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Sometimes life can be stressful and tiring. It can reach the point where everything around you becomes less appealing and more annoying. These are times when you wish you could grab your bags and travel to a distant location where you can keep calm and balance yourself mentally. The good thing is that you can actually do it, as there are so many locations around the world offering pristine environments and beautiful landscapes that can restore your mood and relax your body. All you have to do is pick one and head over to start unwinding. Here is a list of some of the best choices.


Formed by more than 20 atolls, the Maldives is one of the most beautiful destinations on the planet, with amazing lush green backdrops, clear waters, and untouched beaches. The tranquillity of the region is astounding, the landscapes are therapeutic, the people are friendly and the food is delicious. It is the right place for anyone seeking tranquillity, to loosen up, keep calm, and reinvent themself. The Maldives hosts the annual World Spa Awards, so you can expect to have a memorable experience. Bring plenty of swimwear and let the water take your stress away. 

Ubud in Bali

Yoga enthusiasts will find their heaven in Bali. It is one of the most peaceful destinations on the planet, with beautiful shrines and amazing topography. The town of Ubud uniquely balances modernity and culture, thus making it attractive to anyone seeking calmness. While staying in Ubud you can pay a visit to nearby Nusa Dua, with its white beaches, turquoise water, and friendly locals. You will find everything you want to enjoy a destination, including tasty food and elegant accommodation. Walk around the streets of Ubud and enjoy the beautiful view of coloured shops and captivating hotels. It is one place where you can quickly gain peace of mind and appreciate life.

Hanoi in Vietnam

Take your time and tour Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, and enjoy life at its finest. The region offers plenty of picturesque locations, famous ancient buildings, and Vietnamese culture. Hanoi is a place where you can find a vibrant art scene and unique cuisine influenced by the French. There are multiple luxurious hotels with spacious rooms and nicely decorated lobbies. The old quarter is much more distinctive than other parts of Hanoi since it is adopting novelty and taking strides towards an innovative future. It is also the place to see locals showcasing their skills and cultural art. Cafes and restaurants can be found in every corner, which means that there will always be a place for you to enjoy delectable meals.

Dubai in the United Arabs Emirates

Dubai is a place where you can decide to party till you drop or melt away your stress as you lie back and enjoy some downtime and keep calm. The city has many attractions and is particularly famous for its shopping and beautiful skyline. Dubai is a great place to visit, with some of the most luxurious hotels in the world, like the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, where you can dine in style. You can also head into the desert, perhaps on a motorcycle tour, to enjoy the sight of camel caravans. Don’t forget to ask for motorcycle protection to ensure your safety while on a bike. As soon as you leave Dubai, you will be dreaming of coming back again.

Nachi Falls in Japan

Discover the beauty of Nachi Falls, which is famous for its 133-meter drop. This Japanese gem hides in a primordial forest known for its thick vegetation cover and beautiful surroundings. Here, listening to the water splashing and thousands of birds chirping, you will keep calm and experience a wonderful feeling of relief. There is a beautiful three-tiered pagoda by the falls, called Seigantoji Temple, and if you visit early in the morning or late in the evening you can see worshippers saying their prayers. Nachi Falls attracts travellers who value peace and natural beauty. The area is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most beautiful and tranquil places in Japan.

Molokai in Hawaii

Hawaii is an island state that attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. The good news is that you can find quieter places such as Molokai, which tends to have fewer people due to its serene environment. Molokai has magnificent beaches where you can go and bask in the sun, as well as charming hotels with world-class services. A stay here will give you enough room to think about your life and figure out the changes you wish to make. By the time you leave Hawaii, you will be more than ready to tackle life and its obstacles.

Alberta in Canada

There are plenty of places that can easily convince you there is more to life than routine chores and stressful days, and Alberta is one of those places. While in Alberta, visit the Banff National Park and see some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Here you will find turquoise glacial lakes with glittering water, roaring waterfalls and the rugged landscape of the Rocky Mountains. All of these make Alberta one of the most fulfilling and relaxing destinations on the planet. 

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There are also many other places, like Malindi in Kenya and Stanley Park in Vancouver, where you can have a pleasant stay. Each of the locations highlighted above has beautiful scenery, luxurious hotels and, most importantly, the quiet you need to reinvent yourself. Taking a trip to one of them will see you turn your life around and release your stress and help you keep calm.  

Rebecca Siggers
Rebecca Siggers

Rebecca Siggers is a passionate writer and into investing for the last five years. She generously contributes on different blog pages about insurance, health insurance including Mutual of Omaha living promise and general life insurance. Through her writing, she wants to spread awareness among people about health and Finances.

  • Avatar kelvis thames ( says:

    Thanks for the wonderful piece, i shared the article with one of my friends as she was dealing with depression and anxiety and after reading this she finally decided to go on solo-trip, to figure out the things. Keep sharing such interesting stuff.

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