Travel around the World for 8 Different Massages ...


Need a double dose of relaxation? Few things can combine to achieve that more than a massage when you’re on holiday. If you’re a fan of massage, it’s an exciting adventure to try different forms of massage in their places of origin or where they’re most commonly practiced and perfected. Pack your bags because we’re going to travel around the world and try out some different massages.

1. Sweden

Well, this first one is sort of steering you to the wrong country, since Swedish massages aren’t really from Sweden. In fact, of all the different types of massages this one is usually identified as the “classic” massage in most countries. This type of massage uses a mixture of stroking, rubbing, kneading and even striking. Athletes or those who exercise often get this kind of massage to break down the buildup of lactic acid in the muscles. The soreness this buildup often brings is relieved when fresh blood can flow through the muscles.

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