Virtual Tour – Ottawa

The Canadian capital is home to about 1 million people, numerous colleges and universities, research and cultural institutions, and many national museums. It is also the heart of Canadian politics, where our iconic Parliament Hill nestles up to the Ottawa River.

Join Ottawalks as they journey through Canada’s capital city at night. See Parliament lit up, the bustling night life at Byward Market, and many other popular sites by the glow of the city lights.

Video via Ottawalks

As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Vatican City

Today is Good Friday, so what better place to tour today than Vatican City? Most people either aren’t aware or tend to forget the fact that the Vatican is its own country, and not part of Italy. Vatican City covers just 121 acres and has a population of 825 people, making it the smallest country in both size and population. But it is also one of the richest and most powerful countries on earth, a place with a rich history and that has some of the biggest collections of art in the history of mankind. Journey through the Vatican’s main attractions including the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica (including the rooftop of the basilica), the Vatican museums, and enjoy the history and the most famous pieces of art of this unique country.

Video via Travelzilla. Iam

As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Rome

They say that in ancient times, all roads lead to Rome. As one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, the saying still holds true. Follow along as this tour takes you through a city that has been around for 2800 years. Follow the path beside the Tiber River or along the Ancient Roads and enjoy glimpses of some of the most famous sites in the world, like the Palazzo di Guistizia, Castel Sant-Angelo, and the Coliseum.

This video from Treadmill TV is designed specifically for viewers to watch while walking on their treadmills at home. If you have a treadmill, hop on and watch this beautiful tour of Rome. No treadmill? No problem! You can still enjoy this beautiful, ancient city from your couch or computer chair!

Video via Treadmill TV

As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – The Best of Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day is only 5 days away, so where else would we go for today’s virtual tour than the Emerald Isle? Join Tyler of TylerTravelsTV as he highlights some of the best places to visit in Ireland. You’ll see some of the “do-not-miss” attractions and sights in the southern half of Ireland. Treat yourself to an Irish Pale Ale while you drink in the sites and culture of this beautiful country.

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As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Tour Inside The Great Pyramid

One of the best-known historical sites in the world, the Great Pyramid at the Giza Plateau in Egypt is the only one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World to survive to modern day. The largest of 3 pyramids, the Great Pyramid was built as a tomb for the Pharaoh Khufu over 20 years, ending around 2560 BC. Reaching 481ft, it was the tallest manmade structure in the world for nearly 4,000 years. Follow the Ancient Presence team inside!

Video via Ancient Presence

As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – SEA Aquarium in Singapore

Aquariums seem to be very popular for our virtual tours, so here’s another! Today’s virtual tour is at the SEA (Southeast Asia) Aquarium in Singapore is the world’s second largest aquarium and boasts tens of thousands of fish, including a shark tank with 100 sharks! They even have Elephant Fish, a deep-water fish that isn’t usually included in aquariums. Enjoy today’s tour of the SEA Aquarium.

Video via CoralFish12g

As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Niagara Falls

One of Canada’s – if not the world’s – best known tourist attractions, Niagara Falls is a staple vacation spot for those of us in Southwestern Ontario. One of the Natural Wonders of the World, it is also one of the busiest, with more than 30 million visitors each year. This walking tour takes you down the famous Clifton Hill and along the Niagara River to the Horseshoe Falls.

Video via Johnny Strides

We hope you enjoyed this walking tour of the beautiful Niagara Falls. As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Paris

This week we are visiting the City of Lights, the City of Love, Paris. One of the most recognized cities in the world, Paris is home to some of the world’s most famous museums, churches and other structures (like the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe). Paris’s historical district, which runs along the Seine River, is another UNESCO World Heritage site. Paris entertains more than 38 million visitors each year. And now, you get to experience it from the comfort of your own home!

Video via SmarterTravel

As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Grand Canyon

Today’s virtual tour takes you to one of the most spectacular natural wonders of our world, the Grand Canyon. With 227 miles of canyon and over 5 million visitors every year, the Grand Canyon is a trip that is on many people’s bucket lists. Visitors can experience the canyon from multiple viewing points, by hiking and climbing trails, rafting along the Colorado River, taking a mule ride down the side of the canyon, or soaring over it in a helicopter. This trip follows a few hikers as they traverse from the Grand Canyon’s North Rim to the South Rim, a 24 mile hike that was completed in a day.

Video via Through My Lens

We hope you enjoyed today’s virtual tour. As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Dubai

One of the newest and most luxurious cities in the world, Dubai sits on the edge of the Persian Gulf on one side and the Arabian Desert on the other. The city has undergone massive growth in the last 30 years and boasts some of the world’s most recognizable reclaimed land developments including Palm Island and the World Islands. Dubai is also home to some of the most famous architecture in the world, including the Burj Al Arab and the Burj Khalifa, as well as the world’s largest shopping mall coming in at the size of over 12 million square feet. Have fun exploring!

Video via Ultimate Bucket List

As always, if there is a specific city or site that you want to have a virtual tour of, just let us know and we will do what we can to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Virginia Aquarium

Aquariums are beautiful, peaceful places to visit – be it in person or virtually. That’s why they show up so often in our Virtual Tours!

This week, we are at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. The exhibits at the museum are contained in over 800,000 US gallons (3,028,000L) of fresh and saltwater displays. Travel on an aquatic journey from the shore to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean and experience coastal habitats from around the world. Thousands of animals representing over 300 species, displayed in entertaining and educational exhibits, are ready to enchant, entertain and inspire you!

Video via Virginia Aquarium

As always, if there are places that you would like to take a virtual tour of, just message us and we will try to make it happen!

Virtual Tour – Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the best known historical sites in the Western Hemisphere. Originally built in the 15th century and abandoned during the Spanish conquest of South America, Machu Picchu is a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Built on top of a mountain saddle, the terraces provide stunning views of the mountains and the valley below while the ruins give visitors an idea of the daily life of one of the largest civilizations in the New World.

Video via Brien Foerster

Virtual Tour – Christmas Lights Tour of London, England

Virtual Tours are back! We first brought you virtual tours in the spring during the initial lockdown as a way to allow you to see places that you couldn’t visit. There are so many beautiful places around the world that so many of us will never be able to see in person for many different reasons. But that shouldn’t stop us from still being able to enjoy them! So we will be bringing you virtual tours from locations around the world. Look for these posts every Friday!

This week, we are going to take a walking tour around London, England to check out some of the best Christmas light displays across the city for Christmas and New Year 2021 . We know that Christmas was a week ago, but this Christmas Lights Tour from merry old England is too beautiful to wait until next Christmas to share.

The tour starts in Covent Garden with its beautiful large ornaments, Christmas trees, and mistletoe. Then we get to see view Leicester Square and Oxford Circus all lit up for the season. Continue on to the famous Regent Street and The Spirit of Christmas’ Angels Walk. See the world-famous window displays at Hamley’s Toy Shop, followed by a walk to see Selfridges amazing Christmas tree displays before ending in Chinatown. Enjoy!

Video by Walk With Me Tim

If there are other places that you want a virtual tour of, let us know and we will try to make it happen!