Five 'outings' you can take from the comfort of your home

Experiencing life from your living room during the coronavirus pandemic doesn't have to be boring. Here are some activities you may not have realised you could still do from home.

1. Take a virtual tour of an art gallery or museum
Galleries and museums around the world are showcasing their exhibitions online. Famous galleries that you can visit include the Guggenheim Museum, the Vatican, and the National Gallery in London.

2. Visit the Zoo through video cam
Taronga Zoo has established a 24/7 live-streaming feature called Taronga TV. Viewers can watch their favourite animals and hear zoo keeper talks, while the zoo is temporarily closed.

3. Watch a show at the Sydney Opera House
The iconic Sydney Opera House has released a new digital season featuring weekly full length performances and recordings that you can enjoy from your living room.

4. Watch a movie or TV show with friends via Netflix Party
Netflix Party allows you to group chat with friends while watching your favourite show. 

5. Take a social art class
Popular ‘sip and paint’ studios like Cork & Canvas, Pinot & Picasso and Cork & Chroma are turning their fun painting classes into online sessions. You can also purchase their art kits online.

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