9 Best Videos to Keep You Inspired While Staying Home


In these trying times, it can be difficult for many of you to suppress the urge to explore the world. For a moment, we have to protect ourselves from COVID-19 and do our best to stay inside and wait patiently for some more time before we can travel around the world freely. While we are still dealing with the pandemic, it might be good for you to keep yourself in high spirits at home. For that reason, we have curated the best videos to get you inspired. Put these videos on, delve into the wonders of Indonesia, and discover many new experiences straight away from the comfort of your home!

1. Travel without Flying

While you’re still waiting for a perfect time to travel, take a virtual trip around Indonesia by watching some amazing travel videos and catch a glimpse of the wonderful things that await you there to keep you inspired while staying at home. Discover all amazing experiences in Indonesia from its stunning landscapes, fascinating cultures, to the rich cuisines available in the country.

a harbored tour boat

Indonesia offers destinations that will leave you filled with astonishment the moment you set your foot in there. After that, head over to Lake Toba and feast your eyes upon the beauty around the enchanting lake. Take a brief look into the exotic cultures of Samosir island, a few extreme sports you can take around the lake that will give you a fix of an adrenaline rush, as well as the majestic landscapes across the lake that are absolutely eye-catching. Lastly, take another virtual trip across the country by watching more wonders of Indonesia. Rich in nature, tradition, and innovation, Indonesia is a perfect place for you to build new memories that will be hard to forget. In the video, you will be presented with magnificent views of some extraordinary spots throughout Indonesia from a bird’s eye view. You will also be presented with a few local cultures and some reels of thrilling adventurous activities.

2. Sit back and enjoy the melody

Whether you are relaxing or working at home, put on some music in the background to make your activities feel more enjoyable. And if you also have an urge to explore foreign wonders, we have some videos that offer the best of both worlds. Immerse yourself in the sound of dreamy electronic music delivered by Bottlesmoker and watch as they play their music behind various alluring landmarks, starting from the marvelous Situ Patenggang in Ciwidey, Bandung, West Java. The combination between the ethereal melody from Bottlesmoker and enchanting sceneries from the lake are perfect for starting your day. Next, they head out to the verdant mountainside of Ranca Upas, situated not too far from Situ Patenggang.

two canoes harbored near a lake

Once again, we are presented with another enchanting view of the lush greeneries around the area as Bottlesmoker showcases their magical beats. Departing from the majestic Ranca Upas, the journey took Bottlesmoker to perform inside the stunning crater lake of Kawah Putih, still in Ciwidey, Bandung, West Java.

a crater lake in Kawah Putih

Meaning White Crater in English, the place definitely lives up to its name. In this video, you can see the main reason why the lake was named so, particularly from the pale hue of waters inside as well as the sands that encompasses the lake. Finally, we are taken beyond Java island to the charming island of Bali. This time, Bottlesmoker serenades you from the exotic Capella Ubud. Surrounded by flourishing nature, the serene five-star resort is located in Gianyar regency. From the video, you can see that Capella Ubud offers more than just a window to the charming sceneries of Bali.

3. Make some comfort food from home

a cup of of Es Teler

Staying at home wouldn’t be fun without trying out some comfort food from overseas, especially ones that originated from a country with diverse cuisines. If you feel thirsty in the afternoon, try making an ice-cold Es Teler at home! This Indonesian frozen dessert can definitely quench your thirst in the heat of noontime. The combination of the succulent taste of the mixed fruits, the sweetness from milk and syrup, and the refreshing ice will take you to cloud nine the moment you sip a spoon of it.

a plate of fried rice

And If you’re craving for some savory meals, try cooking a warm plate of Indonesian fried rice! Also known widely as Nasi Goreng, which literally means fried rice in the Indonesian language, this tasty dish is very easy to make. All you need is just a few spices, sauces, as well as a bowl of rice. Moreover, you can also modify this tasty dish by adding a couple of finely chopped proteins of your choice such as egg, chicken, beef, shrimp, or tofu.

Are you inspired enough yet? If you still want another dose of Indonesia’s wonders, consider watching other exciting travel videos. Taking a virtual trip around the wonders of Indonesia will surely be an electrifying experience, especially for those who are still unfamiliar with the country. Remember to always commit yourself to the health protocols, by wearing your mask in public spaces, keeping your distance from others, washing your hands regularly, avoiding crowded places, and minimizing your mobility.