How to Truly Unwind While Traveling

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MASSAGE AND HOLIDAY

It is not very rare that we don’t have the time of our lives for a specific holiday. This happens due to a variety of different reasons - some are connected to the weather, others are connected simply to poor luck. We don’t enjoy some holidays because we are extremely tired, or perhaps because we haven’t really researched the area we are traveling to. But how to make the best out of every single trip? What are the most important things that you should have in mind?

Get a massage

This is something that starts before your actual trip. Opting for a massage one day before you embark on your journey (or perhaps even that very day) is very much recommended. Not only will you make those muscles relax, but you will also leave your country/city in a better mood. Now, since your flight might be daunting, stressful, and even long, you might also opt for a massage after your trip. This can be played in two ways - if you have some extra time in-between flights, you can schedule a short massage session, but since this in most cases is not very user-friendly as you don’t want to leave the airport (unless there is one there), you should opt for one when you reach your destination. Make sure that you don’t have to leave the hotel for getting a massage. You can have a mobile massage Melbourne where the masseur will come to you, and in most cases this is a better option than taking the masseuse at the hotel as you want a professional who’s devoted to massages only. This will also make your muscles relax and reboot, which is exactly what you need after a long flight, or even more important - after a long ride.

Have a backup in case of weather

The weather can always surprise us, and more often than not, we end up under a balcony waiting for the rain to stop or we spend our day in the hotel because we don’t know what to do. The fact that you cannot go sightseeing because of the rain, for example, shouldn’t stop you from experiencing the city. What you need to do is dress, go to A1 Canteen restaurant, have a great dish and drink, and use their internet to see what other things you might do. There are great closed venues in every single city and you will definitely be able to find something that you might want to see and experience. Museums are great in this case, so have that in mind.

Don’t think too much

How to properly unwind while on a holiday? Never think too much. The most important thing that you can do is indulge in the activities that you want to indulge in at that very specific moment. Thinking about whether you are supposed to do that or not, whether you should save your money to something else, when to go here and when to go there might only make more problems and result in a headache. Do not forget that this is your holiday, so live every day like it’s your last. This might sound like a cliche sentence, but it’s definitely true when we’re discussing holidays.

Carpe diem

And finally, don’t forget to seize every single day. If this means getting up early in order to visit something new and see something unique and exotic, so be it. You don’t have to sleep until late in the morning when you’re on holiday, you can do that when you get back home. Use every single second of this trip to enjoy, see and experience new things.

There is nothing worse than planning and going on a holiday that you don’t actually enjoy. And this is not anyone else’s fault but yours, because you haven’t been well-prepared. Remember that nothing can ruin your holiday if you are positive and have back up plans. So, think carefully, and have a great trip!

Peter is a health writer at Essential Men's Clinic blog. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.

5 Australian Cities Every Man Should Visit

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MEN ON HOLIDAY
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More and more people are visiting Australia these days, and the reasons for that are more than good if you ask us. There’s something truly magical about this gorgeous country, so keep on reading to learn about five Australian cities every man should visit. Check them out and enjoy! 

Magnificent Melbourne

If you’re looking for a city that combines the old-school Victorian style and modern, contemporary design, Melbourne will definitely be your cup of tea. This unusual combination is to be found in the heart of the city, at Federation Square, which brings together amazing galleries, restaurants, bars, and world-class events. Apart from the cultural diversity, you must know that sport plays a huge role in this city which hosts the Melbourne Cup (horse racing), the Australian Open, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and many more. This is a city where you can get whatever you want from the best men’s massage (at Elite Male Massage TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019) to a fabulous dinner and mind-blowing cocktails, so explore it first-hand and you won’t regret it!

Stunning Sydney

Sydney prides itself on iconic sights, waterfront attractions, outstanding food scene, and over-the-top shopping, which is exactly what makes it a perfect destination for a city break. Apart from its admiring architecture and unique buildings, there are also gorgeous stretches of golden sands such as Bondi and Palm Beach – some of the most famous places in this stunning city. It also has one of the most authentic natural harbors in the world, which is a true must-see when in Sydney. This city is also surrounded by national parks for all the nature lovers out there, including the Blue Mountains which are adventurers’ absolute favorites. You must know that private airport transfers in Sydney are available as well, so bear them in mind and have an Australian trip of your dreams!

Beautiful Brisbane

Located between the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, where the skies are blue and the beaches are sandy white, Brisbane is undoubtedly one of the most perfect Aussie locations when it comes to beach relaxation. Apart from its breathtaking skyline, numerous museums and theatres, and the iconic Wheel of Brisbane, there are also many high-end restaurants and bars that offer fresh and delicious foods and lure tourists from all over the globe. Planetarium and Botanical Gardens are a must-see, and it gets even better when you realize that the Great Barrier Reef is just a two-hour flight away from Brisbane!

Heavenly Hobart

Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, is unquestionably one of the most beautiful and underrated Australian cities in the equally overlooked island of Tasmania. Of course, expecting a Tasmanian devil to run by and greet the tourists is completely unreasonable (even though these really exist), so make sure to bear that in mind in order to avoid disappointment. Instead, focus on the wonderful Mount Wellington that dominates the city’s coastal landscape and check out Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park, which is arguably one of the world’s best beaches. One thing is certain – Hobart will live up to your expectations, without a shadow of a doubt!

Astonishing Adelaide

Last but not least, Adelaide is definitely more like a huge country town than a busy metropolis. It’s actually the fifth largest city and the wine capital of Australia, with the beautiful Adelaide Hills as its most famous wine region. Besides that, this city also hosts numerous festivals including Adelaide Food and Wine Festival, which is one of the best festivals in this astonishing city. Beautiful beaches can be found in Adelaide as well, so be sure to check out Henley and Grange Beach if you’re up for romantic sunsets. On the other hand, if you want to explore a fine collection of Australian and Aboriginal art, you must visit the North Terrace Cultural Precinct. You won’t make a mistake with it!

Australia truly has a large number of amazing cities every man should visit at least once in his lifetime, and these five have found their place on our list for a good reason. Just take them into consideration once you decide to visit the Land Down Under and you’ll see what we were talking about!

Peter is a health writer at Essential Men's Clinic blog. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.