It’s natural human instinct to believe a longer holiday is always a better one. Who can argue with having more of a good thing?
But what if you simply don’t have the time or budget to up and leave for weeks at a time? What if you simply need a long weekend to recharge and get away from it all?
Thinking back over my own travel experiences, I have come to appreciate that in the long run, time has very little to do with it. I remember my two days in the Daintree Rainforest just as fondly and vividly as my week on Kangaroo Island. Likewise, my sister recently enjoyed a wonderful month in Berlin, but spent just as much time afterwards talking about her brief stopover in Melbourne on the way home.
It’s the quality, not the quantity, we’ll remember in the years to come.
This is tremendously reassuring for those of us who lack the time or budget to spend weeks away, but still want to seize the moment when we can with a fun local getaway. And now it’s easier than ever.
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