Over 14 billion years ago, the earth was formed, and numerous species began to evolve. Then came the Neanderthals, who built the wheel and created the biggest revolution in the history of mankind. Since then, a lot has changed, and every discovery and invention has contributed to life as we know it today. However, it is not just the inventions and discoveries that changed the world. The rulers, the wars, the civilizations had a major impact too. It is the invasions, colonization, and industrialization that make English the most spoken language globally, with over 1,132 million people (both native and non-native speakers) fluent in this language.
So, it is no wonder that our teachers were so particular about reading and memorizing history while in school. But is there a way to relieve these years and not just read about them? Well, it’s not just you who yearns to time travel and relive history. There are thousands of people out there who wish for the same, too, And that’s what has opened up numerous avenues to it. Here are three fun ways to relieve a piece of history without boarding a time machine!
A History Tour
There are numerous tour planners who would take you on a historical tour of various places worldwide. All you need to do is pick the place you want to travel to and find your tour provider. However, make sure you read about their offerings, reviews, and credibility. Else, this trip would become history in your memory and leave a bad taste.
If you are in the United Kingdom or want to explore the lengths and breaths of the region that once ruled over the entire world, you should sign up with the Jacobite Trail and they would take you on a ride, stay, and help you explore the history of Scotland like never before. Sipping your favorite Scotch whiskey, you should travel through the infamous Massacre of Glencoe, the battle of Killiecrankie, and the Dunkeld battle because they play a strong role in shaping the society we know it today. And that’s something on history book can ever teach you about!
If you are someone who isn’t very keen on stepping outside your house, exploring the world isn’t your forte. Well, not at least until the recent technological advances. The advent of virtual reality has made it possible for people to explore the whole world while sitting on their couch. All you need is a virtual reality headset and a link to the websites that offer world tours through VR. You could travel back in time and witness the various historic events as they unfurl.
360° and 3D Tours
360° and 3D Tours are the next best alternatives to virtual reality tours and real-life traveling. And you could do these without investing in those expensive VR headsets. There are numerous museums and travel operators who give you 360° and 3D Tours of historic places worldwide.
The narration that comes along provides you with an understanding of that place’s history and significance. The amount of detailing that goes into creating these virtual tours will make you forget that you are experiencing them from the comfort of your home.
However, there is no denying that packing your bags and exploring the world is the best way to relive history and create memories. So, are you planning on signing up for any of these tours? Do let us know in the comments section!