To navigate the glaciers, volcanoes and rugged terrain of Iceland is to take a journey into the age of exploration. Our adventure takes us to some of the country’s most fascinating destinations.

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Iceland: A Virtual Journey

Join Travel + Leisure on a trip across a landscape that feels pulled from the imagination.

To navigate the glaciers, volcanoes and rugged terrain of Iceland is to take a journey into the age of exploration. Our adventure takes us to some of the country’s most fascinating destinations.

Iceland: A Virtual Journey

Join Travel + Leisure on a trip across a landscape that feels pulled from the imagination.

To navigate the glaciers, volcanoes and rugged terrain of Iceland is to take a journey into the age of exploration. Our adventure takes us to some of the country’s most fascinating destinations.

Iceland: A Virtual Journey

Join Travel + Leisure on a trip across a landscape that feels pulled from the imagination.

To navigate the glaciers, volcanoes and rugged terrain of Iceland is to take a journey into the age of exploration. Our adventure takes us to some of the country’s most fascinating destinations.

Behind-the-Scenes of Swimsuit 2018 in AR and VR

GO ON-SET WITH THE ATHLETES AND MODELS OF THIS YEAR’S ISSUE.

Swimsuit is always evolving. Always growing. Always searching for new ways to explore the power and the potential behind the beauty. This year, go behind-the-scenes of the SI Swimsuit 2018 photoshoots in AR and VR and meet the diverse models and athletes featured in the issue.

Behind-the-Scenes of Swimsuit 2018 in AR and VR

GO ON-SET WITH THE ATHLETES AND MODELS OF THIS YEAR’S ISSUE

Swimsuit is always evolving. Always growing. Always searching for new ways to explore the power and the potential behind the beauty. This year, go behind-the-scenes of the SI Swimsuit 2018 photoshoots in AR and VR and meet the diverse models and athletes featured in the issue.

Behind-the-Scenes of Swimsuit 2018 in AR and VR

GO ON-SET WITH THE ATHLETES AND MODELS OF THIS YEAR’S ISSUE

Swimsuit is always evolving. Always growing. Always searching for new ways to explore the power and the potential behind the beauty. This year, go behind-the-scenes of the SI Swimsuit 2018 photoshoots in AR and VR and meet the diverse models and athletes featured in the issue.

‘Come Alive’ Rehearsal to Screen

Go behind-the-scenes with Hugh Jackman on the set of The Greatest Showman.

Come Alive - Rehearsal to Screen takes viewers onto the rehearsal stage where Hugh Jackman and the cast of this original musical are putting final touches on the film's show-stopping number, ‘Come Alive’. From the rehearsal stage you’ll be whisked into the middle of the action on set, experiencing the excitement of movie-making up close and personal as the cast and crew bring this incredible song to life all around you.

STAR WARS™: DROID REPAIR BAY – A 360 STORY

BB-8 STRUGGLES TO ACHIEVE THE SIMPLEST TASK: MAINTAIN ORDER.

In the astromech world, BB-8 is in charge. In Star Wars™: Droid Repair Bay – A 360 Story, see BB-8 and other droids as they struggle to achieve the simplest task: maintain order. This immersive story, developed by ILMxLAB, shows that each astromech has a mind – and personality – of their own. Set in the repair bay aboard General Leia’s ship, wait to see what’s going to happen next with a bunch of BB units queuing for repairs.

VANCOUVER ISLAND

T+L DESTINATION OF THE YEAR: VANCOUVER

Aside from its stunning beauty, Vancouver Island boasts fantastic food scenes, world-class amenities, and a thriving cultural heritage. This area of British Columbia is yet another reason why Canada was chosen as Travel + Leisure’s 2017 Destination of the Year.

ALL ABOARD! MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Join Laird Hamilton as he rides the longest wave in the world.

See how director Kenneth Branagh recreated the titular 1920s luxury train, built a colossal train station and brought Agatha Christie’s world-famous murder mystery to life. Stars Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad take you behind the scenes in this special VR edition of People On Location.

Take Every Wave: Laird in VR

Join Laird Hamilton as he rides the longest wave in the world.

Laird Hamilton's life is unlike many others in that his pursuit of excellent physical condition and forward-thinking wave-riding is still thriving at the age of 53. Enter what's regarded as the longest wave in the world at Chicama, Peru. In Take Every Wave: Laird in VR, Laird takes you on a journey in virtual reality that's as beautiful as it is poetic.

‘Come Alive’ Rehearsal to Screen

Go behind-the-scenes with Hugh Jackman on the set of The Greatest Showman.

