These days, video chats make it easy to collaborate with coworkers and connect with loved ones—but we often find ourselves wishing for a change of scenery.
Luckily, even though you’re probably not traveling right now, you can still enjoy a virtual escape. We’ve created 15 Zoom backgrounds that bring the world to you. Take your pick of the images below to make your next video meeting or virtual happy hour memorable.
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The airplane jackpot
No need to choose the aisle or window—or to fight over the armrest with your neighbors—when you get the whole row to yourself.
Indulge your inner child. Even if your local aquarium is closed, you can still feel like you’re swimming with sharks.
The best of Bali
Lush scenery. Beautiful temples. Friendly people. For a calming, inspiring vibe, look no further than this Bali background.
Sip your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail in paradise. (We can almost feel the breeze and smell the ocean.)
Safari in Botswana
The massive Central Kalahari Game Reserve is home to elephants, giraffes, cheetahs, and more. But until you can visit in person, bring the experience to your home office or dining room table.
The first Greek destination on our list, this port of ancient Sparta is now a pastel-hued fishing town—and the perfect setting for your next meet-up.
The wilds of Hawaii
Looking to get outside while keeping your social distance? You can’t beat the lush greenery and natural beauty of Hawaii.
Pay homage to the world’s largest Buddhist temple in Central Java, the second Indonesian destination to make our list.
Experience white sand, bungalows on the water, and the shimmering Indian Ocean. And the best part: You don’t have to worry about how to get there.
Can’t decide between nature and the city? Look no further than this Yamanashi backdrop featuring the iconic Chureito Pagoda and majestic Mt. Fuji.
Escape to this picturesque island in the Aegean Sea—or at least pretend to. Enjoy your next virtual happy hour on the water with Mykonos’ whitewashed buildings and colorful doors behind you.
Italy’s Amalfi Coast
Head to Positano, a village on the cliffs of southern Italy. Imagine you’re surrounded by glamorous beaches, pebbled streets dotted with cafes and boutiques, and colorful Mediterranean architecture.
Hey, if you’re going to dream of travel, you may as well dream big. Start your VIP journey with your own seat…on your own jet, of course. Luxury done right.
Wishing you could get off the beaten path? You can’t do better than the mountains of Slovakia, known as the “roof of central Europe.”
For those whose vacations tend to include lots of time on the beach with a drink in one hand and a book in the other. No sunscreen required.
Looking for other ways to virtually get away? Explore these virtual tours and experiences around the world.