Fun activities to do at home

For a number of different reasons, like the recent outbreak of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus, you might find yourself in an unlikely situation where you have to stay at home for a while. It  may seem like, precisely because we’re idle, that we’re missing out on fun leisure activities. From Hotel Green Suites, we’re offering up a few fun and interesting cultural activities that you’ll be able to do from the comfort of your own home when, for any reason, you are unable to travel or go out. So, what are you waiting for?

Online Activities

From Spotify playlists, to YouTube tutorials or even podcasts. There are plenty of online tools to learn new things and take advantage of the time spent at home. One Spanish program in particular, from La Casa Encendida, is offering the chance to sign up to a newsletter in English or Spanish, with new and interesting things to do like screenings or exhibits. Sign Up Here and make sure to keep both your brain and your body active while at home. 

Try a Free Trial Period of your favorite media provider

Online media service providers such as Netflix, HBO, Movistar+ Lite and Disney+ are offering free trials of there services to anyone who has not used their services before with low costs if you wish to pay for a one month subscription. Whatever area you’re in, check online to find out what you have available and enjoy new movies and series for free or for a one month subscription. 

Do something off social media

If you’re staying at home, make sure to give yourself a break from scrolling through social media for hours on end. Do something fun like download a free application to learn a new language, complete a puzzle or even try out a new recipe in the kitchen that you’ve never made before. These activities can be done with family or by yourself when you need to take a breath.

Museums? Visit one virtually from home!

Museums like Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía offer immersive virtual visits with audiovisual content accompanied by an explanation of the paintings on their websites. The Thyssen Museum has an educational section, offering a series of online courses to go more in-depth and learn about light and color of paintings and landscapes as well as its myths and realities, among other things. Try it out and delve into the content! You won’t regret it.

If you have unfinished books, no more excuses

If you’ve ever lacked time or motivation, reading is usually left by the wayside. it may take months before we get back to reading that book on the nightstand. Now, precisely by passing more time at home, we have the perfect opportunity to start that healthy habit again and cozy up to a good book. What do you say? Grab a book and let yourself get swept up in its pages. After all, it is said that reading gives you someplace to go when you have to stay where you are. 

So, if you feel like the days are passing by and you need more ideas to get inspired and not get bored, not to worry! There are plenty of Instagram accounts like this one @stayathomepls with #StayAtHome, or the Spanish version, @yoencasita with #yomequedoencasa to keep you entertained with more than enough ideas. We bet you didn’t know you could do so much at home! Make sure to check it out and discover all of the new ideas!

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