Come Alive - Rehearsal to Screen takes viewers onto the rehearsal stage where Hugh Jackman and the cast of this original musical are putting final touches on the film's show-stopping number, ‘Come Alive’. From the rehearsal stage you’ll be whisked into the middle of the action on set, experiencing the excitement of movie-making up close and personal as the cast and crew bring this incredible song to life all around you.

Take Every Wave: Laird in VR

Join Laird Hamilton as he rides the longest wave in the world.

Laird Hamilton's life is unlike many others in that his pursuit of excellent physical condition and forward-thinking wave-riding is still thriving at the age of 53. Enter what's regarded as the longest wave in the world at Chicama, Peru. In Take Every Wave: Laird in VR, Laird takes you on a journey in virtual reality that's as beautiful as it is poetic.

Take Every Wave: Laird in VR

Join Laird Hamilton as he rides the longest wave in the world.

Laird Hamilton's life is unlike many others in that his pursuit of excellent physical condition and forward-thinking wave-riding is still thriving at the age of 53. Enter what's regarded as the longest wave in the world at Chicama, Peru. In Take Every Wave: Laird in VR, Laird takes you on a journey in virtual reality that's as beautiful as it is poetic.

ALL ABOARD! MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Join Laird Hamilton as he rides the longest wave in the world.

Laird Hamilton's life is unlike many others in that his pursuit of excellent physical condition and forward-thinking wave-riding is still thriving at the age of 53. Enter what's regarded as the longest wave in the world at Chicama, Peru. In Take Every Wave: Laird in VR, Laird takes you on a journey in virtual reality that's as beautiful as it is poetic.

Total Solar Eclipse in 360°

EXPERIENCE AN AWE-INSPIRING IMMERSIVE BROADCAST FROM CASPER, WY

Stand in the path of totality of the Great American Solar Eclipse surrounded by fellow watchers in
Casper, Wyoming. An inset close up shot of the sun provides viewers with maximum eclipse visibility, and narration by TIME’s Editor-At-Large Jeffrey Kluger will guide you through this historical cosmic event.

Total Solar Eclipse in 360°

Experience an awe-inspiring immersive broadcast from Casper, WY

Stand in the path of totality of the Great American Solar Eclipse surrounded by fellow watchers in Casper, Wyoming. An inset close up shot of the sun provides viewers with maximum eclipse visibility, and narration by TIME’s Editor-At-Large Jeffrey Kluger will guide you through this historical cosmic event.

World’s Best City: San Miguel de Allende

Take a 360 tour of the No. 1 City Overall from the Travel + Leisure 2017 World’s Best Awards.

This year’s winner of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best City is Mexico's San Miguel
de Allende, a beautiful, historically rich city of enormous cultural influence. Take a virtual trip to this amazing destination, and experience what it takes to be voted the best city in the world.

World’s Best City: San Miguel de Allende

Take a 360 tour of the No. 1 City Overall from the Travel + Leisure 2017 World’s Best Awards.

This year’s winner of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best City is Mexico's San Miguel de Allende, a beautiful, historically rich city of enormous cultural influence. Take a virtual trip to this amazing destination, and experience what it takes to be voted the best city in the world.

DUNKIRK VR: SAVE EVERY BREATH

Immerse Yourself in the Heart-pounding Action of Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”

Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience will propel viewers into the action on land, sea and air. The pulse-pounding 360-degree short film immerses the viewer in the world of Christopher Nolan’s epic action thriller Dunkirk.

Through three tightly woven sequences, the virtual reality experience offers a tantalizing taste of the much-anticipated film, in which 400,000 Allied soldiers are trapped on the beach of Dunkirk, France, with their backs to the sea as the enemy closes in.

Dunkirk opens in theatres and IMAX on July 21, 2017.

DUNKIRK VR: SAVE EVERY BREATH

Immerse Yourself in the Heart-pounding Action of Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”

Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience will propel viewers into the action on land, sea and air. The pulse-pounding 360-degree short film immerses the viewer in the world of Christopher Nolan’s epic action thriller Dunkirk.

Through three tightly woven sequences, the virtual reality experience offers a tantalizing taste of the much-anticipated film, in which 400,000 Allied soldiers are trapped on the beach of Dunkirk, France, with their backs to the sea as the enemy closes in.

Dunkirk opens in theatres and IMAX on July 21, 2017.

Raising A Rukus

EMBARK ON A MAGICAL ANIMATED ADVENTURE

Amy and Jonas are twins living a perfectly ordinary life, until an extraordinary dog named Rukus shows up in their backyard and leads them on an exhilarating rollercoaster journey through an awe-inspiring prehistoric world. Run from stampeding dinosaurs, brave a raging river – and be there to discover it was all part of a magical plan.

From Academy Award winner Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent) and The Virtual Reality Company - the full experience is now available from the Oculus store for Samsung Gear VR, and at the IMAX VR Experience Centre.

