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Little quiet vacation/retreat on my own?

It’s been a stressful year thus far and I really need to get away for a few days, but alas, none of my friends are available for a trip right now. I’d love to go somewhere in mid/late August. I have a bunch of requirements, of course! [more inside]
posted by silverstatue on Jul 8, 2014 - 12 answers

Ideas for a 2week inspirational break excluding sitting on a mountaintop

I'd like to take two weeks off of work and come back with a new sense of direction in life. I have been in the same job for almost four years and find little fulfillment there, yet also haven't found the motivation or made the time to move on. Maybe some semi-structured time off work to think, mark next steps, and break patterns will help? How and where should I spend my time? [more inside]
posted by AlmondEyes on Oct 3, 2013 - 9 answers

Where is the real life Rancho Relaxo?

My 40th birthday present to myself is to run away for several days by myself to indulge in restful solitude, nature walks, spa treatments and room service. I live in Oregon and am considering the coast, but could also be talked into Washington/California, or places other than the beach. Price is no object, but would prefer it to be within driving distance of Portland. Requirements and preferences within... [more inside]
posted by lilnublet on Feb 18, 2013 - 7 answers

I Wanna Walk in a Winter Wonderland!

Help me decide on a quiet but accessible winter retreat destination for snow play? [more inside]
posted by TestamentToGrace on Dec 23, 2011 - 4 answers

Like boot camp, but drunker

I am looking for a combo fitness retreat/all inclusive resort. Does such a thing exist? [more inside]
posted by shownomercy on Jul 14, 2011 - 1 answer

Or I could just turn off my phone and lock the door.

Help me find a weekend retreat somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. I'll be by myself and ideally, but not necessarily, would like to learn some sort of new skill. [more inside]
posted by halogen on Mar 10, 2011 - 15 answers

help me get away from it all

Help me retreat from NYC. Where can I get away from it all next weekend -- and go somewhere without wifi and or cell reception? [more inside]
posted by Ralston McTodd on Dec 5, 2010 - 8 answers

Inexpensive wilderness retreat near Vancouver?

One week off - please help me find a place to spend it near Vancouver, Canada. [more inside]
posted by blockhead on Dec 4, 2010 - 5 answers

How to best use a period of solitude to heal

I'm hurting after a breakup, and am lucky enough to be leaving tomorrow for just over two weeks on Salt Spring Island. For about half that time, I will be alone and mostly isolated. How can I best use this period of solitude to reflect, refresh and heal myself? [more inside]
posted by yellowbinder on Oct 4, 2010 - 20 answers

This is my brain on no vacation

Help with productive vacation ideas? Of all the things to avoid, I have been putting off taking vacation and now suddenly the summer is slipping away... [more inside]
posted by messica on Aug 17, 2009 - 5 answers

Solitary Buddhist Retreat.

I'm interested in going to a buddhist monastery or retreat for two weeks to a month. Preferably somewhere in the northeast US. [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Mar 19, 2009 - 19 answers

Writers retreat in SoCal/Mexico

Help me find a retreat to write near los angeles. [more inside]
posted by TigerCrane on Oct 29, 2008 - 4 answers

Looking for an e-guitar boot camp!

My wife and I are looking for a "boot camp" to learn to play electric guitar. Can you recommend any kind of retreats, workshops camps, schools, that offer intense one- or two-week e-guitar training in a pleasant, vacation-like surroundings? [more inside]
posted by lord_yo on Aug 30, 2008 - 12 answers

weekend trip from Boston?

My boyfriend, our two small dogs, and I would like to take a weekend trip in the Boston area soon... We want cost-effective, swimming opportunities, quaintness, dog-friendly, nature... Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by lalalana on Jul 30, 2008 - 13 answers

Find me a nice retreat spot

I'd like to spend a week or two of vacation in a kind of "intellectual retreat". Let me rephrase that and try to make it less pretentious - I want to get away from it all and read/write in peace. Please help me find a suitable place. [more inside]
posted by falameufilho on Jun 15, 2008 - 9 answers

Meditative and healthy vacation ideas?

Looking for personal retreat/solo vacation ideas, combining meditation, fitness, and relaxation. Could also use some tips on how to plan such a vacay. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by NikitaNikita on Jun 13, 2008 - 5 answers

Retreat in Japan?

Can you recommend a retreat in Japan for an American? [more inside]
posted by cda on Sep 5, 2006 - 4 answers

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