It's hard to believe August has nearly come and gone. With time flying by so fast, you may have realized you hadn't planned a getaway yet.
Even if it's just for a weekend, taking some time away from your everyday routine can be quite refreshing, especially before the summer days end and winter begins to creep in.
With that said, here are three last minute summer trip ideas:
On August 25, in honor of the National Park Service Birthday, there is free entry to National Parks. This may be a great opportunity to visit a National Park in your area for a fun day trip or to venture somewhere slightly further away.
Be sure to check out the National Park Service website for more information.
Cycling has become a hobby of mine, and one of the ways I enjoy doing it is via organized rides. You'll probably be surprised by how many organized bike rides there are in your area, at least through summer and early fall.
The beauty of organized bike rides is you have a route already planned, rest areas are most often stocked with snacks and refreshments and there are a variety of skill sets participating. Additionally, it's a fantastic way to see a new area that you may otherwise not have traveled to.
Active.com is a good, nationwide resource for upcoming rides.
Staying at a Bed and Breakfast can be a unique experience. You are often in a home with history, have the opportunity to meet other individuals from all walks of life and can feel like a local in the neighborhood.
Spending a night at a B&B can also seem to make a night's stay a tad more special as the B&B is an experience within itself. The beauty of a B&B is you don't have to travel that far away from your own home to still come back feeling as if you were in a completely different area.
Whatever you choose to do, remember, something as simple as having a picnic in a nearby park and turning off all cell phones can be just as memorable.
Enjoy each and every remaining summer day.
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Switzerland is a peaceful nation that hasn’t been involved in a war for 500 years. But that’s not its only claim to fame: it is also home to Institut Villa Pierrefeu (I.V. P.), a finishing school for females located in a village high above picturesque Montreux on Lake Geneva. In the October 8, 2018 issue of The New Yorker I read a fascinating article, written by Alice Gregory, who came up with a lot of eye-opening info about this rara avis institution.
Last month I wrote about Crazy Rich Asians, the first book in an over-the-top trilogy written by Kevin Kwan. Full disclosure: I didn’t even KNOW there were three books until an Asian acquaintance, with a classy Australian accent, told me she was reading Book #3.
With all of the new fashion coming at us, especially with spring collections hitting the stores, it's easy to get caught up in the latest trends or styling fads. Of course I enjoy breaking them down for you, such as in Fashion Week Street Style Trends or The Belt Bag, but for this post, I decided to go to basics. That is, back to basics with Adea.
We use Italian lingerie sizing for our bodywear and items tend to run small.
Because of the body-hugging nature of the fabric and our body conscious fit most women prefer to wear our layering tops as under-layers. If you are inclined to wear them on their own we suggest you size up. Please email us or give us a call if you have questions about your sizing. We're happy to help you get it right.
Relaxed fit. Wear alone or over any of our layering tees or camisoles.
Please email us or give us a call if you have questions about your sizing. We're happy to help you get it right.
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