Do you like to travel, but can't due to the pandemic? Then travel at home! How do you travel at home? Read about far off places, watch videos of places you want to travel to, and walk in the place itself with Google Earth, opens a new window. Books are great resources. You can get a travel guide about a country and learn about the cool things you can do there. Or you could take a walk in someone else's steps by reading their memoir or biography.
DVDs and videos are another wonderful resource. They can take you on a journey to National Parks and through the halls of castles. On Google Earth, you can search for a city or a specific location and you can see a street view of the location; just like you were actually there.
The library has great online databases for armchair traveling. With your library card, you can learn about different food from around America, opens a new window, learn a language, opens a new window, look at historical and current maps, opens a new window, and travel guides for different cities, opens a new window and countries, opens a new window from around the world.
Use the links below to look at how you can travel at home.
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