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One Earth | Many Worlds. Get some culture from the couch and travel without traveling: Virtual trips around the globe.

One Earth | Many Worlds. Get some culture from the couch and travel without traveling: Participate virtually in journeys all around the globe.

Earth is a fascinating planet with an incredible diversity of landscapes, ecosystems, and cultures. Below are some examples of the various worlds you can find on Earth. Remember, these are just a few examples of the diverse worlds you can discover on Earth. Each region has its own unique characteristics and attractions, making our planet a truly remarkable place to explore.

  • Rainforests: Explore the lush, tropical rainforests of the Amazon in South America or the Congo Basin in Africa. These regions offer a plethora of biodiversity and are home to numerous unique plant and animal species.
  • Deserts: Journey through the vast deserts of the Sahara in Africa, the Arabian Desert in the Middle East, or the Atacama Desert in South America. These arid landscapes showcase a mesmerizing blend of sand dunes, rocky terrains, and extreme temperatures.
  • Mountains: Scale the majestic peaks of the Himalayas in Asia, hike the rugged terrain of the Andes in South America, or explore the breathtaking Alps in Europe. Mountainous regions exhibit stunning natural beauty and provide opportunities for outdoor adventures.
  • Islands: Visit the stunning islands of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific, or the Greek Islands in the Mediterranean. Each island boasts a unique charm, from pristine beaches and vibrant marine life to rich cultural heritage.
  • Cities: Immerse yourself in the bustling metropolises like New York City, Tokyo, Paris, or Dubai. These urban landscapes offer a glimpse into diverse cultures, impressive architecture, vibrant nightlife, and a hub of economic and social activities.
  • Polar Regions: Experience the icy worlds of the Arctic and Antarctica. These remote regions showcase breathtaking icebergs, vast icy plains, and unique wildlife such as polar bears, penguins, and seals.

My World

Google Earth

In Google Earth, you can click around, zoom and explore various maps of the world, including historic topographic maps and even images from space. If you enjoy cartography, geography, or just like to get a better sense for how vast the world truly is: Launch Earth


360cities.net is a website that lets you explore various galleries such as 360° Videos, 360° Gigapixel Images, Curated Sets and Stereoscopic Panoramas. You can search for your favorite sites or just zoom in on the provided interactive world map.

Webcam Taxi

WebcamTaxi is yet another network of global webcams that you can search by country, city, and browse by location on a map. Big brother is always reliably there for you.

Skyline Webcams

SkylineWebcams have cameras pointed at some of the most famous attractions and city views around the world. You can search by country and city location or browse top viewed beaches and cityscapes.

World Heritage

UNESCO is a United Nations agency dedicated to preserving and promoting the world’s most unique cultural heritage. The UNESCO website has a list of 981 sites that are considered to have “outstanding universal value”. Many of these cultural sites have online virtual tours that enable you to see panoramic photos up close while reading all about these fascinating places to appreciate more about why they are so important.

Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is an online platform of high-resolution images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from cultural organizations throughout the world. It utilizes high-resolution image technology that enables the viewer to tour collections and galleries and explore the artworks’ physical and contextual information. The platform includes advanced search capabilities and educational tools. The app includes a feature that pairs your selfie with an art doppelgänger.


The global network EarthCam was built as a way to transport people to interesting and unique locations around the world that may be difficult or impossible to experience in person. Providing a virtual window to the world, viewers can freely explore the globe from unparalleled vantage points, such as the torch balcony of the Statue of Liberty, which has been closed to the public since 1916.

Windy Webcams

Windy is a Czech company providing interactive weather forecasting services worldwide. Initially, the portal focused on wind animation but currently, there are other basic meteorological parameters such as temperature, pressure, relative humidity, cloud base and additional panels with more advanced data. The wind animation is based on the open sources project “Earth”.

Public Transports

One Earth | Many Worlds. Ready to get up from the couch and take off? To all the locations, I have been and events, I have attended, you may travel there by any means or by choice of public transport services. Fill in the form below and hit the button to search for connections.

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