What are the online activities during the COVID-19 pandemic
31 Mar 2021
What are the online activities during the COVID-19 pandemic
Our lives have changed beyond recognition by the COVID-19 pandemic, it's hard to think that what used to be everyday life is now being restricted, and we don't have any access to it. As a result, we have to resort to various alternatives that will satisfy our whims in the time of the pandemic. Fortunately, many applications have been created, that try to at least slightly restore a dose of everyday normality to our lives. In this article, we will describe most of the available possibilities of having a good time without leaving your home.
The internet is a great resource for gathering knowledge and having fun. It's extremely entertaining during the pandemic, where we often have to escape to online applications and solutions due to the lack of outside activities like concerts or sports. Several interesting applications and solutions were created and implemented to make our stay at home a little more enjoyable. You can take a trip around the biggest museums in the world, buy tickets for online concerts, or even take part in online parties by using certain apps!
Museum Tours - Art is such an essential part of our lives that we had to place it here. Various museums all around the world offer to see their exhibitions without even moving from your homeplace! These museums not only provide ancient artworks and artefacts for you to see but also entire sections based on the history of certain nations and people, we've listed some of them for you to take a look at.
British Museum, London - One of the well-known museums based in Great Britain's capital. The online tour offers a pretty looking and highly interactive way to experience the past. It is a great choice if you are particularly interested in Egypt's history and various ancient artefacts, take a tour now!
Guggenheim Museum, New York - Highly keen on art? We've got you covered! This museum has the famous Guggenheim's Spiral Staircase, and while you are "there" you can appreciate the work of many artists from Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Modern eras! Take a look now!
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam - We guess that you are already acknowledged with Van Gogh's story, but even if you are not, it's still a great idea to look at this artworks, over 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 750 personal letters are waiting for you to see! See it by yourself!
Pergamon Museum, Berlin - Did you know that this is one of the largest museums in Germany? Here, you'll be able to take a look at many, many ancient artefacts such as the Ishtar Gate of Babylon, and most importantly, the Pergamon Altar.
Online Music Concerts - We believe that you listen to music daily, and hence why we present you a list of websites, that will make it easier for you to know to see upcoming online concerts!
songkick.com - It's a great website that lists all of the future concerts, their starting hours and the artist!
youtube.com - As you probably know - YouTube has a Live-Streaming option for its creators. It's pretty easy to find a creator streaming their music, or giving a small concert to their fanbase.
jambase.com - Similar to songkick.com, but this website also provides a ticket's cost for concerts, which is a cool addition!
Other Fun Stuff - Besides online trips to famous places and participating in online concerts there are many other fun activities! And as always, you'll have them listed all below:
Stay Active - Are you missing the good old times where you could go outside and exercise? Fear not! There are endless resources for people who are willing to train during their stay at home!
Play games with your friends - While you can't spend time with your friends in real life, you can have a lot of fun by playing many interesting games that offer a multiplayer mode - Minecraft, Fortnite, Among us and many, many more!
Go to Disneyland! (kind of) - Have you ever been to Disneyland? If not, then it's a great time to go and visit it (kinda)! Google Street View offers 360-degree tours of various Amusement Parks like Disneyland or Disney World!
Explore national parks and other exotic places - Travelling is limited nowadays, and Google Street View lets you see many exotic places!
Become the makeup master - If you are interested in makeup, your stay at home may be a perfect opportunity to learn numerous makeup tricks and techniques!
Explore Mars - Have you heard about the successful NASA's Preservance mission? NASA now offers an awesome tour on the Mars surface, check it out!
Communicators have been here for a very long time, and they are rising in their popularity during the pandemic, where we often can't have direct contact with our friends and loved ones. Some of them existed before, and some of them are just being released to make communication during the pandemic a lot more convenient. There are sure plenty but do not fret, we've got you covered. Here on Hardreset.info, we've created tutorials and descriptions for various communicators, and we'll try to describe them shortly down below.
Zoom - It offers a free plan, which provides you with a video chatting service allowing for up to 100 participants! The Zoom app is a good option for big teams,
Skype - Released in 2003, now owned by Microsoft. It was one of the first applications that allowed video and voice calls between many different devices,
WhatsApp - Another communicator owned by Facebook. WhatsApp allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make video and voice calls, share images, documents and a lot of other stuff,
Telegram - A freeware and cross-platform applications that allows its user to send messages, make video calls and interact with each other,
Messenger - Facebook's messenger is an exceedingly popular communicator, which is used by millions of people around the world,
Houseparty - This application was created especially for gathering people online, it offers you to spend time with your friends on camera calls, play games with them, and even meet absolute strangers!
Signal - If you are afraid of your data being sent to different corporations, Signal is the right choice for you. It encrypts your messages and photos, and your data won't ever be sent anywhere without your permission!
In these trying times, we have to look for alternatives to our favourite daily activities. Internet is full of exciting things, and moments like these make us appreciate the work other people put into applications like Houseparty, online tours and other virtual experiences.
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