The COVID-19 pandemic has frozen all the movements around the world. The wanderlusts are waiting for the lock down to get over so that they can gear up and commence another journey. You can indulge your wanderlust even sitting at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nothing, no other act, can satiate one’s eager want to travel. A journey opens up gates to meet new people, be one with diverse culture, breath in the fragrance of the new place and sink in the beauty of nature. Every journey is a step towards your own soul. It helps in reinventing oneself. The images you capture through your eyes will remain engraved in your heart for a lifetime.
Although all the above said are true, there are ways and means to indulge your wanderlust at home during the Covid-19 pandemic. It will help you remain prepared for the next journey and instil a sense of joy in you.
It is said that reading is the easiest and cheapest way to travel the world without moving an inch. Reading books from authors around the world will introduce you to new people with different cultures, customs, festivals and perceptions. You can visualize those moments and interact with those characters in the imaginary world. The interactions will soothe your heart aching for travel to a certain extent.
Reading relieves heart and assists in eliminating boredom. Moreover, reading nourishes the brain and improves one’s thought process. Everyone should make reading a habit. It will also aid in enriching knowledge.
Write down the travelogue of your previous journeys if you haven’t done it yet. It will help you in reminiscing the scent of the joyful travels. Whilst writing down the travel piece, the feeling you underwent during the trip will come into your heart again. The article will also convey a part of that pleasure to those readers too.
The readers may be people with ardent desire to travel. Situations and lack of money might have affected their travel plans. By giving them the narrative of your journeys, you are helping them to explore the place they wanted to, which unfortunately they couldn’t.
Learn Something New
Everything has turned online due to Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lock down. There are several online courses available at a reasonable fee (some free of cost too). You can enroll yourself for any course of your choice.
The course will educate you on a field, of which you were unaware. It may also be possible that the course and the learned things will assist you in displaying your travels to the world. Isn’t it good if you pass the pleasure of the trip to others too?
Learn a New Language
There are numerous languages around the globe. You may be using English to communicate with others during the trips. On the other hand, it will give a positive vibe if you communicate with people in their own language. It aids in both building bonds with those strangers and understanding the things as it is, without any scope of lose in translation.
Language is the bridge between two human beings. The people are happier when an outsider speaks to them in their own language. It makes them consider you as one among them. The conversation in the local language reduces the chances of confusion and cheating too.
How to enjoy nature during the lock down?
The world was running faster each day. Covid-19 pandemic has put a lock on the legs of the world. People are forced to remain inside the safety of their home. To avoid inviting the Corona virus into their lives. Take this time to look around, feel and live.
Nature is in its purest form since long. Closing down of factories and industries, stopping of public conveyance and reduction in the number of private vehicles on road has reduced pollution largely. It is also seen that wild animals, creatures, birds and fishes are returning to their dens. Look at the world around. It will give you some of the visions you may not have seen before. The visions that missed your eyes due to the busy schedule between office and home.
Stay Safe, Stay Healthy
Covid-19 pandemic is spreading rapidly. Developed nations including the US and UK are also unable to contain Corona virus. Millions of people around the world are affected by COVID-19 and lakhs have succumbed.
We are also expected to take all the necessary precautions to keep the pandemic away from us. And help the government in fighting it effectively. Doctors, nurses, health workers, police, social groups, NGOs and many others are on around the clock battle to save patients. The researchers have not succeeded in formulating a vaccine for COVID-19 yet. Recognizing these critical scenarios let’s have a look at the safety precautions each one of us must follow.
Face Mask – Wear face mask whenever you are in a public place.
Social Distancing – Keep a social distance of at least 01 meter from others.
Hand wash – Wash your hands often. It is compulsory to wash your hands when you return to home from outside. Follow the prescribed hand washing procedure and wash your hand for a minimum of 20 seconds.
Sneezing/ Coughing – Close your mouth and nose while sneezing and coughing.