Top 2019 Travel Destinations that Will Curb Your Anxiety

Anxiety and related disorders are among the leading mental illnesses in the US. This is likely due to the fact that we experience extremely stressful lives. From busy schedules to political shenanigans to crime rates, there seems to be so much to be worried about. While escaping your life is farfetched and counterproductive, travelling is one of the most effective ways to relieve your anxiety and boost your happiness. This is because travelling broadens our perspective, reframes our mindset, and offers a much-needed break from everyday life. This considered, there are certain countries that offer more relaxing experiences than others. And, there are countries that have anxiety-reducing cultural habits. Exploring these countries is a surefire way of promoting your happiness and wellbeing.

Having said all of that, planning your travel experience can be stressful in itself. There are many axienty travel tips to help you get through! Eating healthy and exercising regularly can help you avoid associated anxiety. This, however, is easier said than done.

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And without further ado, we will outline a few of the top travel destinations that will curb your anxiety.

 

Related: “The Top 10 Travel Destinations in 2019 According to Full-Time Travelers

 


While certain areas of India are chaotic and exasperating, the culture is extremely peaceful and friendly. There are a few hidden gems that offer some fascinating and uplifting sights, and the food is renowned for its Ayurvedic properties. In saying so, a trip to the lesser travelled parts of India will instil feelings of happiness and gratitude.

Inspiration: THE BEST MOVIES ABOUT INDIA

Things to do in India

India is home to some of the most magnificent temples. The most prominent religion is Hinduism, the oldest religion in the world. One of the founding principles of this religion is known as dharma – a code of good conduct and morality. In saying so, the upstanding country is inspiring to say the least. The beautiful aspects of the religion along with the fascinating architecture will instill a sense of peace within you.

Some of the most invigorating activities include hiking majestic terrain, seeing wildlife, and wading in the waters. India’s natural beauty offers one of the most rewarding experiences of a lifetime.  Fill yourself of this gratitude as you take in the epic views from one of these amazing treks in India, see the wonderful wildlife at a Safari in Bandhavgarh National Park or escape to the beaches of Goa.

Things to see in India:
11 Best Madhya Pradesh Tourist Places
+ Exploring Jaipur- India’s Pink City
+ An Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat

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What to Eat

Indian Food is well known for its delectable curries and rich flavours. The country eats plenty of vegetables and beneficial spices. Spices like nutmeg, ginger, and turmeric have many benefits for the body. Ginger, for example, can combat contributors to anxiety among other benefits.

Indian Food
Jaipur, India

Austria

Austria is a truly inspiring country. Individuals can register to vote when they are 16, everything is spotlessly clean, and the public transport is out-of-this-world. The tremendously low crime rates and general affordability make it an exceptionally appealing place to visit. These factors are among the few of the reasons why it is one of the most stress-free countries in the world.

Things to do in Austria

If you wish to visit Austria, then one of the most exciting experiences has got to be visiting some of the many extraordinary establishments. The architecture in Austria is revolutionary. The imaginative designs and creative executions are wonderfully inspiring. You will leave this country feeling more positive about life than ever.

The most humbling thing you could possibly do while in Austria is visiting the Alps. You could blow off some steam by skiing the renowned mountain range or simply bask in its beauty. Enjoy the snow like never before and feel truly grateful for the wonderful world we live in.

What to Eat

The delightfully rich flavors in Austria will set your taste buds a light. If you are looking for a food to sweeten up your life then don’t be shy to indulge in the Apfelstrudel. This national food is light, full of flavor, and vegetarian. The combination of cinnamon and apple with provide essential nutrients to the body for combatting anxiety.

Thailand

In a lot of ways, Thailand is like a more laid-back India. While the tourist areas are exceptionally busy, travelling off the beaten track can provide an enriching experience. In these areas, Thailand’s stress-free atmosphere exuberates. The beaches are beautiful, the people are delightful, and the food is to die for. Head to Thailand’s off the beaten track places like Khao YaiChanthaburi, Koh Lipe and Ko Muk and let your worries escape you.

Things to do in Thailand

The prevailing religion in Thailand is Buddhism. Buddhism is founded on peaceful, respectful, and uplifting beliefs. Viewing a traditional Buddhist temple is a must. You have to visit Wat Muang the biggest Buddha in all of Thailand. It is located in Ang Thong Province in central Thailand. The sheer scale of this Buddha and the respectful nature of the religion make this such an anxious-free environment.

One of the most relaxing and happy adventures to undertake in Thailand is island-hopping. This will allow you to explore the islands less traveled – giving you an opportunity to unwind and be grateful for what you have. Check out this handy resource for effectively island-hopping in Thailand.

