Wellness rituals from around the world to try at home

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Necessity is the mother of invention, as the old proverb goes. And in tough times, finding creative ways to unwind is definitely a necessity. Whether you’re picking up your paintbrush or strumming a ukulele, your wellness ritual can take whatever form you want. Draw inspiration from different cultures around the world, from India to Iceland. Here are...

8 relaxing virtual experiences…that aren’t watching Netflix

2020 was the year we took things online. Holiday celebrations, work drinks, and family get-togethers all happened virtually. Many of us spent our leisure time online, too, whether bingeing the latest must-watch series or tending our islands on Animal Crossing.  In 2021, it looks like we’ll still be swapping IRL interactions for online activities...

Try the ultimate festive travel quiz (it’s tougher than you think)

It’s here! The only quiz you’ll need this season — full of travel trivia, festive traditions, and surprising facts from around the world. It’s perfect for a virtual games night with friends or a get together with family.  Expect 40 fun questions over 4 rounds, with rules, hints, and tips (and of course, all...

Is this the world’s hardest travel quiz? Download and find out!

Staying closer to home doesn't mean we've switched off our wanderlust. As a part of our world at home series, we've created the ultimate quiz for travelers for an evening (or afternoon) of virtual fun with family and friends. Test your global knowledge of the world in four rounds — but be warned, it gets...

5 must-try Dutch foods (plus: see how Dutch cheese is made)

There are lots of different ways to get to know a new city. Arguably one of the best is through your stomach. Not immediately considered as a top foodie destination, the Dutch’ food scene isn’t the country’s most obvious drawcard. But, there are some interesting foods you should absolutely try on your next visit. Not all will...

7 incredible historical facts about Berlin + virtual video

Throughout history, Berlin has had more outfit changes than a drag runway show. Long before the German capital was famed for techno, it was home to the Prussian royals and center stage of the Second World War. Before adding Berlin to your bucket list, walk through the chapters of its colorful history. Knowing the meaning behind every...

7 wine regions to visit (from your supermarket)

As the bubbles hit your tongue, you swirl your glass and breathe in the perfume of Prosecco. For a moment, you can hear the piazzas of Venice, smell the mozzarella melted over pizza. If you open your eyes, you know you’re in your living room — very possibly in your pyjamas — but for now, you’re there;...

6 ways to stargaze from home

Throughout history, space has captivated humans. These days, the glow of phone screens tends to appeal more than the twinkling night sky. Ask yourself: when was the last time you looked up at the stars? Really looked? To be fair, light pollution and crammed cityscapes have made stargazing difficult — if not impossible —...