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Africat health team. Photo courtesy of Wilderness Travel.

10 Unforgettable Ethical Wildlife Vacations For Animal Lovers

These wildlife vacations help you explore the world of animal tourism ethically and make a positive impact. Here’s how.

Yoga in Aerial Silks in Costa Rica. Photo courtesy of Rancho Delicioso.

10 Best Transformative “Yoga And…” Retreats For A Powerful Trip

These yoga adventures incorporate writing, hiking, cooking and other immersive activities for a truly transformative vacation. Here’s how.

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The Best Yoga Retreats & Wellness Escapes For 2016

Looking for the best yoga retreats for 2016? We’ve got you covered with these traditional and quirky wellness escapes.

How Give Back Yoga Is Providing Health To Communities In Need & The World

As someone who had experienced the benefits of yoga practice firsthand, Rob Schware wanted to give back. Upon retiring from his role as a Lead Information Technology manager at the World Bank, Schware realized his professional talents could be paired with […]

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Wellness Travel: Top 10 Yoga Fusion Retreats Of 2015

Like last year’s round-up of unique wellness trips, Epicure & Culture wants to help you stretch your limits with yoga retreats that fuse flexibility, strength training and curative stretching with something else. Maybe you want to cultivate compassion by volunteering […]

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Wellness Travel: World’s Top Boozy Yoga Vacations

On first consideration, drinking and yoga may seem rather incompatible. If, like me, you’ve occasionally had one too many glasses of red wine before heading to an hour of vinyasa and downward dog, you may have reservations about combining the […]

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A Sustainable Wellness Getaway At Al Capone’s Old SoCal Hideaway

“Qigong is the practice of mindful of your body, mind and breath,” explains Michael, my Tai Chi instructor for the morning. “If you’re mindful of your breath and body but not your mind, you’re not doing Qigong.” It’s a sunny […]

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Sips & Suds: 12 Best Unusual Beer Experiences In The USA

There are better ways to enjoy a beer than perched on an uncomfortable bar stool. Peruse this collection of the world’s top unusual beer experiences to switch up your beer routine, culminating in a city that can satisfy the quirkiness […]

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Journey Inward: The Best Silent Retreats Around The World

Travelers can get swept up in climbing the tallest mountains, fording wild rivers and crossing the most obscure borders that they can miss the formidable challenge right under their nose: how to find peace by turning inward. It is tempting […]

Do yoga in Peru's Sacred Valley. Photo courtesy of Yajra Sol Yoga Adventures.

Wellness Travel: Top 13 Culturally Immersive Yoga Retreats From Around The World

Most people think of yoga as a turning inward, a solitary practice aimed at developing self-awareness and reflection. People practice yoga to find peace and improve wellness; but ultimately, to feel truly serene, you need to feel united and at home […]