April 2020

Aloha! I hope when you are reading these words you are finding yourself safe, healthy and joyful. This page was created for you by Maryna, founder of MAHALO Skin Care, with an intention to provide you with ways to make your stay home days more flavorful, and enjoyable. Something that transforms your “shelter in place” to “SHELTER IN […love, beauty, art, nature, exploration…] Few of my favorite things to do, besides the skin care rituals, include travel, cultural experiences, meditation, food and pandas.

The below is a growing list, I will be adding suggestions as I discover them.
I would also LOVE to hear your suggestions.

So, from the comfort of our quarantine, lets check out the:


An award-winning series of six short videos invites viewers around the world to virtually visit The Met’s art and architecture in a fresh, immersive way. Created using spherical 360° technology, allowing viewers to explore some of the Museum’s iconic spaces.

The State Hermitage Museum. The collection of the State Hermitage includes more than three million works of art and artefacts of the world culture.

Explore the National Gallery of Art’s extraordinary collection; over 124000 works from the Renaissance to the present by over 13000 artists.

The Prado Museum officially known as Museo Nacional del Prado, is the main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid, housing the most comprehensive collection of Spanish painting in the world.

Tour the Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as the Blue House, in Mexico City.

The national museum of Mexico, Museo Nacional de Antropología is the largest and most-visited in the country. It’s best known for its vast collection of pre-Columbian era artifacts from current-day Mexico, as well as those from former Mexican territory in the southwest U.S.

The world’s oldest national public museum is another space that has partnered with Google Arts & Culture to showcase a virtual, interactive gallery. Visitors can roam the halls of the museum, peruse the exhibits and see famous objects like the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Egypcian mummies.

London’s Tate Modern is known for its collection of modern and contemporary art spanning from 1900 to the present day work.

The Pinacoteca di Brera is the main public gallery for paintings in Milan, containing one of the foremost collections of Italian paintings, an outgrowth of the cultural program of the Brera Academy, which shares the site in the Palazzo Brera.

Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, is home to archaeological artifacts spanning from nearly 5,000 years ago found on the nearby Acropolis, home to the Parthenon— both the ruins and the neighboring museum are free to explore virtually on Google Maps.

The world’s largest art museum, The Louvre in Paris offers free virtual tours (Flash required) of several of its most popular exhibits online.

Housed in a former railway station, in the Musée d’Orsay museum you can explore online some of its collection: mostly French art dating from the mid-19th and early 20th centuries.

Dutch national art museum and home to the largest collection of masterpieces by Dutch artists like Rembrandt and Vermeer. The museum counted nearly 3 million visitors in 2019, but you can check out the collection from the comfort of your quarantine.

The National Archaeological Museum, founded at the end of the 19th century is, not only the largest archaeological museum in Greece, but its collection of Ancient Greek art is considered one of the finest in the world.

The Vatican Museums feature 360° tours of several iconic works of art, including Michelangelo’s breathtaking ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

The 16th-century halls of The Uffizi Gallery are available for exploring via Google Maps. One of the world’s most prominent museums, its Italian Renaissance collection is unmatched.


On Easter Sunday, by invitation of the City and of the Duomo cathedral of Milan, Italian global music icon Andrea Bocelli will give a solo performance representing a message of love, healing and hope to Italy and the world.

Every day for the duration of the Met’s closure, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series will be made available for free streaming on the Met website, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 3:30 p.m. the following day.

The Academy has an online space where you can watch performances, backstage interviews and masterclasses from previous festivals. Registration is required, but this will also enable the non-German speakers among us to access the English-language version of the written content.

Vienna State Opera has opened its archives and is offering a different opera available to watch each day, for free, via its streaming platform.

Broadway livestreaming HD offers full-length shows and performances such as: Cats (1998), Swan Lake (2015) or Sweeney Todd (1982). Before a monthly or yearly subscription, a seven-day free trial will be given.

Arts and culture streaming platform Marquee TV has extended their trial period to 30 days, giving free access to a huge array of theatre and ballet productions and a large and varied collection of operas…

…that includes most of Glyndebourne festival’s recent productions (from Brett Dean’s Hamlet to Jonathan Kent’s glorious staging of Purcell’s Fairy Queen, bonking bunnies and all). Other must-sees include Arvo Pärt’s Adam’s Passion, and Opera North’s award-winning production of Jonathan Dove’s children’s opera, Pinocchio, and one of the greatest opera events of the last decade: Aldeburgh festival’s outdoor production of Peter Grimes, staged on the beach where Britten’s opera is set.


Mindvalley Provides The Education That Regular Schools Forgot.Being Human is more than just what our broken education system makes it out to be. We teach the world the art of truly living extraordinary, fulfilling, happy lives.

The Fierce Grace Collective free course includes a variety of resources from Carrie-Anne, including conversational videos, a meditation, a worksheet, and a playlist. This course is designed to activate your inner radiance.

Our primary purpose is to teach and promote the Pranic Healing® System in the United States as a way to empower people to help heal themselves, improve their lives, help others and develop a greater connection or unity with their divine nature, the Soul.

Consistent practice of Kundalini Yoga even for a few minutes a day will allow you to better use your time and energy to align with your creative destiny and fulfil your greatest potential.

Meditopia offers each member over 1000 deep-dive assertive and directed meditations, regardless of age, background, experience, or everyday issues.

If you want to live a happier, healthier and more balanced emotional life, Zen is the perfect app for you

Calm, named the 2017 iPhone app of the year by Apple itself, promises to help users sleep better, boost confidence and reduce stress and anxiety, all with the help of guided meditations, soothing music, and bedtime stories

It’s easy to find a meditation app that touts a free trial. It’s a lot harder to find a quality meditation app that is in its entirety free.


Over 100 free online courses. (1. Arts and Design; 2. Environmental Science; 3. Computer science; 4. Data Science; 5. Science and Engineering; 6. Social Sciences; 7. Educational and Organizational Development; 8. Government, Laws and Politics; 9. History; 10. Humanities; 11. Mathematics and Data Analysis; 12. Medicine and Public Health; 13. Business and Management; 14. Religion and Spirituality) and all of them certified by the University.

Cornell University, a world renowned and diverse Ivy League institution, is a community of scholars known for intellectual rigor and engaged in deep and broad research, teaching tomorrow’s thought leaders to think otherwise, care for others, and create and disseminate knowledge with a public purpose. Free online courses in a variety of subjects, which can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee

MasterClass offers online classes created for students of all skill levels. Our instructors are the best in the world. Taught by experts in Film, Writing, Business, Politics & Society, Culinary, Sports & Games, Science & Technology, Lifestyle. Currently offering two for one membership option.

Discover a wide variety of free learning content designed to help you grow your business or boost your career. You can learn by selecting individual modules or taking the full course if you prefer. The 19 available courses focus on Data and technology, Digital Marketing (with an IAB certificate) and Personal Development



I would love to make this quarantine edition more fun and diverse.

Please email me your suggestions to maryna@mahalo.care and I’ll add them on!