15 Idyllic Places to Escape the Stress of Today’s Hectic World

MAY 06, 2020 AT 05:52 AM

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Whether it’s stress at work, family troubles, or financial worries, at some point, everyone needs to take a break from it all. If you dream of escaping to someplace far from the crowds, check out these exotic locations that are sure to make amazing travel memories.

 

1. The Lonely Castle

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Carved into an enormous boulder in Saudi Arabia, a remote tomb known as Qasr al-Farid stands in isolation among many ruins located in the archeological hub of Mada’in Saleh. Qasr al-Farid, known as “The Lonely Castle,” is a magnificent piece of architecture rivaling any the world.

2. Nagano's Darkroom

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For these seeking inner enlightenment, a visit to Japan’s Zenkoji Temple located in the Winter Olympics city of Nagano is the ultimate representation of a Japanese temple or shrine. Explore a beautiful 1400-year-old building swathed in incense clouds and visited by 8 million worshippers a year seeking love and luck.