01 Feb '11, 1pm

Where to go for your first long weekend of this holiday season?: We all know that this would…

Where to go for your first long weekend of this holiday season?: We all know that this would…

To start, I would like to segmentize this endeavor to three categories, namely, city, resort and local. When I think of taking a break, I broadly think of these three types. A city holiday is a holiday in a city(duh!), where a lot of shopping is being done, where the a big part of the experience includes taking the public transport, and whenever possible, every meal should be different. The resort holiday, well, does not have to be at a resort, but it needs to facilitate a slowing down of the day’s pace, where simply reading a book is an activity and the meals are savoured slowly to full effect. A local holiday is just that, anything local. It should involve arranging accommodation out of your own home and a drastic difference from the normal activities of our everyday lives.

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