April is here. The clocks have gone forwards and British summer time has now started which means more bank holidays, more school holidays and more time to keep entertained!
Sometimes being out all the time can be draining or maybe, as it starts to get hot, the outside weather just isn’t for you. Plus, with the cost of living rising, it isn’t realistic to have big trips and days out planned for every weekend in summer.
That’s why we’ve decided to pull together a list of a few virtual ways you can entertain yourself this April. With the easter holidays fast approaching it can be hectic trying to think of how to keep yourself and the kids entertained. Well, with a GigaFast Home connection and this handy list, this summer doesn’t need to be expensive or boring.
New Netflix shows
There are plenty of new shows on Netflix this April. Ozark – a thrilling crime drama – is returning for a final part this April, and with 4 seasons already available to watch it’s definitely one to binge.
And for the true-crime junkies there are multiple new true-crime documentaries coming to Netflix this month with focuses ranging from John Wayne Gacy to Marilyn Monroe.
Plus, if your kids are big Netflix fans too, there are plenty of new releases for kids of all ages too – from a new Beyblade release to a new season of CoComelon.
If you or the kids have some free time this April why not spend it learning something new? MOOC stands for massive open online courses, and they are a great way to learn new skills no matter your age.
You can find MOOCs in subjects from computer science to humanities to engineering. There really is something for everyone.
On the topic of learning, virtual museum tours are a great option to soak in everything it is you can learn from a museum without the overwhelming stress of planning a whole day trip.
Google Arts and Culture offers virtual exhibits with pictures and videos from over 2000 museums around the world. It is available on web, IOS and android – making art and culture way more accessible.
The page also features interactive games which allow you to immerse yourself in different cultures whilst also learning and having fun.
AirBnB online experiences
More commonly known for its wide range of places to stay all over the world, AirBnB also boasts a new way to discover the world from your own home.
AirBnB experiences are live videos sessions allowing you to affordably experience things that otherwise you may not have had access to. It is a great way to soak up cultures from all around the world without having to worry about paying for a plane ticket.
Experiences available range massively! You can take cocktail masterclasses, meditate with a Japanese Buddhist, go on a wildlife safari in South Africa, dive under the sea with a shark expert and even do a haunted mansion escape room.
Experiences range in prices from around £12 per person to £70 per person, there is something for every price range and every interest, go take a look.