Indoor Entertainment for the Outdoor Traveller

Staying in traditional mountain huts or refuges are a highlight for many when walking in the Mont Blanc region
Staying in traditional mountain huts or refuges are a highlight for many when walking in the Mont Blanc region

Indoor Entertainment for the Outdoor Traveller

Can't walk or cycle outside? Keep your spirits up with these inside activities.

For a walking or cyclist enthusiast, there are few things worse than being confined indoors (albeit a necessary measure in these unprecedented times). Keep yourself occupied, and your spirits up, with these indoor activities. We will also be posting daily on our Facebook page.

Intriguing Active Travel Quizzes

Test your knowledge of getting active in Europe with these quick and fun quizzes. There are easy questions and some that will have you baffled. 
Local sign post along the Camino Trail |  <i>Scott Kirchner</i>

Europe's Best Virtual Museums to Explore

The next best thing to exploring a museum in the real world is to viewing it virtually! These top European museums allow anybody to access their precious contents for free online. Click here to view them.
Afternoon on the Acropolis in Athens |  <i>Jaclyn Lofts</i>

Heartwarming Reactions to the Coronavirus

Watch the moving acts of resilience from the people of Europe. From the Spanish clapping the medical profession to the Italian's having impromptu musical performances, their symbolic activities are sure to raise your spirits. Click here to view them.
Gondolas in Venice, Italy |  <i>Sue Badyari</i>

International Travel Quizzes

Time for some mental stimulation.

"According to legend, what will happen if you throw a coin into Rome's Trevi Fountain?"
"What does the phrase 'al dente' literally mean in English?"
"In which city do people use an Oyster card to get around?"
Find the answers and more fun quizzes by clicking here.
Cycling in the Soca Valley |  <i>Tomo Jesenicnik</i>

Now is the Time to Learn  a Language

Want to become completely immersed in your next overseas journey? Now is the time to learn a language, and these free online services will make it happen. Take a look at these courses now.
Getting to know the locals in Russia |  <i>Phillip Williams</i>

Watch our Inspiring Camino Videos

Discover how incredible a Camino pilgrimage by watching our collection of Camino videos. We have short films on the Camino Frances along the Camino de Santiago, the French Way of St James, and the Via Francigena in Italy. Click here to view them all.
The Via Francigena passes by pretty farmhouses as it winds its way through Tuscany |  <i>Tim Charody</i>

Watch the Camino de Santiago on Slow Television

If you want to be the ultimate armchair traveller, watching the entire Camino Frances may be the way to do it. A pilgrim has filmed every single step of his Camino journey and you can now watch along too. Best to put it on in the background we think. Click here to watch now.
Pilgrims making their way to Roncesvalles |  <i>Gesine Cheung</i>

Our Book and Film Recommendations

It's the best time for catching up on movies and books. We're reviewing our favourite walking and cycling stories (we'd love to hear from you if you have anything to add - email us!). Look for inspiration in our Book Club section.
Relaxing with a book aboard boat Linda, Croatia

Read UTracks Traveller Stories

Want to hear other travellers' tales from on the road? There's a hearty selection of stories from walkers and cyclists on our blog, specifically under the community section. Enjoy reading reviews of Scotland's West Highland Way, find out what the cuisine is like in Romania, or hear how a mum gained the motivation to walk the Camino de Santiago. Read UTracks Traveller Stories here. If you have your own story from a walking or cycling trip to share, please get in touch!

Walking along a Glacier on the Tour Du Mont Blanc |  <i>Ryan Graham</i>

Keep Safe and Healthy

The team at UTracks hope you are keeping yourself safe and healthy. Please refer to the World Health Organisation for basic protective measures to follow. The UTracks Travel Advisory page has more links and travel information.
What are you doing to keep yourself entertained? Please share with everyone in the comment section below.
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