Are you looking for a badly needed pals-cation? A gathering of your champs to overthrow the mundaneness of routine life? Escaping your daily people and surrounding your mind and body somewhere in a calm backdrop? If so, here we are with some efficacious tips that would help you to plan a weekend getaway to shed your mental weariness and rejoice your spirit.
So who’s the Planner?
First things first, there is a long list to follow for a perfect weekend getaway, and it’s obligatory to have an impeccable planner. The good thing is that there is always one person in a group who is super-organized, responsible and gets things done. So your straw boss is responsible for the traveling arrangements, accommodations, feasts, activities, etc. while staying in a defined budget. Give your ideas, let the planner assemble them properly and get going.
Gather your people
Even a usual highway drive or a casual meal becomes memorable when you are with the right people. Choose such people for the weekend getaway who would shed your month’s long exhaustion and bounce your spirit with positive energy. Simply, the people you love to spend time with and the one who makes you feel good. Prepare your happy list, phone them to be ready for the upcoming adventure.
Where to go
Choosing a destination on which the whole crew comes along is a ho-hum job that too while staying in budget. Whether it’s a long road trip, or a weekend getaway, mountain hiking or beaching, sydney harbour boat tour, nature or wildlife, the choice is yours. Though, keep a check on weather, holiday season to escape any unexpected situations. Once the destination is decided, take account of your traveling budget, also, check for special discounts with travel agents and tour operators to get the best deals.
If you are planning with your high school friends, there is a good chance you already know about their favorite sports or habits. Ice skating, mountaineering, hiking or swimming? If they are newbies, find out their interests and follow your group dynamics and plan several activities that would ensure everybody has the time of his/her life and nobody feels left out. Give yourself a chance to try and enjoy everything.
What to eat?
Arrange healthy snacks and prepare a menu that won’t be heavy on the pocket. Ask someone to volunteer to cook pasta, sandwiches or pancakes for the group. Make sure you spend more on enjoying the weekend getaway rather on feasting.
Open Yourself up for Adventure
Travelling, like life, could be intricate. Many unforeseen circumstances came come up while wandering. Make sure your crew is not fussy if anything goes against the plan. Our busy lives do not allow us to escape our daily responsibilities now and then. Even a weekend getaway could only be planned once or twice a year. While leaving home for this getaway, keep in mind to have the time of your life and bring back the best of memories with you.