How to Dream of Travel During a Global Pandemic

Dream of Travel

I think now, more than ever, everyone is trying to find ways to dream of travel. During this global pandemic, it’s hard to know when the travel industry will be back up and running. But, I haven’t given up on my dreams to travel again soon and I am still adding destinations to my bucket list. If you are also looking to fuel your wanderlust, check out my lists below and let me know how you are still dreaming of travel.

What to Do

There are plenty of things you can do at home to help fuel your wanderlust. Here are a few simple things you can do to get started!

  • Look through old vacation photos
  • Piece together travel puzzles
  • Research destinations
  • Pre-plan a future trip
  • Cook some new recipes and look up some of your favorite foreign dishes
  • Try out some foreign cocktail recipes

What to Watch

Let’s be honest, we’re spending a lot of extra time in front of the TV these days. So why not watch something that will transport you somewhere else in the world? Here are a few documentaries/shows that will help you dream of travel…

  • Meru
  • Under the Arctic Sky
  • Expedition Happiness
  • Night on Earth
  • Planet Earth
  • Worlds Most Extraordinary Homes
  • The Crown

And some blockbusters just for fun…

  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Hector and the Search for Happiness
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

What to Read

If you’re sick of the extra screen time, and would rather read your way to a foreign land, here is a list of what I am currently reading…

Dream of Travel_Guide Books

There are also a few books I have been eyeing on Amazon…

What to Listen to

Want to dream of new destinations while doing chores or on a walk? Check out these podcasts and playlists!

  • The Trip and Changed Me Podcast
  • Flight of Fancy Podcast
  • Dean Martin on Spotify

Who to Follow

Let’s face it, we’re all constantly scrolling through Instagram these days, so why not follow some accounts that inspire you to see the world? Here a few of my favorite travel related accounts:

How are you dreaming of travel? Where are you going to go once restrictions are lifted?

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