Home / Podcast  / Vacation Ideas: Why We Want to See These Unique Places Now – 042

Vacation Ideas: Why We Want to See These Unique Places Now – 042

What’s your plan for your summer vacation? Are you looking for unusual, or exotic destinations, or ways to make whatever trip you’re planning a little less painful? This week we discuss them all. From crazy must-see vacation spots across America to Darlene and Julie getting a little carried away as they ponder where they’d want to go, ”if money were no object!” Whether you’re planning a road trip, staycation or dream vacay with your people anytime soon, you’ll love this lighthearted chat. Of course, we can’t leave you without throwing in some practical tips for packing and traveling with less stress while sharing a few funny travel stories of our own. This one feels like vacation already! Cheers to creating summer fun!

Viewing in an app? Full show notes here.

  Articles We Mentioned or Know You’ll Love

When a Staycation is the Perfect Family Choice

staycation-real-family-fun-new-2018It’s easy to get discouraged by all the Facebook and Instagram posts of the incredible vacations all of my friends get to take…Italy, Alaska, NYC, some private island in the Caribbean. Well, I’m a single mom on a budget. Read more

10 Tips for Packing When You Need to Travel Light

10-Tips-for-Packing-When-You-Need-to-Travel-LightI have taken two extended European trips, one with a band that I managed and the second with my two daughters. In both trips we traversed the European landscape on the EuroRail (the amazing railway system that waits for Read more

10 Tips for How to Enjoy a Road Trip With Kids

10 Tips for How to Enjoy a Road Trip With Kids

My husband’s family lives in Canada, so we are well acquainted with long road trips. With small children in tow, an estimated 18-hour trip can easily stretch into 26 hours on the

Read more

Simple Guidelines for Traveling With Kids and How to Enjoy It

Simple Guidelines for Traveling With Kids and How to Enjoy ItLet’s just get this out in the open: vacationing with children is a daunting affair to think about. There’s planning and packing and food and travel and lodging and food (because they always eat). Should you plan a lot Read more

My Favorite Time-Saving Hack: a Wardrobe Capsule (For Comfort!)

My-Favorite-Time-Saving-Hack-a-Wardrobe-Capsule-For-ComfortI like to look put together but I’m too busy with my kids and projects to take time to think about it. My goal in this capsule is cozy comfy, with pieces I will wake up and want to Read more

 

Quote of the episode:

“Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE!!” Lea Mishell

We mention some other travel tips for the working woman in this episode: To the Working Woman: A How-To Guide for the Workplace – 023.

Get the packing cubes Darlene mentioned here!

Be sure to follow us on social media!
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
Pinterest
#gritandgracelife

 

POST TAGS:

This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

Read more by This Grit & Grace  
Review overview