03.20.2020

Create a Staycation That's Actually Fun With These 5 Tips That Bring the Benefits of Travel to You

Create a Staycation That's Actually Fun With These 5 Tips That Bring the Benefits of Travel to You Photo by Linda Raymond / Getty Images

As the world stays home to “flatten the curve” of the spread of COVID-19, museums and attractions across the globe have also shuttered, and many are now offering virtual tours or live-streaming events instead. Passively watching something can only go so far to quell the doldrums of self-quarantine, though.

More importantly, the major health benefits of travel, including its correlation with decreased stress, better health, and enhanced creativity, come from real immersion in a new place and culture — something that can’t be achieved with armchair travel. Until we can take to the skies again, here are some ways to bring the travel experience home to you.

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