Raising A Rukus

EMBARK ON A MAGICAL ANIMATED ADVENTURE

Amy and Jonas are twins living a perfectly ordinary life, until an extraordinary dog named Rukus shows up in their backyard and leads them on an exhilarating rollercoaster journey through an awe-inspiring prehistoric world. Run from stampeding dinosaurs, brave a raging river – and be there to discover it was all part of a magical plan.

From Academy Award winner Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent) and The Virtual Reality Company - the full experience is now available from the Oculus store for Samsung Gear VR, and at the IMAX VR Experience Centre.

THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE

Revisit the White House with former President and First Lady Obama

In conjunction with People’s cover story, The Secrets of The Obama’s Lives Now, The People’s House takes you on a historic visit to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House. Through the transportive power of VR, the Obamas take you on an intimate journey inside the West Wing, Executive and Private Residences, reflecting on their time there, and recounting the building’s profound history since its creation over two centuries ago.

Capturing Everest

The first bottom-to-top climb of Everest in VR

In Spring 2016, Lisa Thompson, a cancer survivor, and Jeff Glasbrenner, a 25-time iron man and amputee, began an expedition that would change their lives. Lead by Madison Mountaineering guide Brent Bishop, son of the legendary Barry Bishop, Thompson and Glasbrenner joined a team of climbers and sherpas to scale the tallest peak in the world. Of the hundreds of people who attempt to scale Everest each year, an even smaller number make it to the top. Their story, one of hope and perseverance, is captured in this groundbreaking four part immersive series - the first virtual reality climb from the bottom to the top of Everest.

‘Come Alive’ Rehearsal to Screen

Go behind-the-scenes with Hugh Jackman on the set of The Greatest Showman.

Come Alive - Rehearsal to Screen takes viewers onto the rehearsal stage where Hugh Jackman and the cast of this original musical are putting final touches on the film's show-stopping number, ‘Come Alive’. From the rehearsal stage you’ll be whisked into the middle of the action on set, experiencing the excitement of movie-making up close and personal as the cast and crew bring this incredible song to life all around you.

Star Wars™: Droid Repair Bay – A 360 Story

BB-8 struggles to achieve the simplest task: maintain order.

In the astromech world, BB-8 is in charge. In

Star Wars™: Droid Repair Bay – A 360 Story

, see BB-8 and other droids as they struggle to achieve the simplest task: maintain order. This immersive story, developed by ILMxLAB, shows that each astromech has a mind – and personality – of their own. Set in the repair bay aboard General Leia’s ship, wait to see what’s going to happen next with a bunch of BB units queuing for repairs.

The People's House

Revisit the White House with former President and First Lady Obama

In conjunction with People’s cover story, The Secrets of The Obama’s Lives Now, The People’s House takes you on a historic visit to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House. Through the transportive power of VR, the Obamas take you on an intimate journey inside the West Wing, Executive and Private Residences, reflecting on their time there, and recounting the building’s profound history since its creation over two centuries ago.

Capturing Everest

The first bottom-to-top climb of Everest in VR

In Spring 2016, Lisa Thompson, a cancer survivor, and Jeff Glasbrenner, a 25-time iron man and amputee, began an expedition that would change their lives. Lead by Madison Mountaineering guide Brent Bishop, son of the legendary Barry Bishop, Thompson and Glasbrenner joined a team of climbers and sherpas to scale the tallest peak in the world. Of the hundreds of people who attempt to scale Everest each year, an even smaller number make it to the top. Their story, one of hope and perseverance, is captured in this groundbreaking four part immersive series - the first virtual reality climb from the bottom to the top of Everest.

The Crystal Reef

In conjunction with TIME for Kids’ special Earth Day issue, take a dive to a unique reef in Italy

In conjunction with TIME for Kids’ special Earth Day issue, take a dive underwater with marine scientist Dr. Fio Micheli to a unique reef off the coast of Italy. In this educational new experience, learn about ocean acidification and how this reef gives Dr. Micheli and other researchers insight into the future of climate change and the effects of human-produced carbon dioxide.

BUZZ ALDRIN: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS

THE WORLD’S FIRST HOLOGRAPHIC ‘ARCHIVAL VR’ PROJECT ALLOWS THE INFAMOUS ASTRONAUT TO SHOW YOU HIS VISION FOR HUMAN CIVILIZATION ON MARS

Buzz Aldrin wants to be remembered for more than just "kicking up moon dust." He wants his legacy to include laying the groundwork for a permanent human settlement on Mars, and he has a plan. As NASA prepares to send the first humans to Mars, 8i and Time Inc's LIFE VR have collaborated with the celebrated astronaut and historical icon to create a one of a kind virtual reality experience. In Buzz Aldrin: Cycling Pathways to Mars, journey with Dr. Aldrin from his landing site on the moon to Mars as shows you first hand his plan for inhabiting the Red Planet.

