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Have you ever faced the situation when you came from a holiday and then after coming you be like? Nah! Do I need a vacation after this vacation?

Maybe you visited every place on your vacation but you are not able to cherish it. You needed”the most of the trip” which you didn’t get it. Perhaps you spent your vacation boringly or maybe you haven’t experienced a lot what you wanted. Maybe it was an inappropriate decision in which you spent your money. Maybe you are looking chic in all your holiday pictures with your Flat hair managed well, but you were looking for some adventure and the place only offered you were a lot of time to look after your hair!

Surely, your experience was not that gleeful as what you imagined. But here are 6 things that are worth considering before you plan for next holiday to make sure that it hits the spot.

Table of Contents

1. Are you really looking for an adventure Or A Holiday?

Many years ago, I and my friends realized that while we love exploring the world and experiencing new cultural things, sometimes we need a break. Like whenever we visited a new place, we can’t keep ourselves from packing on as much as possible. I mean if you are in Paris, how can you resist yourself not going to see St. Chappelle’s, the Pere Lachaise and the Musee D’orsay in whatever condition you are in (exhausted also). 

Thus, before you plan a vacation, you need to decide if you are up for an adventure or a relaxing holiday as both would have a different aim. Also, on this decision, your packing shall depend as your flat iron would have less relevance on an adventure and track pants on your luxurious romantic holiday.   

2. What is your ultimate goal?

Well, okay you decided that you are looking for a recliner or rock n roll but what else?

Spending quality time with your friend, Is this your primary goal? You are on an adventure trip in which you want your experience to be amazing. But what’s the thing that you don’t want to miss? What is there food? History? Art? Or reading books?

You need a relaxing holiday but that does not mean that you spend your time on spas, or hitting or kicking back on the beach, you might be needing something more than that!

Keep everything in mind whatever you need in your vacation. Whether a bonfire or whatever. 

3. What all you shall carry along? 

The most important thing to keep in mind is what to pack and what’s essential for you. For girls, it’s important that they should take all their skin care products because during summer vacations you get tan (well for boys also). In packing stuff, you need to be careful about your hygiene, take sanitizer along. Girls should be careful about the hair products also, proper oiling before any swim or going to a beach party or so, etc. You go on vacations for clicking pictures, so don’t forget to take your camera and also keep your one- time wore clothes.  

Be sensitive about frizzy, straight or curly hair, your hair should be natural in pictures. But if you want a different look then you can take your straightener or curler along with you. Just to see graceful and unique in your clicks. 

4. Who Else Will Be There?

In the last fall, when your mother in law invited everyone to come over in Colorado (all bills paid), it sounded great. But after fee time you realised that these people will consume all your vacation days, and also your dream of the beach will automatically eliminate. Hence you get disappointed.

That’s a sensitive topic, but it’s but sure that it will ruin your plans. If you need a fresh start, spend a break with people which refreshes you. If you want to spend your days chasing endangered species just be sure about your companion and what’s primary aspect for you, that you want a pool or a lounge.

Your decision about translates should be the best because they will be there for you during vacation. Make decision yourself, as you are an adult(don’t give it to others).

5. How Much You Want To Spend?

You must be saving money for your vacation. Right? If yes, then you should strategies everything accordingly, like where to spend, what to spend, etc. Be careful about it. If you are planning a bigger trip in future then try spending less in this one as your savings count a lot. Don’t spend too much money.

We were planning to see northern lights in a few years. This meant that the budget was a bit tighter than normal. Well, I was excited and hence saved my money for the Aurora paint the sky.

6. How Long You Should Go For?

Finding the appropriate length of the trip is must, if you need a break to relaxed then you should go for two or three days according to me. Ending the trip in four or so days will be like waking out on a 60-minute massage and then 50 minutes early. 

At the End…

But if you want serious travel, you should spend money each day according to your plan. Strategize everything and see whether you can afford it or not. If not then make your budget plan and make your money worth spending. Main aim to find a budget and your available time. Make sure about your co-passenger with whom you are happy. Be sure that you spend your money in the right places.


Mawuli is a writer + editor for, and a graphic + web designer at JulianJvlian. His writing covers Fintech, SEO, and branding, aside others.

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