There are many things we do to improve our mental health, to relax and practice calmness and peacefulness. Reading a book, spending time doing something we love to do, those are all valid ways of enriching your soul. However, you will never get more pleasure than when traveling.
It seems like it is in our nature to always be on the go and in a hurry, that is why traveling provides a perfect opportunity to experience something new and with it maybe even change your life. Maybe you will even find an idea for your next trip in our following recommendations.
1. Get a blessing from a monk in Nepal
Nepal is a perfect place that combines more religions into one. Hinduism and Buddhism are both well represented, so the whole country reflects spirituality.
When visiting some of the many temples, you will be able to enjoy a beautiful landscape of snowy Himalayas as well. You should definitely take the tour in which you will get a blessing from a monk and also learn a lot about mindfulness, positivity, and happiness through Buddhism. This tour also includes visits to Buddhist monasteries, which will definitely bring a sense of serenity and peace.
Another possibility is to experience a shaman healing tour where he will heal your problems with knowledge about local tradition and culture.
2. The magnificent beauty of the Grand Canyon
There is no better way of understanding the true power of nature than traveling to Grand Canyon. This amazing national park makes you feel respect and awe towards the beauty and strength of nature.
Imagine seeing all that from a bird’s perspective. There are many exciting Grand Canyon helicopter tours you can take, and they all offer an unforgettable experience. You will go over the Colorado River, national forests and enjoy the view of Tower of Ra and many more formations.
This tour will definitely teach you humility because you will be able to put your own life into perspective when you contrast it with the vastness of nature.
3. Experience Zen Buddhism in Japan
Japan is a country of contrast when you think about all the religious practices, temples and shrines, and the urban, crowded cities. That is precisely what makes it so appealing; you will be able to experience both and understand and appreciate peace and quiet all the more.
Temples are a perfect place to practice meditation and learn about Zen Buddhism. Zen gardens are created in such a way to imitate nature as a whole and provide a perfect refuge…