Fifty Shades Darker: The Masquerade Ball

JOIN CHRISTIAN, ANA AND THEIR GUESTS AT THE MASQUERADE FOR AN EVENING TO REMEMBER

Fifty Shades Darker: The Masquerade Ball is a cinematic VR experience that invites viewers to join a memorable scene from the film – the elegant masked ball that takes place at the Grey family’s mansion. You will be immersed in the celebration and the spectacle as you join Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele and their exclusive guests for a spectacular evening affair.

HOME: A UN VR Film

Experience what it’s like to travel with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

In 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to more than ten countries in five months to draw global attention to the urgent needs of some 130 million people severely impacted by armed conflicts and natural disasters. A VR crew was granted unprecedented access to capture the journey.
Released in Mr. Ban's final weeks in office after a ten-year term, "Home" offers viewers a rare behind-the-scenes look at Ban's visits to these communities. A triumphant story of loss, recovery, and spreading hope, the VR film features an original song by the Black Eyed Peas.

The Crystal Reef

In conjunction with TIME for Kids’ special Earth Day issue, take a dive to a unique reef in Italy

In conjunction with TIME for Kids’ special Earth Day issue, take a dive underwater with marine scientist Dr. Fio Micheli to a unique reef off the coast of Italy. In this educational new experience, learn about ocean acidification and how this reef gives Dr. Micheli and other researchers insight into the future of climate change and the effects of human-produced carbon dioxide.

BUZZ ALDRIN: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS

THE WORLD’S FIRST HOLOGRAPHIC ‘ARCHIVAL VR’ PROJECT ALLOWS THE INFAMOUS ASTRONAUT TO SHOW YOU HIS VISION FOR HUMAN CIVILIZATION ON MARS

Buzz Aldrin wants to be remembered for more than just "kicking up moon dust." He wants his legacy to include laying the groundwork for a permanent human settlement on Mars, and he has a plan. As NASA prepares to send the first humans to Mars, 8i and Time Inc's LIFE VR have collaborated with the celebrated astronaut and historical icon to create a one of a kind virtual reality experience. In Buzz Aldrin: Cycling Pathways to Mars, journey with Dr. Aldrin from his landing site on the moon to Mars as shows you first hand his plan for inhabiting the Red Planet.

Fifty Shades Darker: The Masquerade Ball

OIN CHRISTIAN, ANA AND THEIR GUESTS AT THE MASQUERADE FOR AN EVENING TO REMEMBER

Fifty Shades Darker: The Masquerade Ball is a cinematic VR experience that invites viewers to join a memorable scene from the film – the elegant masked ball that takes place at the Grey family’s mansion. You will be immersed in the celebration and the spectacle as you join Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele and their exclusive guests for a spectacular evening affair.

HOME: A UN VR Film

EXPERIENCE WHAT IT’S LIKE TO TRAVEL WITH UN SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON

In 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to more than ten countries in five months to draw global attention to the urgent needs of some 130 million people severely impacted by armed conflicts and natural disasters. A VR crew was granted unprecedented access to capture the journey.
Released in Mr. Ban's final weeks in office after a ten-year term, "Home" offers viewers a rare behind-the-scenes look at Ban's visits to these communities. A triumphant story of loss, recovery, and spreading hope, the VR film features an original song by the Black Eyed Peas.

Vancouver Island

T+L Destination of the Year: Vancouver

Aside from its stunning beauty, Vancouver Island boasts fantastic food scenes, world-class amenities, and a thriving cultural heritage. This area of British Columbia is yet another reason why Canada was chosen as Travel + Leisure’s 2017 Destination of the Year.

ALL ABOARD! MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

VISIT THE SPECTACULAR SET OF THE MOVIE

See how director Kenneth Branagh recreated the titular 1920s luxury train, built a colossal train station and brought Agatha Christie’s world-famous murder mystery to life. Stars Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad take you behind the scenes in this special VR edition of People On Location.

Take Every Wave: Laird in VR

Join Laird Hamilton as he rides the longest wave in the world.

Laird Hamilton's life is unlike many others in that his pursuit of excellent physical condition and forward-thinking wave-riding is still thriving at the age of 53. Enter what's regarded as the longest wave in the world at Chicama, Peru. In Take Every Wave: Laird in VR, Laird takes you on a journey in virtual reality that's as beautiful as it is poetic.

