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Travel Without Leaving Your Home

5 fun ways to travel from the comforts of your own home

With the latest announcement of the Movement Control Order (MCO) extension, everyone’s travel plans would once again have to be on hold or even cancelled. What if we told you that you can still travel even from the comforts of your own home?

Here are some ways you can experience the adventure and fun of travelling without stepping out of your home sweet home.

1. Look up for local places to visit once MCO is lifted

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Due to the travel restrictions and border control, now is the best time to start exploring local places. You might even be pleasantly surprised at what you can experience and find right here in your home country.

Visit Tourism Selangor’s official website to check out unique places for each district in Selangor.

2. Family time

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For those of you who were always busy with work and rarely had time for your family, perhaps now is the opportunity to pay more attention to your loved ones.

We suggest having a family picnic in your front or backyard. From preparing sandwiches to playing board games together, a picnic is a wonderful way to bond with your loved ones. If your family is a fan of sweet treats, tea time with cookies is perfect too!

3. Virtual tours

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Oh, the wonders of the Internet. Virtual tours are one of the best things that came out of the Covid-19 pandemic. Did we tell you that most of them are free?

For art and history lovers, London’s British Museum has a tour where you can see all types of ancient artifacts and even Egyptian mummies! Besides that, Selangor’s very own Shah Alam Gallery also has a virtual tour prepared to showcase the work of local artists.

4. Try different types of food from all around the world

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Trying new food is one of the best parts of travelling. MCO should not stop you from expanding your taste buds and harnessing your cooking skills!

For cooking lovers, why not try out new recipes of traditional food from your favourite countries? Head over to YouTube where you can get all kinds of recipes for free! We suggest TastyRecipes are Simple and Cook with Solee for their easy and yummy recipes.

And for those who are not open to experimenting in the kitchen, you can always order food online through various food delivery apps, such as FoodPanda and Grab Food. Depending on your area, they have everything from Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese to Western and even, Mexican food.

5. Turn your own home into a getaway

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With fresh towels, white linens and a scented candle, your own home can be turned into a luxurious hotel just with a little effort. Check our Instagram page to get inspired on how you can decorate your home to look and feel more lavish but also cozy at the same time.

We hope that these suggestions can inspire you to make the best out of MCO and lessen your frustrations with your unfortunate travel plans. Let’s all do our part to stay home and flatten the Covid-19 curve.

What are your fun ways you experience travelling while in lockdown? Share your ideas with us at info@xaviermah.my!

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