Around the world, hotels are taking to digital media to share insights and experiences with their home-bound clientele — everything from cooking and yoga classes to live feeds at exotic locales and live talks with notable experts.
We’ve collected some of our favorites so you can #travelinplace.
Tuscan Cooking Classes
In a series of videos on Instagram T.V., Il Salviatino’s executive chef, Silvia Grossi, takes to the screen to walk you through traditional Tuscan cooking with recipes like gnocchi with sundried tomatoes and burrata, or homemade multigrain pici pasta.
Live Chats with Artists and Writers
Zoom or Facebook Live
Over the next months, the Betsy will run a series of live discussions with contemporary writers and other creatives — check out their full schedule at the link below.
Live from Big Sky Country
Check their Instagram page for this ongoing series: do yoga on the ranch, visit baby horses, and forage in the wilderness — all with the resort’s own experts on wildlife, wellness, cooking.
Classic Cocktail Classes
Head over to the hotel bar’s Instagram page and you’ll find a series of video tutorials underway, a complete how-to for classics like the Negroni or amaretto sour.
Healthy Food Recipes
The hotel’s giving you a taste of what you might get at the Shambhala Estate, with recipes for their ginger honey tea, pumpkin and quinoa pudding, and even the regional classic ema datshi.
Live Feed from Lake Como
A simple, lovely live stream from their gorgeous setting on Lake Como.
Live Concerts and Classes
Belmond Invites: a series of live-streamed events, including yoga classes, concerts, and cooking shows. If you miss any, find them archived on their Instagram page.
Expert Meditation Tips
At a time when we “need to find solace in our homes,” meditation tips from Aman experts and spiritual practitioners at their properties around the world.
Virtual Experiences for Kids & Adults
Check their Instagram page for #GoneHomeWithGurneys, virtual experiences that include meditation tutorials, Spotify playlists, and weekly digital lessons (Wednesdays) for kids from the Cornell Marine Program.
Author Discussions and Health Exercises
Live streaming on Instagram and Facebook
Daily live programming from Nihi Sumba: everything from yoga classes to breathing techniques to expert interviews with designers, explorers, and surfers, all in the name of connecting “to what is real and important.”
Daily Live Yoga and Meditation
Live kundalini yoga and meditation, every morning at 9 a.m. EST.
Sounds of the Beach
Free Music Download
A simple but welcome offering: sounds of their St. Barts beach for “whenever real life presents the need for tranquility.”
Italian Cooking and Cocktail Classes
Cooking and Cocktail Tutorials
Live Yoga and Live Music
Head over to their Facebook page for streams featuring yoga sessions and live music, and check out the full compliment of “music journeys” they’re famous for over on their website.
Moroccan Cooking Classes
Follow along as the team from the Fez Cooking School takes you step by step through the creation of their favorite Moroccan recipes — you’ll get an ingredient list before class starts. And yes, there are courses for beginners.