I am madly in love with my husband, but we have such different interests when it comes to taking a holiday. I prefer just spending time on the beach, getting a tan and reading a good book. I love letting the stress of my normal life just evaporate as I enjoy the lazy life for a week. My husband is the opposite. He wants to stay as active as possible, and our two children take after him. You would think this would make holidays hard for us, but it’s easy! Take our hiking holidays in Spain, for instance.
When we go there, we know that we are going to spend a lot of time together, but we also know that I will get my private beach time and he and the kids will get to go exploring. We have been there twice so far, and the hike schedule was different both times. That made it so much nicer for them, though I suspect they would have been equally as happy if the hike schedule had been the same. Continue reading