In the past fortnight I’ve flown to the Cayman Islands, survived violent thunderstorms over Tanzania, and gawped at the geological majesty of the Grand Canyon, all without breaking a single travel restriction.
I’ve splash-landed in azure waters off the Seychelles, seen jaw-dropping sunsets over Mount Fuji, and covered vast stretches of the Great Wall of China without a visa.
Lennox with Tadhg, 6, and twins Edie and Clara, 2, can travel round the globe from his garden
While many of us are licking our wounds from cancelled holidays, or hastily arranging staycations, I’ve been stuck at home travelling around the world on my PC. Scheduled for take-off later this month, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is not only the cheapest round-the-world ticket that money can buy, but possibly our best chance of visiting far-off climes this year.
Asobo Studio, the French firm behind it,