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The word for "heaven" is the same in Spanish and Italian: cielo. In Tuscany, though, heaven goes by the name Adler Thermae. This luxurious spa and wellness resort, nestled within Italy's Orcia Valley by the thermal baths of Bagno Vignoni, is undeniably divine.
The population of the United States should hit 300 million any day now. Thankfully, there are still some less inhabited places to go on the globe--but not many. In the middle of the Indian Ocean is Frégate Island Private located withing the archipelago nation of Seychelles.