We may not be able to see the world physically right now, but that doesn't mean we can't experience everything that makes it amazing over the Easter weekend. From recipes for culinary creations and cocktails, to immersive activities to keep kids busy, we've conjured up a collection of experiences and ideas to induce the feeling of exploring the globe while staying safe in isolation...
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Spice Up Your Cooking
Staying at home is the perfect opportunity to finesse your culinary skills! So, for those ready to tantalise their taste buds with something new, we're delighted to share our Taste of Thailand Cookbook. From traditional Pad Thai to spicy Nam Prik, our cookbook features recipes from expert chefs, highlighting the signature flavours and natural bounty of the country's unique regions
Host Your Own Olympic Games
In just over one years' time, Team GB will travel to Japan for the Olympic Games, with their sights set on making the nation proud once again with their extraordinary performances. Whilst Tokyo's 2020 games may have been postponed, setting up some sporting competition in your garden helps to ensure little ones are keeping active - don't worry, adults can get involved too! Activity Village has everything you need to start planning your garden games, from events and equipment, to the opening and closing ceremonies.
Wellness your way with COMO
Now, more than ever, it is important to maintain your mental and physical health. From yoga and jogging to meditation and home treatments, there are a wealth of options available to those who want to focus on wellbeing. One powerful yet simple way to improve the way you feel is through breathing. Taking just a few minutes, these three Ayurvedic techniques from COMO Hotels, will help you to breathe the stress away.
Go on A Virtual Safari
Going on safari (Swahili for "journey") offers an experience like no other. It's the opportunity to come face to face with the natural world and is something many of us dream of experiencing at least once in our lifetime. Our partners Singita are bringing the thrill of spotting wondrous wildlife to social media! Everyday via their Instagram channel - found by searching @Singita_ - they're inviting you to join resident photographer, Ross Couper as he travels across the savannah on a live safari, spotting a range of elusive species including leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo at the watering hole.
Spend A Day in The Bay
Are you Craving the sound of crashing waves and the sight of beaming sunshine? While the sand-between-your-toes feeling may seem a distant memory at the moment, San Diego's iconic Hotel Del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton is bringing you closer to the beach! Streaming live, daily footage across San Diego's beachfront, envision yourself strolling along the golden sand - you could even watch the sunset with a cocktail in hand!
Sip the Taste of Sunshine
As we look forward to an abundance of sunny evenings spent unwinding, what better accompaniment than a temptingly tropical cocktail? While we may prefer to be beachside at the bar or lounging by the pool, these enticingly exotic recipes from Barbados' most luxurious hotels promise to please your palate with a taste of our favourite island!
Revel in the Reggae rhythm
Music is good for the soul, with sounds and rhythm combining to bring a unique energy, helping us to feel rejuvenated and full of vitality! While internationally recognised for being the birthplace of music legend Bob Marley, Jamaica's rich musical culture doesn't end there - the island is pulsing with a medley of banjos, hand drums and guitars! So, Visit Jamaica has curated a collection of the island's musical icons into a Spotify playlist that promises to help you feel the vibrations and live through the lyrics.
Encounter Europe's most beautiful masterpieces
A change of scenery is always welcome - and when the rooms are adorned with impressive portraits and centuries-old sculptures, how can you decline!? The Uffizi is Florence's most prestigious gallery, having gained its impressive collection of art from the bequeathed Medici family in 1743, on the condition they stayed in Florence. And now, you can wander its halls from anywhere in the world
Practice simple Yoga exercises that you can do at home
During this time, we are understandably seeing higher levels of anxiety, fuelled by technology, fake news and uncertainty. Vila Vita Yoga instructor Daniela Luz demonstrates how to relive anxiety with some simple breathing exercises and meditation.
Teach tiny travellers about this stunning nation of tropical islands
This amazing part of the world is the ultimate?tropical destination. Dazzling white beaches, turquoise waters and golden sunshine make the Maldives look like an island paradise straight from the pages of a storybook. Teach tiny travellers about this stunning nation of tropical islands with this colouring page.