So what exactly does a travel blogger do in the middle of a lockdown... when travelling was put on hold for most of 2020?
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

The ultimate staycation! South African travel blogger is going viral globally for her hilarious stay-at-home travel photos!

 

Cape Town, South Africa (02 January 2021) – So what exactly does a travel blogger do in the middle of a lockdown… when travelling was put on hold for most of 2020?

Well, for Sharon Waugh – founder of a travel humour blog called The Sharonicles – it was the perfect time to start practising travel poses! In her mind, it was the perfect way for a travel-obsessed person to cope with lockdown and the current globe-trotting restrictions.

“Lockdown has been tough, but I believe I have coped with it in the same way as just about every other travel-obsessed extrovert: Aside from practising my Instagram travel poses, I have consumed loads of carbs mostly from the comfort of my living-room-couch-cushion-fort, as one does.

Since then, I have been sharing my own attempts to recreate the lockdown version clichéd travel Instagram pictures on my account. Here are some of the best results.”

Little did she know that mainstream media outlets worldwide found her Instagram and have been sharing the hilarious posts! Waugh has been featured in BoredPanda, Australia 7 News, Insider.com, the Daily Mail and the Times of India!

And when you see the photos, you’ll understand why! Check out some of our favourites below, or click here to visit her Instagram.

#1 You Can Still Appreciate Architectural Marvels During Lockdown, You Just Have To Build Them First

South African Goes Viral Around The Globe With Hilarious Stay-At-Home Travel Photos
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#2 Surfing Is Now Permitted But Standing Around On The Beach Posing For Instagrams Is Not. So, If You’re Looking For Me, I’ll Be At Home Doing ‘Housework’

South African Goes Viral Around The Globe With Hilarious Stay-At-Home Travel Photos
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#3 Being Location Independent Is Not What It Used To Be

So what exactly does a travel blogger do in the middle of a lockdown... when travelling was put on hold for most of 2020?
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#4 The Most Appropriate Pose When You’re Super Happy (Or Trying To Convince Yourself That You’re Super Happy) To Be In Your Current Location

So what exactly does a travel blogger do in the middle of a lockdown... when travelling was put on hold for most of 2020?
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#5 If You Can’t Be All Sexy In A Hotel Room With A Corner Window, You Can Still Bring The Sexy To Your Own (Kitchen) Corner Window

So what exactly does a travel blogger do in the middle of a lockdown... when travelling was put on hold for most of 2020?
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#6 Immersing Oneself In Exotic Foliage Is Not What It Used To Be. Some People Are Fostering Shelter Pets Right Now. My Housemate Is Fostering Abandoned Office Plants

South African Goes Viral Around The Globe With Hilarious Stay-At-Home Travel Photos
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#7 Enjoying The View From The Edge

South African Goes Viral Around The Globe With Hilarious Stay-At-Home Travel Photos
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#8 Yes, This Is The Most Interesting And Elaborate Door I Have Seen So Far This Year

So what exactly does a travel blogger do in the middle of a lockdown... when travelling was put on hold for most of 2020?
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#9 Since You Can’t Follow Me Around The World, You Might As Well Follow Me Around The House

So what exactly does a travel blogger do in the middle of a lockdown... when travelling was put on hold for most of 2020?
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

#10 We Used To Do Yoga So We Could Pull Off Fancy Poses In Exotic Locations, Now We Just Do It For The Health Benefits (#Nailedit)

South African Goes Viral Around The Globe With Hilarious Stay-At-Home Travel Photos
Photo Cred: Sharon Waugh

Sources: Sharon Waugh
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