Where do broken hearts go? (Holidays after heartbreak)

Where do broken hearts go? (Holidays after heartbreak)

There is nothing as painful as experiencing heartbreak and there is nothing that mends a broken heart like travel. It gives you time to think, explore, test your limits, make new friends and even learn new things.

Book a plane ticket, pack your bags, grab your passport, go travelling and immerse yourself in a new culture; It’s almost as if you’re falling in love all over again.

  • You want some silence – India

Although known for it’s busy cities, beautiful beaches and delicious curries, India is also the home of yoga and meditation. In fact, for thousands of years, Indians have sought spiritual renewal and healing through daily yoga practice. So popular is yoga in India the country even has a Minister for Yoga.

Newly single travels are sure to heal their hearts while staying at one of India’s luxury beachside wellness centres or even volunteering in a mountain ashrams. Better still as many retreats and ashrams are silent so not only will you have time to think and focus on yourself, you can do so without worrying you will have no one to talk to.

If you’re in search of some adventure to mend your broken heart, then New Zealand is the place to visit. From skydiving and bungee jumping in Queenstown to walking Te Araroa, New Zealand will test your limits. Not sure you want to jump out of a plane or walk the length of the islands? That’s okay, New Zealand is home to some of the best wine in the world. Why not enjoy a glass of award winning wine while sitting by a fire after a day skiing in the alps?

  • You want to meet new friends – Tours

Tours are a great way for single travels to make new friends and meet like minded people. Whether is partying across America, camping on the African plains, trekking across the Patagonian wilderness, or sipping wine on a tour of Bordeaux, tours are perfect the perfect way to meet new life long friends. After all, in the words of the immortal words of Will Rogers, a stranger is just a friend you haven’t met yet.

  • You want to eat – Italy

Nothing mends a broken heart like good food, and nowhere has food quite like italy. Start the day right with an espresso and cornetto for breakfast, follow with some risotto for lunch, and pizza for dinner. Better yet, enrol in gelato making course at Gelato University. After passing the final exam, you will be an accredited gelatiere!

  • You want to go to the middle of nowhere – Australia

Experience the world’s oldest living culture and explore the Australian outback with a visit to the red centre. Fly to Alice Springs from any Australian capital city for guided tours of Uluru, Kata Tjuta, The Olgas. Not only will you earn about Anangu culture and hear stories from traditional custodians you can also camp below the stars. Or, if you feel like splurging, stay safari style at the world renowned Latitude 131 and watch the sunrise over Uluru from your own luxury tents.

  • You want to go to the end of the earth – Antarctica

Want to know where you are almost guaranteed not to run into your ex? Antarctica. Okay, so it’s not possible to visit for a weekend but it is possible to visit on a cruise. Or, if you really want to get away, it is possible to live and work on Antarctica. It may seem a little extreme, but how many people can say they spent six months living in Antarctica?

  • You want to do your own thing

Ever dreamt of exploring the amazon? Perhaps you want to backpack Europe? Maybe you want to island hop in the pacific? Now is the time to do it. You can travel for as long or as short as you want. Sell all your things, rent your house out, strap a backpack on and go explore South East Asia. Book flights Iceland, see the Northern Lights and relax in the Blue Lagoon geothermal pool. If you have ever dreamed of visiting somewhere, now is the time to do it.

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