Travel From Your Couch vs. Long-term Workcations (#67)

In this week’s news roundup, #nerdbirds Kai and Jeremy dive into virtual tourism. From Christmas markets to the arts to destination-specific experiences, there’s a virtual tourist attraction for everyone! Afterwards, they’ll take a look at how travelers are taking longer trips than ever before, and how accommodations are trying to support long-term workcations.

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20 Virtual Travel Experiences To Try (Forbes)

Tour Nevada historic sites, explore hiking trails and see museum exhibits — all from your screen (ThisIsReno)

You Can Experience Some of Europe’s Best Christmas Markets From Home Thanks to These Virtual Tours (Travel+Leisure)

Forget Long Weekends: During the Pandemic It’s All About Short Weeks (The New York Times)

Maldives resort offers $30K ‘all-you-can-stay’ package (CNN)

Apply Now for a Free 90-Day Helsinki Relocation Package! (Helsinki Business Hub)

Arkansas Will Give You $10,000 and a Mountain Bike to Move There (Travel+Leisure)