Travel from Home: City Walking Tours
What if we told you that you can roam the streets of the most vibrant cities, all without leaving your house? Well, you’re in luck! There are various YouTube channels that make that very thing possible. These channels feature high quality videos of various cities from the viewpoint of someone exploring by foot. Below are a few popular “walking tour” YouTube channels that will help you discover new cultures, people, and sights.
Rambalac is a Japan-based channel that shares walking tours of both cities and rural scenes around Japan. Some videos feature heavy rainfall and soothing nature sounds, perfect for ASMR fans. Also be sure to check out Rambalac Live live streams to get even more of that “being there” feeling.
Rambalac videos to watch:
Wanna Walk uploads 4K walking videos from around the world every week. As a solo traveler, this creator loves to share their explorations and experiences with the purpose to “show the world as it is.” Spectacularly, all of the videos are shot in one long ultra HD 4K take, which fully immerses the viewer. You can also follow their Instagram to see some stunning photography.
From the peaceful seaside to a crowded metropolis, Tokyo Explorer offers a glimpse into life in Tokyo and other areas of Japan. The channel is operated by a Tokyo-based photographer and journalist. Be sure to check out their soulful photos on Instagram.
4K Urban Life is a channel that creates breathtaking 4K videos of cities in every corner of the world. The channel has a few other genres, including scenic road tours and drone footage. Some videos include the original city sounds, while others are paired with beautiful, relaxing music. If you can’t get enough, then follow the creator’s incredible images on Instagram.
Seoul Walker allows viewers to see sides of Korea they may not usually get to see, like a rainy evening, quiet morning, or a sleepy night. Creator Nathan expertly finds the perfect time and place to capture this colorful imagery. Some videos share additional information, such as temperature, to really paint the picture of what it’s like to be there.
BookingHunterTV is a channel that aims to bring realistic and beautiful walking tours to anyone, anywhere. From the United States to Asia, these 4K videos are focused on beautiful scenery, interesting people, and vibrant cultures.
City Walks began when a traveler who enjoyed taking morning and evening strolls decided to share his scenic explorations with YouTube. This channel sometimes includes voice overs to provide information and context about the area. Actually, the videos are especially catered to anyone walking on a treadmill - talk about getting the most realistic experience possible.
You’d be surprised at just how satisfying these videos are to watch! Many say that they are relaxing and truly portray a city’s energy. Can you imagine how amazing these videos would be to watch in a virtual reality headset?