There are all different types of vacations, suited for all kinds of travelers. There are those where you just want to plop your behind on the sand and mindlessly sip a fuity cocktail. Then there are the cultural trips, the adventure jaunts, the girls-only trips, the keep-the-kids-happy, Mickey-themed ones.
But sometimes, you need a journey that truly stirs your soul. The Eat, Pray, Love kind. It’s so valuable to pull yourself out of your routine and find a magical moment that you’ll be talking about for years to come. Travel can be even more powerful when you push your limits a little. From volunteering your time to immersing yourself in nature, we found nine trips around the world that will stop you in your tracks and make you reflect in many ways.