Introducing #HomeButNotAlone, a series of online activities curated for you to experience the world together safely from home!
Social distancing shouldn’t mean social isolation. COVID-19 has brought about uncertainties and growing restrictions, but these shouldn’t be reasons for us to disconnect!
🌍 Explore the World From Home
Discover Mexico as you learn a thing or two about the Mexican culture. Be sure to groove to our Mexican playlist as you whip up those Chicken Quesadillas with your family!
Next Stop: Mexico 🇲🇽
8 May (Fri) | Fun Facts
🌴Mexico is very diverse
With cloud forests, coastal lagoons, coral reefs across seven different climatic zones, Mexico is home to both desert and tropical wildlife.
💬 Has the most Spanish speakers in the world
Yes, even more than in Spain!
🌊 Mexico City is sinking
Located on a lake, the city sinks at a rate of 6 – 8 inches yearly as residents draw water from beneath.
😵Day of the Dead
This three-day celebration mourns and remembers the dead, but more importantly, celebrates and honours them.
🎨The Mexican Art Tax
In Mexico, artists can use their artwork to pay their taxes.
😋World Heritage Cuisine
Mexican food is one of the three cuisines on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, it’s worldly recognised as delicious!
9 May (Sat) | Taste Culture🌮
Learn how to spice up your weekend with a quick and easy recipe for Chicken Quesadilla. Presented by Maurice Espinoza from Papi’s Tacos. Buen provecho!
Full recipe here:
10 May (Sun) | Tunes for the Week 🎵
Our first encounter with Mexico, remembered through some vibrant tunes. Listen here:
Previous Stop: South Korea 🇰🇷
Here’s a quick recap:
✅ And ended off with tunes that left us dreaming of Seoul and warm coffee
Vibe with these energising café tunes.
Previous Stop: Japan 🇯🇵
Here’s a quick recap:
✅ We went on a virtual tour to some great heights
You’re looking over Tokyo from 332.9m above ground with nothing but your pyjamas.
Some of our favourite virtual tours are :
⛩ Explore the Tokyo National Museum
🗻 Take a trek up Mt Fuji
🗼 Enjoy the views from Tokyo Tower
✅ Soak In The Ambience
Play it in the background for a virtual ambient experience that transports you to Japan in real time.
Some of our favourite live streams are:
- Tokyo Bridge Tower
- Shibuya Scramble Crossing
- Streets of Ginza
- View from Tokyo Tower
- Surf beach at Ichinomiya
✅ And ended off with tunes that transported us to Japan
Plug in, and let the music do its magic.
💬 Share Your Quarantine Stories
We can’t imagine how hard it must be having to be isolated from your loved ones. If you’re:
- Serving a Quarantine Order (QO) or Stay-home Notice (SHN)
- Tested positive for COVID-19
- A friend or family of either two categories above
Share your story with us!
📣 Shout out to local businesses – we want to support you. If you’d like to contribute to #HomeButNotAlone, slide us an Instagram DM using your business account. Let’s make some magic in these trying times.
Enjoy a travel experience with no fees worldwide!