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Staycation... Discovering the known

Staycation. Ways to Avoid Vacation Deprivation Right At Your Home…

The origins of the word Staycation are unknown. It is widely used word nowadays. Recently I read an article on Tripoto about how ‘Indians are terribly vacation-deprived‘. In the same article, there’s a link to another article which is about the plans for long weekend getaways for the 14 long weekends that are in 2017.

I can not agree more, Indians are actually terribly deprived of vacations. Most professional people I know don’t take vacations, in fact, they will even work a few hours on the weekends because the work is too much at times. Yep, that’s how work in Indian Banking sector and other sectors are now. I myself work more than 10-12 hours daily. It sucks. We all want to take a vacation but we don’t. There is always one excuse or another. Family reasons, kids schools or office. Leaving our jobs and becoming full-time travelers is another possibility to dab in but then again there are reasons not to do that just now.

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Challenges Vs. Humanbeanies

Challenges Vs. Humanbeanies

“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” 

Robert A. Heinlein

Challenges are meant to grow us. It’s only us who become obstacles in its way… Don’t agree? How about we take a challenge… Try touching your nose with your tongue. Did you even try? Come on, give it a try. Okay, maybe some of you will be able to do it, I am horrible at it. I can hardly reach above my upper lip. But it was fun. I laughed before I started to write this post. One down.

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