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

MAY 06, 2020 AT 05:52 AM

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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.

10. Selárdalur Valley

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An isolated Icelandic valley is home to "simple-hearted artist" Samuel Jonsson. Set against the stark beauty of the surrounding scenery, he built a chapel and museum to showcase his art.