When it comes to staying productive, experts agree that one of the best things you can do for yourself is to take a break. There’s nothing like a well-earned vacation to de-stress and reinvigorate you. Without the distractions of your daily responsibilities, you’ll begin to think clearer and have a better attitude. So why not take advantage of these benefits by taking a learning vacation? Here are some resources to help you find ideas and start planning for your best vacation yet.
Shaw Guides – Boasting more than 6,000 learning vacation and creative career programs worldwide, the Shaw Guides, founded in 1988, offer a great portal to endless ideas for a vacation with a twist. Search for language vacations, cooking and wine schools, arts-and-crafts getaways, even golf workshops.
Away.com – This general travel Web site offers a variety of learning vacation ideas and articles. Check out sections on learning kayaking, horseback riding, photography and sailing.
Transitions Abroad – If you yearn for foreign lands, check out this Web site that features educational and active vacations abroad. Search by region or activity. There are search options for the budget traveler and the independent traveler as well.