Total Solar Eclipse in 360°

Experience an awe-inspiring immersive broadcast from Casper, WY

Stand in the path of totality of the Great American Solar Eclipse surrounded by fellow watchers in
Casper, Wyoming. An inset close up shot of the sun provides viewers with maximum eclipse visibility, and narration by TIME’s Editor-At-Large Jeffrey Kluger will guide you through this historical cosmic event.

World’s Best City: San Miguel de Allende

Take a 360 tour of the No. 1 City Overall from the Travel + Leisure 2017 World’s Best Awards.

This year’s winner of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best City is Mexico's San Miguel de Allende, a beautiful, historically rich city of enormous cultural influence. Take a virtual trip to this amazing destination, and experience what it takes to be voted the best city in the world.

DUNKIRK VR: SAVE EVERY BREATH

Immerse Yourself in the Heart-pounding Action of Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”

Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience will propel viewers into the action on land, sea and air. The pulse-pounding 360-degree short film immerses the viewer in the world of Christopher Nolan’s epic action thriller Dunkirk.

Through three tightly woven sequences, the virtual reality experience offers a tantalizing taste of the much-anticipated film, in which 400,000 Allied soldiers are trapped on the beach of Dunkirk, France, with their backs to the sea as the enemy closes in.

Dunkirk opens in theatres and IMAX on July 21, 2017.

BEST LOVE

Step into the spotlight with Yuna

The Malaysian-born singer-songwriter marches to her own beat when it comes to rhythm, lyrics—and fashion. In this virtual reality music video experience, you're invited behind the scenes with Yuna as she and her backup dancers perform her hit single Best Love. Inspired by InStyle's September fashion issue and styled by Senior Style Editor Ali Pew, you'll sway center stage alongside the rising R&B singer, whose personal style is all about bright colors, flashy accessories, and inspiring others to feel comfortable in their own skin and beliefs.

BEST LOVE

STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT WITH YUNA

The Malaysian-born singer-songwriter marches to her own beat when it comes to rhythm, lyrics—and fashion. In this virtual reality music video experience, you're invited behind the scenes with Yuna as she and her backup dancers perform her hit single Best Love. Inspired by InStyle's September fashion issue and styled by Senior Style Editor Ali Pew, you'll sway center stage alongside the rising R&B singer, whose personal style is all about bright colors, flashy accessories, and inspiring others to feel comfortable in their own skin and beliefs.

REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR

SEE A TRAILER FOR THIS IMMERSIVE NEW LOOK AT HISTORY

Revisit the attack that launched the U.S. into World War II through the experiences of a real survivor—Lt. James Downing, who is the second-oldest living American veteran to have witnessed that day.

ROGUE ONE: RECON

AN IMMERSIVE, 360 STAR WARS EXPERIENCEce

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Conflict, above all else, rules the galaxy. As an everyday X-wing pilot flying for the Rebellion, be immediately immersed in the vastness of space with only your R2 unit and wingman by your side. What starts as a routine mission for Mon Mothma takes a sharp turn as you stumble upon unexpected Imperial presence - and something they will do anything to keep hidden.

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY IN 360

JOIN DIRECTOR GARETH EDWARDS FOR AN 360 DEGREE INSIDE LOOK AT THE SHOOTING OF A SCENE FOR ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story director Gareth Edwards takes fans behind the scenes in this 360° video, allowing the viewer to see the on & off-screen action. Gareth provides a director’s commentary about the specific scene being shot, the overall production, and his inspiration and motives as director. Viewers can pan around the 360° space, with on-screen annotations complementing Gareth’s VO and providing a deeper look into what it’s like shooting a scene in a Star Wars film. This scene features Jyn and Cassian in a market ambush with a group of Storm Troopers.

Defying the Nazis VR

A companion piece to the film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, premiering Sept. 20 on PBS

In a virtual reality experience accompanied by archival images and harrowing first-hand accounts from Ken Burns's and Artemis Joukowsky's PBS documentary "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War," you'll board a ship and flee Nazi France alongside young refugees to see what it might have been like to seek freedom in America.

DESTINATION OF THE YEAR 2016: PORTUGAL

Go on a 360-degree tour of the magical city of Óbidos

Visit Portugal, Travel + Leisure's 2016 Destination of the Year, in virtual reality. To celebrate, here's a tour of one of its most beautiful places — the ancient, walled city of Óbidos.

LUMEN

De-stress in a bioluminescent forest with this interactive virtual reality experience

Relax and calm yourself in minutes while exploring the wonders of a bioluminescent forest with LUMEN, a self-guided, nonlinear meditation rooted at the intersection of virtual reality and wellness, created in collaboration with Walter Greenleaf, PhD, of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, and Framestore's VR Studio.

