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Jul. 21 2010 - 4:11 pm | 524 views | 0 recommendations | 3 comments

Julia Roberts’ ‘Eat Pray Love’ to put Italy, India and Bali on the map (along with US locales)

Rice field in Ubud, Bali. Sue Frause photo.

The Eat Pray Love packages started rolling out soon after Elizabeth Gilbert’s book of the same name was featured on Oprah.

And now with the Julia Roberts’ movie coming out on August 13, hotels/resorts/tour companies are really cashing in on the EPL phenomenon.

Here are just a few of the EPL packages that will help you to let yourself go (the tagline of the movie):

Eat, Pray & Love Bali (Spiritual Tours)

Bali, Pray, Love package (Four Seasons)

Eat, Pray, Love Package
(Peter Island – BVI)

Eat, Pray, Love Weekend Package (Sonesta Bayfront Hotel, Coconut Grove, FL)

Where to Eat, Pray, Love in San Antonio (Texas)

According to USA TODAY, you can Eat, Pray, Love — everywhere!

And even Lonely Planet is jumping into the mix, launching a special page on its website devoted to EPL.


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