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Spotlight on Vipassana retreats

February 21, 2013

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Vipassana retreats have become a trendy hallmark for travelers through South and Southeast Asia. “I was doing a Vipassana retreat in X exotic location…” becomes a popular refrain on the backpacker trail. But while popular, these retreats typically make for intense emotional experiences and should be entered into with eyes wide open. While Vipassana is […]

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Traveling for mental health

February 7, 2013

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Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love” popularized the concept of women leaving behind their daily lives in search of lost passions and meaning. While the idea may be a bit cliche, there is a great deal of value to be gained by traveling for the purposes of mental health and clarity. Asia is a particularly attractive […]

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