26.2 IN 360

See what it’s like to run the world’s largest marathoN

See what it’s like to run the NYC Marathon in virtual reality from runner Alex Christison's perspective as he participates for the tenth time. From the center of the largest marathon in the world, you'll see millions cheer from the sidelines as the runners pass through all five boroughs on their 26.2-mile journey. This VR 360 video was produced and edited by multimedia company CyberLink using its flagship software PowerDirector, in partnership with Sports Illustrated.

BEST LOVE

STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT WITH YUNA

The Malaysian-born singer-songwriter marches to her own beat when it comes to rhythm, lyrics—and fashion. In this virtual reality music video experience, you're invited behind the scenes with Yuna as she and her backup dancers perform her hit single Best Love. Inspired by InStyle's September fashion issue and styled by Senior Style Editor Ali Pew, you'll sway center stage alongside the rising R&B singer, whose personal style is all about bright colors, flashy accessories, and inspiring others to feel comfortable in their own skin and beliefs.

REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR

SEE A TRAILER FOR THIS IMMERSIVE NEW LOOK AT HISTORY

Revisit the attack that launched the U.S. into World War II through the experiences of a real survivor—Lt. James Downing, who is the second-oldest living American veteran to have witnessed that day.

ROGUE ONE: RECON

AN IMMERSIVE, 360 STAR WARS EXPERIENCE

Rogue One: Recon is a short immersive 360 experience created by ILMxLAB that is connected to “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Conflict, above all else, rules the galaxy. As an everyday X-wing pilot flying for the Rebellion, be immediately immersed in the vastness of space with only your R2 unit and wingman by your side. What starts as a routine mission for Mon Mothma takes a sharp turn as you stumble upon unexpected Imperial presence - and something they will do anything to keep hidden.

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY IN 360

JOIN DIRECTOR GARETH EDWARDS FOR AN 360 DEGREE INSIDE LOOK AT THE SHOOTING OF A SCENE FOR ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story director Gareth Edwards takes fans behind the scenes in this 360° video, allowing the viewer to see the on & off-screen action. Gareth provides a director’s commentary about the specific scene being shot, the overall production, and his inspiration and motives as director. Viewers can pan around the 360° space, with on-screen annotations complementing Gareth’s VO and providing a deeper look into what it’s like shooting a scene in a Star Wars film. This scene features Jyn and Cassian in a market ambush with a group of Storm Troopers.

Defying the Nazis VR

A companion piece to the film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, premiering Sept. 20 on PBS

In a virtual reality experience accompanied by archival images and harrowing first-hand accounts from Ken Burns's and Artemis Joukowsky's PBS documentary "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War," you'll board a ship and flee Nazi France alongside young refugees to see what it might have been like to seek freedom in America.

DESTINATION OF THE YEAR 2016: PORTUGAL

Go on a 360-degree tour of the magical city of Óbidos

Visit Portugal, Travel + Leisure's 2016 Destination of the Year, in virtual reality. To celebrate, here's a tour of one of its most beautiful places — the ancient, walled city of Óbidos.

LUMEN

De-stress in a bioluminescent forest with this interactive virtual reality experience

Relax and calm yourself in minutes while exploring the wonders of a bioluminescent forest with LUMEN, a self-guided, nonlinear meditation rooted at the intersection of virtual reality and wellness, created in collaboration with Walter Greenleaf, PhD, of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, and Framestore's VR Studio.

26.2 IN 360

See what it’s like to run the world’s largest marathon

See what it’s like to run the NYC Marathon in virtual reality from runner Alex Christison's perspective as he participates for the tenth time. From the center of the largest marathon in the world, you'll see millions cheer from the sidelines as the runners pass through all five boroughs on their 26.2-mile journey. This VR 360 video was produced and edited by multimedia company CyberLink using its flagship software PowerDirector, in partnership with Sports Illustrated.

Raising A Rukus

EMBARK ON A MAGICAL ANIMATED ADVENTURE

Amy and Jonas are twins living a perfectly ordinary life, until an extraordinary dog named Rukus shows up in their backyard and leads them on an exhilarating rollercoaster journey through an awe-inspiring prehistoric world. Run from stampeding dinosaurs, brave a raging river – and be there to discover it was all part of a magical plan.

From Academy Award winner Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent) and The Virtual Reality Company - the full experience is now available from the Oculus store for Samsung Gear VR, and at the IMAX VR Experience Centre.

The People's House

Revisit the White House with former President and First Lady Obama

In conjunction with People’s cover story, The Secrets of The Obama’s Lives Now, The People’s House takes you on a historic visit to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House. Through the transportive power of VR, the Obamas take you on an intimate journey inside the West Wing, Executive and Private Residences, reflecting on their time there, and recounting the building’s profound history since its creation over two centuries ago.

