- If You Need Some Relaxation: Palm Springs
When it comes to getting some serious pampering, Palm Springs is one of the best destinations. From pools and spas to croquet, it has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Spend your days at Palm Spring’s famed spa, then relax with a post-massage drink and you’ll feel like a new person at the end of this holiday.
- If You Love Food: Cyclades Islands, Greece
There are many reasons to visit the Cyclades Island – the crystal clear water that shimmers under eternally blue skies, charming villages with interesting architecture, secluded beaches, and amazing history – but the best one may be food. The jewel of the Aegean Sea has made a name for itself as one of the greatest cuisines in the world. Don’t leave the islands without trying moussaka, fresh fish, feta and cheeses, octopus, or their sweet honey and baklava.
- If You Need a Retail Therapy: Milan, Italy
What better way to relax after a stressful year spent taking care of patients and struggling to stay awake during never-ending night shifts than to treat yourself with a retail therapy? Home to some of the fashion’s biggest names, such as Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, and Prada, Milan is, without a doubt, the best destination for a little retail therapy. One of the best shopping experiences can be found at Quadrilatero Della Moda (The Quadrangle of Fashion), which is considered the world’s most important fashion districts by many fashion and beauty gurus.
Even though it’s one of the world’s fashion capitals, there are still plenty of things to do and see in Milan. The city is full of history, gorgeous architecture and amazing restaurants where you can enjoy some authentic Italian cuisine. Nearby is the Lake Como, an unmatched gem where you can relax and unwind.
With a nurse’s schedule, it might seem almost impossible to plan a nice summer vacation. So, when you have the opportunity to take a break, try to make the most of it. Where is your favorite destination for a much-needed holiday? Oh, and don’t forget to pick up a souvenir for your fellow nurses.