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‘ No sexuality please, we’re ponder ‘: peace and positivity on a weekend retreat

At a country house in West Sussex, meditation, yoga and detox come together for a weekend of mindfulness that expands your protective bubble The taxi driver evaluates me with mistrust when I tell him my destination.” But you’ve not got a yoga mat ,” he says. Having never been on a meditation retreat before, I …

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Kala festival, Albania: party time in what feels like a paradise

A new arrival on the celebration circuit, Albania is seducing younger holidaymakers to dance on its beaches and explore beyond its pristine shores Just how seriously the Albanian ministry of tourism was taking Kala festival- the first international event of its kind in the country- became clear the moment we stepped off the boat at …

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Cannabis tourism in California- a women’s wellness retreat with puff love

At the Ganja Goddess Getaway, yes, there are yoga class and spiritual talks but the mother lode comes from the spliffs, edibles and pot-infused mocktails that aid the healing Wearing a T-shirt with the slogan “Mary Jane Smokewear”, a woman with long, grey pigtails crawled towards me, offering a hitting off a balloon bag inflated …

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