Capturing Everest

The first bottom-to-top climb of Everest in VR

In Spring 2016, Lisa Thompson, a cancer survivor, and Jeff Glasbrenner, a 25-time iron man and amputee, began an expedition that would change their lives. Lead by Madison Mountaineering guide Brent Bishop, son of the legendary Barry Bishop, Thompson and Glasbrenner joined a team of climbers and sherpas to scale the tallest peak in the world. Of the hundreds of people who attempt to scale Everest each year, an even smaller number make it to the top. Their story, one of hope and perseverance, is captured in this groundbreaking four part immersive series - the first virtual reality climb from the bottom to the top of Everest.

The Crystal Reef

In conjunction with TIME for Kids’ special Earth Day issue, take a dive to a unique reef in Italy

In conjunction with TIME for Kids’ special Earth Day issue, take a dive underwater with marine scientist Dr. Fio Micheli to a unique reef off the coast of Italy. In this educational new experience, learn about ocean acidification and how this reef gives Dr. Micheli and other researchers insight into the future of climate change and the effects of human-produced carbon dioxide.

Buzz Aldrin: Cycling Pathways to Mars

The world’s first holographic ‘archival VR’ project allows the infamous astronaut to show you his vision for human civilization on Mars

Buzz Aldrin wants to be remembered for more than just "kicking up moon dust." He wants his legacy to include laying the groundwork for a permanent human settlement on Mars, and he has a plan. As NASA prepares to send the first humans to Mars, 8i and Time Inc's LIFE VR have collaborated with the celebrated astronaut and historical icon to create a one of a kind virtual reality experience. In Buzz Aldrin: Cycling Pathways to Mars, journey with Dr. Aldrin from his landing site on the moon to Mars as shows you first hand his plan for inhabiting the Red Planet.

FIFTY SHADES DARKER: THE MASQUERADE BALL

Join Christian, Ana AND their guests at the masquerade for an evening to remember

Fifty Shades Darker: The Masquerade Ball is a cinematic VR experience that invites viewers to join a memorable scene from the film – the elegant masked ball that takes place at the Grey family’s mansion. You will be immersed in the celebration and the spectacle as you join Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele and their exclusive guests for a spectacular evening affair.

FAST RIDE

Hop in the passenger seat of one of the world’s fastest cars

Take a ride in the Mazda 787, one of the fastest and most coveted race cars ever made. As co-driver of the first and only Japanese racer to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, you’ll run a lap at California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca at a flat-out fantastic 9,000 rpm.

HOME: A UN VR FILM

Experience what it’s like to travel with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

In 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to more than ten countries in five months to draw global attention to the urgent needs of some 130 million people severely impacted by armed conflicts and natural disasters. A VR crew was granted unprecedented access to capture the journey.
Released in Mr. Ban's final weeks in office after a ten-year term, "Home" offers viewers a rare behind-the-scenes look at Ban's visits to these communities. A triumphant story of loss, recovery, and spreading hope, the VR film features an original song by the Black Eyed Peas.

BEST LOVE

STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT WITH YUNA

The Malaysian-born singer-songwriter marches to her own beat when it comes to rhythm, lyrics—and fashion. In this virtual reality music video experience, you're invited behind the scenes with Yuna as she and her backup dancers perform her hit single Best Love. Inspired by InStyle's September fashion issue and styled by Senior Style Editor Ali Pew, you'll sway center stage alongside the rising R&B singer, whose personal style is all about bright colors, flashy accessories, and inspiring others to feel comfortable in their own skin and beliefs.

REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR

SEE A TRAILER FOR THIS IMMERSIVE NEW LOOK AT HISTORY

Revisit the attack that launched the U.S. into World War II through the experiences of a real survivor—Lt. James Downing, who is the second-oldest living American veteran to have witnessed that day.

ROGUE ONE: RECON

AN IMMERSIVE, 360 STAR WARS EXPERIENCE

Rogue One: Recon is a short immersive 360 experience created by ILMxLAB that is connected to “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Conflict, above all else, rules the galaxy. As an everyday X-wing pilot flying for the Rebellion, be immediately immersed in the vastness of space with only your R2 unit and wingman by your side. What starts as a routine mission for Mon Mothma takes a sharp turn as you stumble upon unexpected Imperial presence - and something they will do anything to keep hidden.

FAST RIDE

Hop in the passenger seat of one of the world’s fastest cars

Take a ride in the Mazda 787, one of the fastest and most coveted race cars ever made. As co-driver of the first and only Japanese racer to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, you’ll run a lap at California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca at a flat-out fantastic 9,000 rpm.

FAST RIDE

Hop in the passenger seat of one of the world’s fastest cars

Take a ride in the Mazda 787, one of the fastest and most coveted race cars ever made. As co-driver of the first and only Japanese racer to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, you’ll run a lap at California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca at a flat-out fantastic 9,000 rpm.

