Whenever I need to really recharge, mentally and physically I know the recipe for me: Travel. I highly recommend it to all.
My European and Australian friends already get it. They generally dedicate at least four weeks out of every year to “holiday” and are eager to see and learn of other cultures different than their own through regular travel outside of their own lands.
Most Americans are only allocated two weeks of paid vacation time plus sick days. In general, partly because of economics and partly through conditioning, it is less common, compared to European and Australian counterparts, to hear of Americans taking two plus weeks of vacation time consecutively to travel, within the US, let alone around the world. READ MORE