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Top Spa Destinations in Europe: Get Away From It All The Luxury Way

pink flowers, sea shells, sea salt, and massage towels, symbolizing the beauty and wellness at top spa destinations europe

If heading to the crowded ski slopes, a Caribbean island or a cruise with (seemingly) everyone else is not your cup of tea, or you have “been there, done that”, why not use your break for true rejuvenation? Rather than rubbing elbows this year to get in a line or a spot at the pool, you could be relaxing and healing mind, body and spirit after a hectic fall and holiday period at one of the top spa destinations in Europe.

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Tip 9: What To Do For A Winter Break and Save Money As Well – European Spa Vacations

 massage oils on a table in one of the luxury European spas, traveler on one of the most gorgeous European spa vacations

Dreaming about European spa vacations? Why not use your winter break for true rejuvenation and a chance to get away from crowds? Europe’s spa destinations are easy to get to and distinct enough so that you truly get away from it all. Spa vacations in Europe are serious healing centers. Thermal baths offer massages, healing thermal mud wraps, sauna programs and hamam (oriental bath) and personalized body and facial treatments.  Their methods are honed from years (we are talking HUNDREDS of years) of experience. Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pixabay.

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Tip 8: Off the Beaten Path Travel – Traveling to Croatia

Sibenik, part of our traveling to Croatia mini blog post series, photographer Sergii Gulenok, Unsplash

Is traveling to Croatia on your travel list? It should be! This small country offers the best in Mediterranean lifestyle, food and wine. Although it is a Balkan country, formerly a part of Yugoslavia, it has the air of East meets West; it can look like the Italy that traded with Byzantine, with a twist of Austria and Hungary and the antiquity of ancient Roman Empire. Couple this with an extraordinary coastline with clear blue waters and stunning natural wonders, this tiny country provides the best in travel. Photo by Sergii Gulenok on Unsplash

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How to Have Immersive Travel or How I Learned From My Mistakes – And You Can, Too

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson in front of a street painting, sharing her immersive travel experiendes

When I had the opportunity to live in Europe about 8 years ago for a 2 year period, I felt like I had to hit the ground running.  So much to see from gathered “must-dos” of guidebooks and internet sites! My photo album/Facebook life wouldn’t be complete without shots of iconic sites alone, with me and my family or visiting friends.

So that is what I did. For about 6 months I spent hours and hours in research additional to what I had done as soon as I got he news we were moving. I scoured websites, accommodation sites, touring sites.  

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Ethical Tourism: How Luxury Travel Leads the Way to Making the World Better Place

At Singita Grumeti, a 350,000-acre reserve in Tanzania, the Environmental Education Centre that educates the community’s next generation of leaders on the importance of a balanced, sustainable ecosystem and from it a viable economic option through controlled and ethical tourism. Courtesy of Singita

Courtesy of Singita

What is ethical tourism? The UN has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development — an entire year dedicated to reminding us that tourism just isn’t about seeing the sites: it’s about connecting with local people and local cultures, minimizing our impact on the environment, and growing local economies It is about growing peace through understanding.. Basically, we can make a difference in each other’s lives no matter where we are in the world.

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