By Lauren Hughes published
2020 was not the year for travel - that's a given. But while we look forward to 2021 with trepidation, could our travel dreams extend beyond a staycation?
The roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine and dropping infection rates could see overseas trips returning, at least at some point, in 2021.
In anticipation of adventures to come, EasyJet Traveller has released their predictions for 2021's best travel experiences, with an unlikely contender topping the list of experiences.
Naked the Retreat came out on top as one of the best places to relax and get back to nature for 2021 - and we can see why. Not only are nudist beaches and nudist holidays more popular than ever, but this retreat offers a way to get in touch with your emotions and feel liberated while ditching the constraints of clothing.
Created by couple Simon and Dara Stara to promote body positivity and self-liberation, Naked the Retreat promises to be ‘a reboot into your greatness, a dance with darkness, anger, and dirt'. Sign us up!
The retreat will be based in the sun-drenched Tuscan hills from 14-23 September 2021. We can't think of many places better to do some soul-searching than beautiful Tuscany...
The 10-day-long trip is described on the company website as, a retreat 'to dive into the depth of you. Strip yourself bare, take off what you don’t need. Let go and liberate.'
The couple then ask prospective guests, 'Are you ready to breathe life back into your very being?'
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Couples and singles alike are very welcome on the retreat, as long as the guests keep an open mind, that seems to be the only requirement.
Flights are not included, but costs do cover food, accommodation, and meals devised by the resort's personal chefs.
Lauren is deputy editor at woman&home.com in the UK and became a journalist mainly because she enjoys being nosy. With a background in features journalism, Lauren has worked on the woman&home brand for four years. Before woman&home Lauren worked across a variety of women's lifestyle titles, including GoodTo, Woman's Own, and Woman magazine. After starting out working for a local paper in Yorkshire, her journalism career took her to Bristol where she hunted out stories for national papers and magazines at Medavia news agency, before landing a job in London working as a lifestyle assistant.
Lauren loves helping people share their stories, bringing experiences to life online, honing her interview techniques with everyone from authors to celebrities, headteachers to local heroes. As well as having a good nose for a story, Lauren has a passion for the English language and years of experience optimizing digital content to reach the widest audience possible. During her time at w&h, Lauren has worked on big brand campaigns like the Amazing Women Awards and assisted in developing w&h expert-approved Buyer's Guides—the place to go if you're looking to splash out on an important purchase and want some trusted advice. In addition to her journalism career, Lauren also has a background in copywriting for prestigious brands such as Inhabit Hotel, eco-development K'in in Tulum, social enterprise The Goldfinger Factory and leading London architect Holland Harvey, using language in all its glorious forms, from detailed guidebooks to snappy social content.
A big fan of adventure, Lauren is also a keen travel writer and loves sharing tips on where to find the best places to eat, drink, and be merry off the beaten track. Lauren has written a series of travel guides for London hotels and loves sharing her insights into a destination's cultural and culinary offerings. If you need a recommendation on any UK destination, she's more than happy to help. At the weekend, you'll usually find her hanging out with her pet cat (or anyone else's pet she can get her hands on), escaping to the countryside, or devouring a good book.
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