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Improve your fluency of Iyengar, Ashtanga & Anusara in Tulum, Mexico

Meditating while smeared with clay and honey at a Tulum resort. Photo: Michael Nagle for The New York Times

Meditating while smeared with clay and honey at a Tulum resort. Photo: Michael Nagle for The New York Times

The world of luxury travel may have anointed Riviera Maya as the “It” destination du jour, but just south of this location in Tulum is where action of a different kind takes place. One that touches the soul, through meditation and breathing exercises. Yes, we’re talking YOGA, and the area of Tulum has in recent years evolved into a must-go Yoga Destination. The following is an excerpt of a New York Times travel article a few years back that first saw this trend.

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Step into a fairytale ~ Rogner Bad Blumau Hotel, Styria, Austria

By Dian Hasan | August 18, 2009

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When a hotel is designed by the same creative force that gave Vienna the whimsical Hundertwasserhaus building, you know that it won’t be plain vanilla. Rogner Bad Blumau is the brainchild of eccentric architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. A design best described as Gaudi-esque, featuring a melange green roofs, round shapes and colorful facades make up a wonderful work of art in the middle of nature.

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