How to experience life on a working horse ranch in southern Iceland

Saddle up to learn about Iceland’s equine obsession at Torfhús Retreat, offering turf-roofed cabins and private geothermal pools on a working horse ranch, just a short detour from the geological drama of south Iceland’s Golden Circle route.

How mindful cloudberry picking turned Finnish Lapland into a wellness destination

Finns savour the ceaseless, golden light of midsummer with a biological urgency. Now, after a long winter, the never-ending space and solace of Lapland’s forests beckon. Here, you can walk, meditate and collect juicy Arctic berries born from winter snows.
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Stressed? Enjoy this relaxing flight through Europe’s skies

Take time out for a scenic, soothing flight across some of the continent's most beautiful places – courtesy of the National Geographic show Europe From Above. 

Explore while you exercise: 10 ways to travel and stay fit in 2020

From New York to Bangkok, six personal trainers in cities across the globe share the trends that are hot right now — and the ones to look out for in 2020.

Get on board: why there’s never been a better time to take up surfing

Surfing’s popularity is rising. Find out how surfing has been shown to improve mental and physical health, making the sport an ideal wellness holiday, with advice on how to start surf training.
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Top five wellness experiences in the Himalayas

We round up the best stress-free experiences at Ananda in the Himalayas.

Recharge and reboot: Best ski spa resorts in Europe

At these select ski spa resorts, you don't have to stay in a posh hotel to enjoy a swim and a spa treatment after a day on the slopes

Notes from an author: Julia Buckley

Searching for a cure to chronic pain, Julia Buckley visited a country notorious for witch doctors and black magic — and found it utterly captivating
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Soneva: The ultimate in wellness retreats

Soneva’s award-winning luxury and sustainable resorts in Thailand and the Maldives are all about relaxation and restoration, offering incredible cuisine, accommodation and wellness treatment

Do it now: Zen & the art of mind maintenance

Want to sleep better, manage stress and anxiety, or simply feel a bit more zen? There's a reason meditation is being embraced by travellers everywhere

Yoga for the whole family

On a wellness week in southern Spain, we discover that quality time to unwind with the kids need not be something hard won

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