Social distancing, office closures, and mandated lockdowns have a lot of us turning our living rooms into remote workstations these days. (To everyone who’s essential and has to appear in-person, we sincerely thank you.) Whether you’re calling in for your daily standup, sipping an old fashioned during a remote happy hour, or organizing a virtual playdate for your kids and their friends, heed our advice: There’s an attractive world beyond your wall of guitars or piles of unfolded laundry.
We’ve got you covered. We mined our archive of photography from Virtuoso travelers and advisors to create some of our favorite travel backdrops for all your video-conferencing needs. Don’t chat with Nancy from accounting at your kitchen table; call her from your private balcony on the Amalfi Coast!
Here’s how it works:
- Right click on any of the images below and select “Save As” to save to your desktop.
- Once you’re video chatting in Zoom (make sure you’re using the most up-to-date version), select the small arrow to the right of the “Stop Video” button on the bottom control bar.
- Click on “Choose Virtual Background,” select the “+” button, and upload the background image of your choice from your desktop. Un-check the “Mirror Video” button.
Happy Zooming, everyone. Until we can physically transport ourselves back to these dream destinations, we’ll take a little virtual reality.