Breathe deeply into your diaphragm, drawing air fully into your lungs, and then release. Feel a wave of relaxation flow from the soles of your feet all the way to the top of your head. Imagine you are walking on a beach. You can hear the waves lapping the shore. You can smell the ocean spray and feel the cool breeze blowing on your face. You’re in a place where Covid-19 does not exist.
Although visualization exercises may seem a little woo-woo, there’s no question that they offer a momentary escape—something which we all need right now. And while we can’t guide you through a full-blown meditation session, we can give you some drool-worthy fodder for your travel fantasies. Here, our top 10 travel destinations that promise to temporarily take you out of the confines of your home and transport you to paradise.