I love to travel. Who doesn’t? Who better to travel with than your girls. Reminiscing, goofing around, being able to both lounge and get dressy – it’s the best! Boys? Nah. Secure that swanky VRBO spot and just look forward to a good time. Let me lay it out for you…
Let’s Spill the Tea
There is something special about a group of women. While some may envision drama [ex. Real Housewives… every franchise], I look forward to the best life updates. Whether it’s a Bachelorette trip or a College Roommate Reunion you will always find yourself chatting about old times. Who wouldn’t want to think back to those times when you could take more than a couple tequila shots and feel normal the next day? Now I just get hungover af. [I just felt sick thinking about it] Gossip about those old high school friends, recaps from the love life, and of course, chat sessions about anything… or anyone. Nothing is off limits. Stay up and enjoy talking for hours together.
Share a Vibe
Old friends have similar interests. I mean – you’re friends for a reason, right? Your girls know how much down time you need, what activities would be fun, and how many nights in a row you can drink (am I right?). I know exactly what I’m looking for on TripAdvisor for this trip.
No crush? No pressure. Not that you shouldn’t always be yourself – but there is something a bit more relaxing about just chilling with your friends. It’s a no judgement zone here – so pack just pajamas if you want. Stay weird.
Dress it up or Dress it down
My sister loves getting dressed up [I live for it, an outfit plan and matching bag…] – but personally, I’m a big fan of lounging out. Lots of wine and couch sessions when you’re with your girls means you can whip out your best athleisure fits. My current fave is Shien – you need to plan ahead but can buy all your outfits in one place; from dresses to sweats.
Repeat after me: buddy system. [this was for me, sadly] While we should maintain this any night out – it gives me great peace of mind to know that my girls know my limits (sometimes better than I do). I know I have the best looking out for me. I can relax and have a great time knowing that my people have my back.
OK. Goes without saying your friends are your best hype crew. No more asking your parents to take a picture from the worst angle just to miss the candids, or leaning over for yet another awkward selfie. You have built in paparazzi following you around all vaca long. Soak in that celeb feeling.
Give me a plan
Finally, everyone knows that girls’ trips are notoriously well planned. [music to my type A ears] Packing lists, itineraries, schedules – even though I’m type B – I never feel more relaxed than when I know what’s coming next. Plug it all in Splitwise during the trip and you’re all settled up and on your way. I am prepped and ready to go have a great time with great friends.