The Gobi desert, Inner Mongolia.

No tricks, just magic

The Traveller team recounts some of the people, places and surprises that filled the year with unforgettable moments.

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Good vibrations ... the five-star resort Byron at Byron.

Futures and good fortune

At a Byron Bay retreat, Robert Upe contemplates his prospects from yoga mat, tarot cards and surfboard.

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Malaysia, Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat. Meditation cave.

Divine restoration

Beyond the ashram, Megan Johnston discovers the growing number of places worldwide devoted to inner calm.

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