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2021 Top 10 Wellness Travel Locations

When it comes to the modern-day concept of “wellness travel,” there are a whole lot of different ideas out there about what it entails. But, according to the Wellness Tourism Association the definition is quite simple. Wellness travel is any type of travel that allows the traveller to maintain, enhance or kick-start a healthy lifestyle, and support or increase one’s sense of wellbeing. So whether you are looking to maintain, enhance or kick-start a healthy lifestyle in 2021, here are 10 wellness travel options to have on your list. Travel Considerations: You’ll want to first check on where you can travel and what restrictions may be in place, especially going outside of Canada and what you might have to do on return. Double check what kind of vaccination documentation you’ll need as well. Without two doses, some countries may not let you in. Top 10 Wellness Travel Locations 2021 1.

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Longevity

Our global celebrations of spring

Around the world cultures and religions celebrate spring in many colourful and different ways. They are wonderful experiences that show us how much we are all the same. Rites, celebrations and passages of spring have been a part of the human existence since we began to evolve a culture. Our early ancestors would hold celebrations as seasons changed to ask their gods and ancestors for mild winters or early spring growing seasons. Spring celebrations and harvest festivals were tops throughout the cycle of the year all around the world. For many cultures, spring celebrations weren’t just for good crop growing ahead, but also represented fertility in their sociocultural groups. In Sweden, they have the Festival of the Penis, or St. John’s Day at the summer solstice. It is from pre-Christian days and was a nod to the pagan god Freyr, who represented fertility and renewal. In Sweden, it’s considered more

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Travel

Why travel after COVID-19 is important

Right now, it’s hard to think about travel when we’re spending our days in our homes and we can barely travel farther than our local grocery store. Imagining travel to sunny destinations or taking a wellness vacation may seem a distant dream.  But traveling will be important for many reasons, not just economic. There have been concerns and re…

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