Photo Credit: Strategic Stephanie 7. Act like a tourist Mindset will be everything to make the most out of your staycation
A staycation is an incredible, under-utilized way to spend your hard earned vacation days. If you're working full time, you
Like any art, mastering the staycation takes practice.
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My spouse's workplace was pretty empty, SB, as the whole town seemed to have migrated to kinder climes. He took a couple
1. A staycation lets you dodge the tourists Other tourists can be scary. It's part of the typical travel experience, but
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We've all heard of the terms globetrotters, day trippers and wanderlust but have you heard of glamping, a solivagant or mancations?
Nothing. Absolutely nothing. Please don't shame me because it was actually pretty great.
Take a day to unplug and do something special just for you. Is there a cooking class you always wanted to take? How about a spa day? Or simply treat yourself to a lazy day of being pampered with a mani-pedi, massage or facial.
Staycations played by these rules are the quickest stress-reducer I've found. Even it it's just for one day, give it a try -- and enjoy.
Living in Southern California doesn't suck. I'm reminded of this every time I see an orange streaked sky over the Pacific. Friends and relatives sigh over my sun and surf filled snapshots, "Do you know how lucky you are? You're living the dream!"
Staying put this summer? Even if you're not taking a luxurious cruise, vacationing in Greece, or spending a month at your beach house, you can get the full vaca experience right at home. All you need are a few DIY updates to turn your house into an oasis of relaxation and bliss!
Two weeks ago we faced a forecast of temperatures over 105 degrees (as high as 109) for 9 days in a row. And it was still June. Global warming? End times? General penance?
Don't despair if going on a far-flung vacation to a beautiful locale isn't in the books for you this summer.