This inspiring guide offers travel ideas worldwide, appealing to recent graduates, soon-to-be retirees, daydreamers, and anyone seeking a much-needed sabbatical. It highlights peaceful destinations that provide physical and spiritual rejuvenation, serving as a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. From momentary getaways in vibrant cities like New York and Paris to longer contemplative visits to serene havens, the guide curates a diverse selection of peaceful places. Explore small parks, historic churches, off-the-beaten-path museums, hidden gardens, local eateries, and even tranquil cemeteries. It also features wilder escapes in pristine natural settings, ideal for those seeking the soothing sounds of nature. Whether it's witnessing the sunrise over Mount Sinai's desert or finding solace in the quiet of a London antiquarian bookshop or a Tokyo Buddhist temple, each destination offers space for introspection and the chance to experience the world in a new light.