If you happen to live anywhere near a flight path in one of our major cities, the silence is unusual – and ominous.
Just outside the majestic walls of Croatia's medieval citadel city of Dubrovnik lies a cluster of small stone houses, the Lazarettos of Dubrovnik, best known as an art and clubbing hub and a tourist attraction.
Beijing's city zoo and parts of the Great Wall of China have reopened to visitors who book in advance, as the Chinese capital slowly returns to normal amid a sharp fall in the number of new coronavirus cases.
Tours are cancelled. Restaurants are empty. And centuries-old temples are quieter than usual in the ancient capital city of Japan, hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Further travel bans to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak have seen airlines offer further flexibility to passengers looking to change or cancel their travel plans.
Qantas and Virgin have slashed flights, closed lounges and made changes to their frequent flyer programs in the past week.
The total number of stranded tourists is not known, but scenes of frustration are playing out in several countries.
On the Spanish island of Mallorca, police have turned to singing to cheer up residents confined to their homes by a government-imposed coronavirus lockdown.
So we're grounded for the foreseeable future - is this the end of the travel as we know it?
Emirates, the world's largest long-haul airline, will suspend nearly all of its passenger operations this week, in the latest concession to the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated global travel.
You can now visit Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks in one morning.
The world's largest cruise operator pitched its ships as temporary floating hospitals to authorities around the world.