Travel plan got canceled due to coronavirus outbreak? We’ve curated 5 things to do at home to fulfill your urge to get out and explore. Spending more time indoors is actually not so bad if you can keep yourself productive all the time.
If you’ve started to get bored with WFH, let’s read the tips of travel-themed related activities below before you can actually go again. Because traveling and going out are now probably your #WishesfromHeart, right?
5 Activities to Do at Home Besides WFH
Doing social distancing by working from home is one of the best solutions to curtail the spread of coronavirus. For those of you who get the chance to WFH, you can use your time to do other 5 exciting activities at home that will keep yourself entertained.
1. Take Foreign Language Courses
Have a list of countries you want to visit after this outbreak ends? This is the perfect time to learn something new before you go. You can take various online courses during your extra time at home such as language courses or training related to your interests.
There are many websites and apps that offer free language courses and webinars, which you can enroll and level up your skills. By learning something new, especially languages, you can be connected easily with new people and travel seamlessly without any language barrier.
2. Learn to Cook International Cuisines
Find the recipes that you always want to recook and practice at home. You can try to cook numerous cuisines from different countries, be it the main course, dessert, traditional drinks, or simply appetizers. Invite your family or housemates to cook and taste it with you!
It would be very interesting to know various foods globally, and even more interesting to cook it by yourself even though you haven’t got to visit the country directly. Try to make sushi, pizza, tandoori chicken, or maybe Korean bingsoo to satisfy your sweet cravings.
3. Redecorate Your Cozy Room
It’s a DIY time! Let yourself be as creative as possible during ‘free time’ at home. You can start by rearranging your wardrobe and stuff or repaint your room, then maybe create something memorable like a gallery wall?
Instead of having an empty wall, you can display your best travel photos while reminiscing about your favorite trips before going on a new adventure very soon. Print your photos then put it into a frame or make your own photo wall using grid panel or colorful tape.
4. Do Virtual Tours or Read Books
Have your bucket list already? Maybe it’s time to know more about the list of places you want to visit before making it happen. You can watch travel videos on Youtube or even read books about traveling and your favorite countries.
If you just can’t wait for it, check out national parks, museums, zoos, or aquariums online. There are many of them which offer virtual glimpses of it. Satisfy your wanderlust by virtually traveling to world-renowned attractions around the world.
5. Make Your Trip Planning & Itinerary
At this time, all you can do is social distancing and stay at home. It’s not recommended to book a trip during this coronavirus outbreak. However, you can use your time to plan a future adventure instead! Time for in-depth travel research!
Once you’ve found the destination for your next trip, you can start to read some travel guides and browse for flight tickets, hotels, restaurants, must-see sights, weather conditions, and the best time to visit. This will totally help you to save up your time and know the estimated budget!
Our #WishesfromHeart, This Too Shall Pass
Stay healthy, stay happy. Even though you’re at home, you always need to do something that can refresh your body and soul, so that you can stay fit and be ready for your next adventure very soon. Don’t worry, this too shall pass because we’re all in this together!
If you happen to have booked a hotel or flight and need to cancel it, you might wanna check the list of countries under lockdown and flight updates from each airline to know how you can request a refund or reschedule.