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Virtual Globetrotting

Experiencing the wonders of the world without leaving home

Implications - Virtual tourism has allowed travelers to see the world without leaving home or spending a dime. Those with time restraints, tight budgets or fear of travel can immerse themselves in digital simulations of real and imagined destinations, whetting their appetites for the real thing.
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Date Range:
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Featured Examples

Interactive Wonderlands
Interactive Wonderlands
Virtual Walkthrough of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland
Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland is sure to be an eccentric fantasy flick and visually splendid revival of the classic novel by Lewis Carroll. It stars 19-year-old Mia Wasikowska as Alice and none other… MORE
Unexpected Virtual Sightseeing
Unexpected Virtual Sightseeing
Bizarre Scenarios Captured by Google Maps Street View
A lot of people say that Google Earth and the Street View function of Google Maps invade their privacy, and this set of photographs totally proves their point. However, they are brilliantly funny and massively… MORE
Credit Crunch Tourism
Credit Crunch Tourism
Aerial Virtual Tour of NYC Lets You Check Out Manhattan for Free
Credit crunch cramping your travel plans? This aerial virtual tour of New York City lets you glide over the Big Apple as if you were a hovering bird. The photography by Oleg Gaponyuk and Andrei Zubets… MORE
play_circle_filled Time-Traveling Tourism
Time-Traveling Tourism
iTacitus' Augmented Reality Turns Phones Into Time Machines
The iTacitus project is one being carried out in the European Union that essentially uses augmented reality to create mobile phone time machines that show a given location as it appeared centuries ago.… MORE
Virtual Scavenger Hunts
Virtual Scavenger Hunts
Coke Ireland Launches Online Virtual City With Bebo.com
Residents of Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast have the opportunity to go online on bebo.com and search their virtual cities for prizes. Hunters can wander around their virtual city and interact with… MORE
play_circle_filled Crowdsourced City Collages
Crowdsourced City Collages
Collective Flickr Photos Render 3D City View
If you ever wanted to see a city through the eyes of its citizens, Flickr photos have now been used to render a 3D view of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The implications of this rendering are far-reaching. Virtual… MORE
Keyword-Based Virtual Tourism
Keyword-Based Virtual Tourism
Pastiche Lets You Explain NYC's Neighborhoods by Tag
When most of us think of virtual tourism, we envision a Google Earth-esque satellite overview of a city; Pastiche heads in the other direction entirely with its text-based interface. Rather than navigating… MORE
Virtual Castle Tours
Virtual Castle Tours
Hearst Castle Implements Budget-Friendly Option for Travelers
If you haven’t been to Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA, the museum has just launched a newly-designed website tour with interactive 360-degree views inside and outside the grounds of this historic landmark.… MORE
play_circle_filled Virtual Reality Caves
Virtual Reality Caves
EON Reality’s Immersive iCube 3D Room Lets You Share Your Vision
EON Reality’s immersive iCube 3D room offers a whole new kind of virtual reality experience; it's like physically being inside a computer game. Unlike other 3D Immersion software that require virtual… MORE
play_circle_filled Virtual Festivals
Virtual Festivals
Gaymers Gather for 'Proudmoore Pride 2009' on World of Warcraft
The Proudmoore Pride 2009 World of Warcraft parade that you see in the gallery and video above is the virtual answer to the annual gay pride festivals that take place in cities around the world. What's… MORE
play_circle_filled Interactive Tech Tourism
Interactive Tech Tourism
NYC and Google Create NYCGo.com and Tourist Info Center
The city of New York and Google have paired up to bring to the big apple a new high tech tourist center which will contain many interactive Google maps. Visitors can browse the big city on Google Maps-powered… MORE
Sound-Based Virtual Travel
Sound-Based Virtual Travel
SoundTransit Lets You Hear Ambient Noise From All Over the World
SoundTransit brings you the opportunity to explore your planet without leaving your sofa using an innovative method of virtual travel: An online database of every type of environmental sounds recorded… MORE

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