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Indulge in Guilt-Free Luxury at 7 of the World’s Best Green Retreats

These luxury green retreats may not be totally affordable but they are FABULOUS and guilt-free. Even if you travel on the cheap, these 7 eco retreats are all you need to fire up your 2018 travel dreams. Who doesn’t love to look at pictures of exotic retreats around the world? It’s even better when they […]

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vietnam itinerary

Vietnam Itinerary: How to Get the Most from 1–4 Weeks in Vietnam

These one-week itineraries can be done on their own or combined to create the ultimate adventurous Vietnam itinerary. This is an amazing country, so grab our itinerary suggestions and get planning your trip! Unless you’ve got months and months to explore Vietnam, I suggest you plan your Vietnam travel route for a specific region. There’s […]

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yoga travel destinations

7 of the Best Yoga Travel Destinations for Your 2018 Adventures

If you think India is the ultimate yoga travel destination, think again! These 7 places (plus 7 great alternatives) are our picks for the very best yoga adventures in 2018! A couple of years ago, we made our first trip to India. Having heard from all our yogi friends what a mind-blowing spiritual experience it […]

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Things to do in Turin Italy in One Day: Pizza, Gelato & Must-See Sights

Here’s your guide to things to do in Turin Italy in one day, including the best pizza and gelato as recommended by our local friends! It includes a self-guided walking tour map, too. Though it’s not a huge city like Rome or a capital of fashion like Milan, Turin Italy (also known as Torino) is […]

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This Phnom Penh Boutique Hotel is a Unique Retreat in the City Centre

This Phnom Penh boutique hotel is perfect for couples or families who want comfort, style, and a peaceful place to retreat after exploring the bustling city. There’s a special magic that happens when a hotel finds the right balance between comfort, design, and a welcoming atmosphere. TeaHouse Asian Urban Hotel, a welcoming boutique hotel in […]

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Blue Lime Phnom Penh – A Tranquil Retreat in the Heart of the City

This boutique hotel in Phnom Penh is the perfect retreat from the buzz and hum of the city. For people who want to stay in the city centre but also enjoy a spot of quiet relaxation, Blue Lime Phnom Penh is ideal. As with most cities, many of the hotels in Phnom Penh city centre […]

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How to Give Amazing Mindful Gifts Even if You’re Saving for Travel

When you’re saving for travel, holiday season can make a huge dent in the travel budget. Here’s how to get through the season without going broke — while still giving amazing mindful gifts to your friends and family. People are always looking for great gift ideas for travellers. But how should we travellers give back? […]

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The Resort in Kampot That Will Make You Feel Like (a Chilled-Out) Tarzan

This rustic resort in Kampot, Cambodia, is a perfect place to relax by Kampot river and experience the Cambodian countryside. For adventurers who are looking for a quiet retreat, this jungle hideaway is ideal. As a full-time traveller, I have stayed in all types of accommodation – luxury boutique hotels, colonial style beach resorts, family […]

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17 of the Best Books to Read While Traveling

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly searching for the best books to read while traveling. In a self-serving move to fill my reading list, I asked my fellow travel bloggers to recommend their favourite travel books. Here are the books that changed the way these bloggers travel, that inspired them to do more and […]

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best gili island

How to Choose the Best Gili Island for your Mindful Escape

Which is the best Gili Island? And what will you do when you get there? Where should you stay and where should you eat? We answer all your Gili Islands questions! If you want all the amenities of Ubud — without the terrifying traffic, the annoying scams, and the overwhelming hassle — hop on a […]

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Crave Adventure & Luxury? You’ll Love this Outstanding Kep Resort.

This luxury Kep resort a few miles north of Kep, Cambodia, is a perfect place to relax on the beach or unwind by the pool. For people who are looking for a tranquil or romantic retreat, these villas set in a lush botanical garden are ideal. As adventure-loving as I am, there’s a side of […]

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best places to spend christmas in europe

Need an Escape? Here are the 11 Best Places to Spend Christmas in Europe

If you’re in desperate need of a winter escape, or the travel bug just can’t wait for summer, then book yourself a ticket to one of the best places to spend Christmas in Europe. When it comes to Christmas breaks, Europe is awash with great possibilities. There are tiny seaside towns with deserted beaches that […]

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Best Boutique Hotels and Resorts in Jaipur for Mindful Travellers

