Monday, May 20, 2024

Sick of Netflix and Chill? Things to Do Aside from Binge-Watching

There are only so many movies and TV series you can while you are spending more time at home due to COVID-19 before your brain turns to mush. Given the pandemic’s duration so far and that the end is not in sight, you have probably run out of things to watch anyway.With less material being churned out, you need to save some content for later viewing.

The good news is that there is a lot you can be doing in lockdown aside from binge-watching Netflix while still staying safe at home.Here are some ideas:

Have a flutter

If you are of legal age and prepared to take a risk or two, why not consider online casinos in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania? It is the perfect way to gamble, given that you can do it from home.That adrenaline rush you feel when winning is the quintessential pick-me-up, although always remember to gamble responsibly.Winners know when to stop and do not allow gambling to become an addiction.

Online casinos in Philadelphiaoffer slots and other traditional games like roulette, baccarat, and blackjack.These can be played live with a real dealer streaming directly on-screen.Players can also join a video poker game, choosing from a wide variety of poker styles.

Gambling online is safer than ever with beefed up security measures to keep your confidential data secure.Apart from games, online casinos offer plenty of free spins, bonuses, and jackpots that will add a little spice to your day.

Play a game

Interactive gaming can be a welcome distraction during these trying times when a little fun goes a long way to make coping with the ‘new normal’ easier.Look at some of the best video games in July to see which appeal to you.There is something to suit any taste, whether yours runs from deep fantasy to an all-out war!

The best part about these games is that you can play with someone at home or online with others.Gamers find the experience immersive and a great way to escape reality.However, they caution, players should not allow video games to consume so much of their time that they do not perform other necessary daily tasks.


Spend that time on your screen, but find productive ways to do so.Many service providers are offering free courses online or at vastly reduced rates during lockdown.Having extra time on hand makes taking some of these courses a useful way to spend your free time.

The content of your selected course depends on your objectives.The courses range from professional qualifications to those aimed at hobbyists who want to learn skills to try something new or enhance existing ones to refine their abilities.It could be time to get some tips for writing your memoir or unpacking an unfinished project you put aside ages ago because you were too busy and refreshing your memory on how to complete it.

Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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