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    How Do You Summer?

    September 16, 2023 3 min read

    Summer is that magical time of year when the days get longer, the sun shines brighter, and the world seems to come alive with vibrant colors and energy. It's a season that invites us to break free from our routines, embrace the great outdoors, and make the most of every sunny day. It is my absolute favourite season of the year! Have you ever stopped to ask yourself, "How do I summer?" Let's do that now and take a moment to explore different ways to make the most of your summer.

    Embrace the Great Outdoors

    One of the best ways to summer is to embrace the great outdoors. Summer is the perfect time to go hiking, biking, camping, or simply take a leisurely stroll through a park. Nature comes alive during this season, and there's something truly rejuvenating about being surrounded by lush greenery, chirping birds, and the scent of blooming flowers. Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or prefer a quiet picnic by the lake, spending time in nature can help you reconnect with the world around you and leave you feeling refreshed.

    Dive into Water Adventures

    Summer and water activities go hand in hand. Whether you're lucky enough to live near the ocean, have access to a beautiful lake, or simply have a backyard pool, take advantage of the water. Go swimming, paddleboarding, surfing, or try your hand at sailing. If you're feeling more adventurous, consider a kayaking trip down a river or exploring the underwater world with snorkeling or scuba diving. Water activities not only help you cool off on hot summer days but also provide a sense of exhilaration and freedom.

    Travel and Explore

    Summer is the perfect time to satisfy your wanderlust. Whether you're planning a grand vacation or a weekend getaway, there's something about the summer season that makes travel even more appealing. Explore new destinations, immerse yourself in different cultures, and savor the flavors of local cuisine. Whether you're traveling near or far, summer adventures can create memories that last a lifetime.

    Host Epic Barbecues and Picnics

    Summertime and delicious food are a match made in heaven. Fire up the BBQ and host epic barbecues with family and friends. From juicy burgers and marinated steaks to the simple pleasures of a snag on a roll, the options are endless. You could also pack a picnic and head to your favourite park or beach. There's something special about dining al fresco, surrounded by the beauty of nature.

    Attend Festivals and Events

    Summer is a season of festivals, concerts, and outdoor events. Whether you're into music, art, food, or culture, there's likely a summer festival that caters to your interests. These events bring people together, celebrate creativity, and offer an opportunity to soak up the summer vibes. So, grab your friends or family and explore the local festivals happening in your area.

    Reconnect with Yourself

    While summer is a great time to be social and explore, it's also important to find moments of solitude and self-reflection. Take time to recharge your batteries, read a good book under the shade of a tree, or practice yoga on the beach at sunrise. Summer can be a time for personal growth and self-discovery as well.

    Make It Memorable

    Regardless of how you choose to summer, the key is to make it memorable. Create a summer bucket list, take lots of photos, and cherish the moments spent with loved ones. Summer is fleeting, but the memories you create will last a lifetime.

    So, how do you summer? Whether you're an adventurer, a foodie, a traveler, or simply someone who loves to soak up the sun, there's no right or wrong way to enjoy this vibrant season. The important thing is to make the most of it, savor every moment, and embrace the joy that summer brings. So, go out there and make this summer one for the books!

    Love Nicole & Team Ocean Tales xx

    Here's a few of my favourite ways to Summer...

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