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

MAY 06, 2020 AT 05:52 AM

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8. Point Sur Lightstation

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For over a century, the isolated Point Sur Lightstation, perched on a rock overlooking the California coast, has warned off boats. It may look like a sailor’s fantasy, but it was also a lonely life for the lighthouse keeper.

9. Strofades Monastery

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Located on the tiny, uninhabited island of Moni Strofadon, Greece, this isolated, fortress-like medieval monastery is home to one monk.