What to Eat

Thai cuisine is full of spice and flavor. While pork and chicken are served in almost every restaurant, it is their prominent seafood that stands out. The country has an abundance of seafood restaurants serving incredibly fresh fish. Fish provides essential omega 3 fatty acids which promote optimal brain functioning. Eating this seafood can prevent common contributors to anxiety.

Traveling to any of these three countries will be life-changing, each in their own way. By the end of your stay, you will feel less anxious than ever and have a renewed outlook on life. So, get out there and enjoy the beauty of the world around us!

New Zealand

Beautiful. Surreal. Jaw-dropping. Those are just some of the words I’d use to describe New Zealand’s South Island. Locals claim that is the best NZ Island and after a two-week road trip where we stumbled upon some of the country’s best landscapes and natural wonders, I would have to agree!

From Mt Cook, the country’s highest peak, to the mysterious fiords of Milford Sound and the adventure capital of Queenstown, to unique blue lakes, the photos below will inspire you to pack your bags and head to New Zealand’s South Island!

Things to do in New Zealand

New Zealand is home to spectacular natural landscapes and heart-stopping adventure! It’s famous for attractions like Coronet Peak and Remarkables for the snow bunnies and Fiordland National Park, where Milford Sound’s mystery leaves you in awe.

With so much scenery on offer, it’s only natural that hiking is a popular South Island activity. The South Island has a variety of walks both short and long for both day hikers and avid adventurers. There is something for everyone and every type of experience or scenery leaving you feeling calm yet energised! Here is a great list of the best hikes in New Zealand’s South Island.

Bali

To some, Bali is solely a vacation destination, but it has some insanely rich culture waiting to be explored!  There are also many retreat and quieter destinations like Sanur that make Bali the perfect wellness getaway.

Things to do in Bali

It’s no secret Bali is a very popular tourist destination, Trip Advisor crowned it the World’s Best Destination in 2017! With a mix of family-friendly activities, cultural spots, beach clubs, great surf and amazing cuisine its no wonder people are flocking here in the masses. This diverse, eclectic island is just waiting for you to discover it, there are lots of things to do in Bali no matter what kind of traveller you are.

There are many benefits of a wellness retreat, why not combine these enriching activities with a life changing solo trip to Bali. There are many retreats throughout Bali that cater to all wellness types including, holistic, surf, yoga, detox, fitness, women’s only with a varying degree of budgets. These renewing experiences are all about personalising your retreat with your individual wellness needs, with most offering nourishing meals, activities, coaches and Ayurvedic and Spa treatments.

Bali and yoga go hand in hand.  Long before Eat, Pray, Love yogis headed to paradise to spend their days deep in practice amongst the rice fields in Ubud. Post the famous movie there are healing centres, retreats, fitness clubs and hotels all offering daily yoga classes taught by both locals and expats who  now call bali home.  Many boutique hotels now offer free morning yoga especially in Ubud, like The Sankara and Suarti Boutique Village.

Learn to surf in Canggu Bali
Bali Travel Guide

What to Eat

With 17,000 islands, Indonesia has a lot of regional specialities and dishes, but wherever you are in Indonesia, most meals, including breakfast, are served with rice. Literally meaning “fried rice, nasi goreng is considered the national dish of Indonesia and can be found everywhere!

Sambals are also a staple in the vibrant cuisine, you will usually find the chilli-based condiments either apart of your meal or on the table ready to be added!

Another interesting Indonesian fact is that the intense flavours in lots of Indonesian food come from a very sweet and sour ingredient called kecap manis translating to sweet soy sauce.

Because of the humid climate and volcanic soil, tropical fruits, vegetables and spices are found in abundance. Dried spices such as coriander seeds, cardamom pods, cinnamon quills, cumin seeds, cloves and nutmeg are used every day in many dishes and each curry has a number of dried spices as well as fresh herbs

Bali Travel Guide
Bali Travel Guide

Anxiety Tips

-Practice daily gratitude. It also helps to make plans and to focus on good things. Why not try writing a list of 100 things to do in 2019?
Self-care is so important. Try going on a retreat. We recommend Pineapple House Retreat in Bali, it’s inexpensive and offers daily yoga and surf lessons.
Put your nervous energy into giving back to the community and doing some good. We try to advocate for sustainable travel, reducing plastic waste for our environment. What are you passionate about? 
Exercise regularly! We make it fun by going on epic hikes, getting out in nature is so wonderful for our souls!

That is our list of the top 2019 travel destination to visit if you have Anxiety! Anymore we should add? Comment below!

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