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY IN 360 Join director Gareth Edwards for an 360 degree inside look at the shooting of a scene for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story director Gareth Edwards takes fans behind the scenes in this 360° video, allowing the viewer to see the on & off-screen action. Gareth provides a director’s commentary about the specific scene being shot, the overall production, and his inspiration and motives as director. Viewers can pan around the 360° space, with on-screen annotations complementing Gareth’s VO and providing a deeper look into what it’s like shooting a scene in a Star Wars film. This scene features Jyn and Cassian in a market ambush with a group of Storm Troopers.

Defying the Nazis VR

A companion piece to the film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, premiering Sept. 20 on PBS

In a virtual reality experience accompanied by archival images and harrowing first-hand accounts from Ken Burns's and Artemis Joukowsky's PBS documentary "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War," you'll board a ship and flee Nazi France alongside young refugees to see what it might have been like to seek freedom in America.

DESTINATION OF THE YEAR 2016: PORTUGAL Go on a 360-degree tour of the magical city of Óbidos

Visit Portugal, Travel + Leisure's 2016 Destination of the Year, in virtual reality. To celebrate, here's a tour of one of its most beautiful places — the ancient, walled city of Óbidos.

LUMEN De-stress in a bioluminescent forest with this interactive virtual reality experience

Relax and calm yourself in minutes while exploring the wonders of a bioluminescent forest with LUMEN, a self-guided, nonlinear meditation rooted at the intersection of virtual reality and wellness, created in collaboration with Walter Greenleaf, PhD, of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, and Framestore's VR Studio.

FAST RIDE

Hop in the passenger seat of one of the world’s fastest cars

Take a ride in the Mazda 787, one of the fastest and most coveted race cars ever made. As co-driver of the first and only Japanese racer to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, you’ll run a lap at California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca at a flat-out fantastic 9,000 rpm.

26.2 IN 360

SEE WHAT IT'S LIKE TO RUN THE WORLD'S LARGEST MARATHON

See what it’s like to run the NYC Marathon in virtual reality from runner Alex Christison's perspective as he participates for the tenth time. From the center of the largest marathon in the world, you'll see millions cheer from the sidelines as the runners pass through all five boroughs on their 26.2-mile journey. This VR 360 video was produced and edited by multimedia company CyberLink using its flagship software PowerDirector, in partnership with Sports Illustrated.

WAYS TO WATCH

Experience LIFE VR content on these platforms

To watch LIFE VR experiences on your smartphone, first download the LIFE VR app, available on iOS and Android. Headphones and a Cardboard headset provide the optimal virtual reality viewing experience, but you can also enjoy LIFE VR content in 360º by selecting the smartphone-only option on the video-play screen.

With a Cardboard headset: Insert your mobile device in the front, and look left, right, up, or down to explore the environment around you.

With only a smartphone: Pan during playback by simply moving your device in any direction or dragging your finger across the screen. Tap the screen to show/hide playback controls.

To purchase a Cardboard viewer, click here.

Certain LIFE VR experiences are also available on Steam for the HTC Vive, in the Oculus Store for Oculus Rift, and Samsung Gear VR.

To watch LIFE VR experiences on your smartphone, first download the LIFE VR app, available on iOS and Android. Headphones and a Cardboard headset provide the optimal virtual reality viewing experience, but you can also enjoy LIFE VR content in 360º by selecting the smartphone-only option on the video-play screen.

With a Cardboard headset: Insert your mobile device in the front, and look left, right, up, or down to explore the environment around you.

With only a smartphone: Pan during playback by simply moving your device in any direction or dragging your finger across the screen. Tap the screen to show/hide playback controls.

To purchase a Google Cardboard viewer, click here.

Certain LIFE VR experiences are also available on Steam for the HTC Vive, in the Oculus Store for Oculus Rift, and Samsung Gear VR.

ABOUT LIFE VR

An extension of the iconic LIFE brand, LIFE VR is a virtual reality platform offering immersive experiences from some of today’s most beloved Time Inc. brands, including TIME, People, Sports Illustrated, Real Simple, Essence, Southern Living, and InStyle.

LIFE VR elevates Time Inc.’s acclaimed storytelling capabilities to new levels through 360° video and interactive virtual reality experiences to engage every passion, including news, entertainment, sports, fashion, history, food, and travel—all with new content curated every month from the best of Time Inc.

You can watch LIFE VR’s growing slate of world-class stories and exciting original programming across many platforms including the LIFE VR mobile app for iOS and Android; Steam for the HTC Vive; Samsung Gear VR; and Oculus Rift.

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