Can you imagine a warm beach, friendly people, ancient ruins and fresh fresh fruits and veggies.
Anyone in the high latitudes is getting a hint at Spring today with mild temps melting away the snow. I love to go to the Caribbean or Central America every winter to break away, for at least a week or two.
So for those who can't get away, we have the Internet to thank to virtually visit any destination in the world.
See the paper written during the early years of the Internet:
Bristow, R. 1999. Virtual Tourism: The Ultimate Ecotourism. Tourism Geographies 1(2):219-25.