The vibrant Pink City, Jaipur, India, offers some of the most beautiful hotels I’ve ever seen. These are our picks for the best resorts in Jaipur for mindful travellers. Jaipur is a thrilling destination for people who love historical architecture. It is home to the famous Amber Fort and the stunning Water Palace, but there […]

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ho chi minh city boutique hotels

Experience the Real Saigon at this Friendly Boutique Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

This cheery boutique hotel in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District, is perfect for people who want to experience the real Saigon away from the touristy District 1. We love a boutique hotel with personality and Lief Hotel has plenty of it. From the colourful floor tiles to the bright photographs on the walls […]

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The Best Gili Islands Restaurants for Vegans, Vegetarians, and Mindful Eaters

The Gili Islands have a great food scene, including western restaurants and Indonesia eateries. The best Gili Islands restaurants offer plenty of choice for vegans, vegetarians and other mindful eaters, too. As with almost any island destination, most Gili Islands restaurants are focussed on offering fresh fish and seafood. If you want to eat a […]

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best sarajevo apartments

The Best Sarajevo Apartments for an Amazing Stay in the City

Forget about hotels for your trip to Sarajevo. The best deals are to be had in the city’s huge selection of apartments. These are our picks of the very best Sarajevo apartments in each budget range. Earlier this year, I took a quick jaunt around the Balkans, visiting Bulgaria, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The […]

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15 of the Best Gili Islands Hotels That Will Make Your Trip Amazing

Finding best Gili Islands hotels is not easy — there are so many to choose from! If you’d rather not spend the next 3 hours scouring Booking.com, try one of our picks of the best places to stay on the Gili Islands, from the ultra budget to the uber luxurious. There is a dizzying selection […]

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things to do in gili islands

7 Things To Do in the Gili Islands for Mindful Travellers

Here are the 7 best things to do in the Gili Islands for mindful travellers. This guide to mindful fun is part one of our Mindful Travel Guide to the Gilis. When I first read about the Gili Islands, they sounded like my version of tourist hell — a place for backpackers who wanted to […]

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Is This Cosy Retreat the Best Place to Stay in Lombok?

If you’re looking for the best place to stay in Lombok, Indonesia, you may have just found it. If you want relaxation and romance with an outstanding view from not one, but two infinity pools, The Puncak is waiting to welcome you. As I ascend the staircase that leads to the outdoor lobby of The […]

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Should You Bother Visiting the Mui Ne Sand Dunes in Vietnam?

Are the Mui Ne sand dunes a place for a spectacular trip into a wonder of nature or just a cheesy tourist trap? We tell all! Mui Ne, Vietnam used to be a quiet fishing village about 200 km east of Saigon. Now it is a bustling beach resort, which attracts Vietnamese weekenders from Ho […]

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hiking in Armenia

Hiking in Armenia: Stunning Hikes & Historic Sights for Adventurers

Have you ever thought about hiking in Armenia? No? Neither had we, until we were shown some stunning pictures of Armenian mountains! We haven’t had a chance to experience Armenia trekking yet, but we’re happy to share the best hiking in Armenia in this post created in partnership with Ashkhen. So read on to discover […]

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world elephant day

World Elephant Day: 7 Ways to Help Elephants When You Travel

If it were up to us, every day would be World Elephant Day! To celebrate the world’s most amazing animals, we’re sharing the best ways to help elephants when you travel. As you know, I love all the animals! But when asked to pick a favourite, it’s elephants every time. And I’m not alone. Do […]

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long-term world travel

Could You Handle Long-Term World Travel? We Answer Your Questions!

Are you wondering if you could handle long-term world travel? Would you thrive not knowing where you’re going to sleep every night, or would you cave after a few weeks and head back to the familiarity of home? Long-term world travel is not for everybody. Most people need the stability and predictability that comes from […]

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vancouver island

11 of the Best Things to Do on Your Vancouver Island Holiday

There are so many amazing things to do on a Vancouver Island holiday. We’ve put together our favourite indoor and outdoor activities to help you make the most of your travels. In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary (and because we miss our great country so much, especially during the summer months), we decided to share […]

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mindful hotels in ho chi minh city

Best Hotels in Saigon: Ho Chi Minh City Hotels for Mindful Travellers

Finding the best hotels in Saigon is not an easy task! There are just so many great ones to choose from. If you don’t want to spend the next three hours scouring Booking.com for Ho Chi Minh City Hotels, you’ve come to the right place. Where to Stay in Saigon Fun fact: Though the official […]

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