Whilst it might be while until we can indulge in cacio e pepe in Rome or bistecca alla Fiorentina in Florence, fortunately, you can still enjoy the fine Italian cooking experience. How? Modena’s famous Michelin-starred restaurant Osteria Francescana and Chef Massimo Bottura, has been running a cooking series called Kitchen Quarantine. What’s for dinner?

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Deep meditation with Six Senses

If you’re looking into live meditations and workouts, then Six Senses’ wellness experts could be your new guru. Learn some wellness tips by joining Six Senses Wellness Pioneer Anna Bjurstam every Thursday at 2 pm GMT. Also, are you having trouble sleeping lately? Six Senses is also streaming videos on sleep hacks that could really shed some light. 

Visit the world’s greatest museums

If you are an art enthusiast and have a soft spot for artefacts, then it’s time to visit the best museums in the world without a plane ticket. Think about touring through 2,500 museums, galleries, and places around the world because there are plenty of them now offering virtual tours. Simply stroll through London’s British Museum, jump onto New York’s Met, and then experience boutique institutions like the Pera in Istanbul. Culture vultures, go ahead and elevate your senses now. 

Alisha Pawa
Writer
Alisha is a passionate dancer and is always creating her own choreographies. She is a fan of rom-com novels, a coffee-drinker who loves tea, and is always on-the-go for her midnight chocolate cravings. She hopes to tick-off her never-ending bucket list one day by hosting her own travel show.