How to (Virtually) Travel the World

Posted: 5/11/20 | May 11th, 2020 With the world on hold for the foreseeable, it’s going to be a long time before we get back on the road. Even as we begin to look to the summer, it’s likely that many destinations will keep their doors shut to international travelers until the fall. But that doesn’t mean we have to put our wanderlust on hold. With the world...

Faroe Islands’ virtual tours allow users to remotely control the guide

How do you make a Faroese jump? The answer – and it’s not a joke – can be found in a virtual offering by Visit Faroe Islands (VFI), a Tour authority struggling, like many others, to retain the interest of potential visitors who are locked down by the Covid-19 pandemic. Until at least April 25, VFI is offering twice-daily virtual tours of the autonomous Danish archipelago in the stormy...

Forget drones, let a remote control person guide you round the Faroe Islands

This is not a computer game but the islands’ latest Tour initiative – a camera-wearing local who responds to commands from people anywhere in the world to show them round their islesAt the press of a button on my mobile phone the camera swings left and a breathless voice explains that we are looking at Tíndholmur, a jagged sliver of rock in the sea channel off the Faroese...
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