Sometimes you just NEED to get away… but not THAT far away! I've been bogged down with Homework and work work lately so when my mom asked if I wanted to stay with her at the UCLA guest house this weekend, I jumped at the opportunity.
"Staycations" are little trips you can take, while still being only a few min away from home. While this may seem extremely silly to some, I personally love them because it puts me in the vacation mood without having to be so far away from my responsibilities. As soon as I got to the Guest house I was able to let go of all the work I've been doing at home.
My mom, brother, and I spent the weekend doing touristy things. First we ran around UCLA's campus so my mom could revisit her favorite study spots or where her friends and she used to hang out etc. I'm always in awe of their campus because the buildings are so much older than at UC Davis (go aggs!). UCLA just has more brick, arches, and stained glass windows which gives it a magical Hogwarts type feel *sigh*. We also drove around Hollywood, saw "Book of Mormon" at the Pantages theater (it was aaahhhhhmazing!!! Wildly intelligent and inappropriately honest), went to the Santa Monica pier and more!
We also spent a lot of time reading and catching up with each other. Sometimes you just need to relax and kick it with the familia.
Where do you go when you need a break from it all? Leave a comment below xo