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6 Healing Destinations

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6 Healing Destinations


By Julia Austin, Planet Green

Religious, atheist, hippie or hard-core urbanite—everyone needs a little healing now and then. Whether you’re a serenity seeker who travels the world wherever myth and folklore take you, or you need to get out of the city for the first time in ages, these seven healing locations will feed your soul (or at least give you a good detox).

Matsuyama City, Shikoku, Japan
How would you like to bathe in some volcano fault lines? It’s safe, I promise, and Japan is covered in them. Locals often reap the mineral benefits from the springs in the fault lines called onsen. Many onsen sights are the seat of a number of baths, each with different healing properties. One onsen hotspot is Dogo, a luxury spa in Ehimekan on Shikoku Island. Here visitors are treated to hot tea, dumplings and a vast veranda draped in tatami mats for meditation and relaxation.

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9:35PM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Lake Atitlan is a definite "on my bucket list".

12:15AM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Thanks for the info.

6:53AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

sound interesting, thx.

3:45PM PDT on Oct 25, 2011

cool. thanks.

7:02PM PDT on Sep 1, 2011

My mom would love this! I want to get her a vacation to one of these places. :)

3:25PM PDT on Aug 10, 2011

Sound beautiful.....calgon could never take me away to places as this!

1:29AM PDT on Aug 10, 2011

these places look relaxing and are beautiful

9:07AM PDT on Aug 9, 2011

Thank you for fueling my soul!

8:40PM PDT on Aug 8, 2011

thanks for sharing.

7:41PM PDT on Aug 8, 2011


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