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11 Ways to Explore the World During Lockdown
The coming of COVID-19 has all but shut down travel as we know it. Visions of empty piazzas in Venice and deserted plazas in Barcelona show just how much the world has changed in a few short months. But, ever the optimists, we at HostelPass believe the wanderlust continues, the show goes on. Even in the strange and unusual era of lockdown and social distancing, you can head out to explore the world. It must be done cautiously, creatively, and digitally, but it can be done… 1) Tour a famous garden [caption id="attachment_467" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Jardin de Monet, Giverny, France[/caption] There's a luckier lockdown crowd who can still enjoy the start of springtime just by stepping outside into their own garden. But what about the flat-bound folks; the ones with just a balcony or a window to give them that fix of Mother Nature? How about virtual garden tours? They open up some amazing al fresco spaces, from Claude Monet's flower-sprouting French lily gardens to hibiscus-filled reserves on the tropical isles of Hawaii. 2) Travel to another country with a film [caption id="attachment_468" align="alignnone" width="847"] Call Me By Your Name will transport you to Italy[/caption] The genre of the travel…