Our vacations are typically aggressive. We are THOSE people. The annoying people that say “I need a vacation from my vacation.” It’s a privileged statement and we recognize that but anyone who’s traveled to some far off land for a week at a time knows the feeling. You spend your precious and limited PTO to buy flights that aren’t cheap so you try to make the best of your time. You build an itinerary to ensure the trip and time-off is worth it,
You may only work 40 hours a week at your day job, but being on vacation is full-time. You experience FOMO while catching your breath in your hotel bed after an 8 hour walking tour of the city and still force yourself to get dressed for a night out because,
We usually spend the week AFTER a vacation trying to catch up on lost sleep. Maybe travel isn’t like that for everyone but that’s how it was for us MOST trips (with the exception of our trips to Florida hence why we LOVE Florida.) So when we arrived in Baños de Agua Santa, Ecuador after staying in 7 different places over 10 days, we decided to try something new and chill the fuck out.
We still had an adventure in Baños, but at our own pace, no FOMO allowed.