Thursday July 2, 2020

Being there in spirit: The rise of religious holidays

From the Camino walk in Spain to the sacred sites of Ethiopia, those looking for a more spiritual travel destination have never been better served

9th April, 2017
Vatican City, Rome

When it comes to travel, for the most part we want to fill a gap, and whether that gap is fun, sun, romance, contemplative or cultural hardly matters. But what about admitting to your loved ones or friends that you want to go somewhere in order to achieve some level of spiritual or religious contentment?

Don’t knock it, but the faith-based travel industry is booming. While such travel is, perhaps, more the preserve of people...

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