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Things to do online during your stay at Leicester Student Accommodation or Loughborough Accommodation

Article writen by: Abby
25 January 2021
As everyone and everything has shifted online, there are now lots of things you can do in your spare time. From virtually visiting museums to having a tour of ancient Rome, cooking a new dish or binge watching shows on Netflix - the list is endless. We have put together some things you can do in lockdown during your stay at Leicester Student Accommodation and Loughborough Accommodation, you can do these with your flatmates, over zoom with family and friends or have a YOU day and do them by yourself.
Virtual tours
You may feel cut off from the rest of the world, but you can time travel. How amazing... Current technology means that you can explore other cities and museums online! One we love is a virtual tour of ancient Rome.
Take an online cooking class
Here are some of our favourites that will bring out your inner Master Chef:
Antoni's Cooking Lessons in Quarantine
Celebrity chef and Queer Eye star, Antoni Porowski, is showing off his cooking skills every day on Instagram. His videos include quick tips and lessons on cooking with what you might already have at home.
Gordon Ramsay Demonstrates Basic Cooking Skills | Ultimate Cookery Course
Chef Gordon Ramsay, best known for his multiple restaurants around the world and tv shows like MasterChef and Kitchen Nightmares, has cooking lessons on YouTube that take you through every step of preparing delicious meals. You can find multiple videos to watch and practice at home with.
Challenge yourself to brain teasers and puzzles
We would recommend sharp brains, you can find loads of different brain teasers and puzzles to enjoy from visual teasers to how the mind works. Great if you fancy a challenge or you just want to pass sometime one evening. Why not get a little competitive and challenge friends?
Keep in touch with friends and family online, you can have a general catch up or play a game together. Try and make this a priority to stay connected, you can host your own come dine with me virtually or have a game of charades.
Watch a new TV show
Not sure what to watch on Netflix? Here are some top shows we would highly recommend you check
Entertainment and comedy:
  • Ru Paul’s Drag Race
  • The Good Place
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Schitt’s Creek
  • Jane the Virgin
  • The Blacklist
  • Line of Duty
  • Riverdale
  • Money Heist
  • You
  • Ozark
  • Suits
  • Gossip Girl
  • Good Girls
  • How To Get Away With Murder
  • The Sinner
  • Bodyguard
  • Dynasty
The list is endless!
Make a Pinterest board
If you are wanting to spice up your living space, making a Pinterest board can bring ideas and dreams to life. Thousands of people upload to Pinterest each day, not only can you get interior inspiration, but you can also find other great things such as healthy recipes, work out challenges, outfit ideas and so much more.