Author: Skyscanner

Your perfect virtual day in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro has something for every kind of traveller, but if you aren’t able to visit anytime soon, don’t sweat it. We’ve already embarked…

How to spend the perfect day in Sydney from home

At Skyscanner, we’ve used modern technology to explore the world outside our front door. We’ve seen the great outdoors from African savannahs to the fjords…

10 travel podcasts to listen to right now

From virtually experiencing the world’s greatest performances to exploring the Seven Wonders of the World, there are plenty of ways to escape without actually leaving home — and few…

15 inspiring travel books that will take you around the world

Aside from actually boarding a plane or train, there is no act more transportive than reading a book. With a bit of imagination, you can…

Movies that will move you: 10 must-see travel films

Escaping your daily life in search of new destinations, cultures, and adventures can take on many forms — such as a virtual tour of New York City or London,…

Explore the Seven Wonders of the World (virtually!)

We know most people are staying at home right now, and many of us have had events cancelled, such as weddings, birthdays, and worst of all: holidays. But this isn’t forever. In the meantime, we still want to take you to exciting places. Did you know you can see all Seven Wonders of the World from the comfort of your sofa? In life, it’s impossible to see everything in one day due to the distances between the sites – but on a virtual tour, you can see them all in a single afternoon.

Discover the world’s most famous sites from home

Ever wonder what the Acropolis of Greece is really like? Or the Eiffel Tower? While we may all be stuck at home, thanks to the internet and some incredible videos and photography, we can now embark on virtual tours of some of the world’s most famous landmarks. (Virtually) step into another time and place, as we share some of our favourite places that you can explore from your very own home.

What to do if your hotel booking is cancelled

The outbreak of COVID-19 has upended travel plans for people all over the world. Many hotels have closed their doors and cancelled bookings. This is what to do if your hotel booking has been cancelled due to coronavirus.