Voluntourism – a combination of travel and volunteering – has been around for many years, but, of late, the tourism niche appears to be gaining momentum and the travel industry is doing its part by making philanthropic opportunities more easily available to travelers.
In every issue, we ask wellness travel experts, contributors and partners how they stay healthy and calm when they travel. This time around we’ve got advice on everything from jet lag to running shoes.
Forest bathing anyone? Spafinder Wellness 365 recently released its top ten global spa and wellness trends for the $500 billion wellness travel sector, compiled here by EcoWanderlust.
If you’re a fan of yoga, delicious food, and communing with nature, then a yoga retreat might be the perfect getaway to deepen–or recommit to–your practice, or just take a much-deserved breather from the everyday.
At the foot of a stunning Canadian mountain, beside a clear blue lake, Nita Lake Lodge is the perfect place for a Girls Getaway.
Getting out of your comfort zone and experiencing something new is the best way to change the way you feel. Wellness travel company Pravassa recently ran an Instagram campaign called #ChangedByTravel that asked visitors to explain how travel had changed them.
Looking to be inspired, challenged and rejuvenated? Then it’s time for a real adventure, to immerse yourself in local customs and culture and return home changed by the experience.
Tailored for each guest by spa concierges, the resort’s four, five and seven-day Spa Experiences range from Nature, Mayan, Ayurvedic and Tao sensorial journeys, and include Purifying, Renewal and Beautifying rituals.
What began as an idea for a marathon in an idyllic location turned into a dream vacation for my wife and me, and our two good friends.