I have a sister-in-law, who is from another country, and she told me that it’s very common for people from her country to go to Greece for vacation. I didn’t know that country is such a hot spot before she told me about it. She has told me that it is beautiful there, and there are a lot of Mykonos luxury villas for rent that are located in areas that will blow you your mind when it comes to how beautiful the surrounding area is. She excitedly pulled me over to the computer one day to show me some of the places she had stayed in when she used to go there. I told her that she and her husband should take a trip out there with me and my wife over the summer. She agreed that it would be a good idea.
My wife and I don’t normally go on vacation. We are both workaholics, and we are often very busy with our two young children. Neither one of us had it easy financially when we were much younger, and we discussed early on in our marriage that we needed to work hard so that we could have a good life for the two of us and our kids. We have both made a lot of sacrifices financially. Saving our money and investing has really helped us get ahead in life. However, I have noticed that we have found ourselves not taking action to enjoy the money we have made due to working so hard. I think that needs to change a little bit.
There are many occasions when we talk about doing things as a family, but we soon forget about it. After the talk I had with my sister-in-law, I didn’t want our shared vacation to be forgotten. I talked to my wife about Greece a few times, and I told her that I wanted us to go there and not just talk about it. I think that really surprised her, and we’ve decided we are going to do it. Our parents will take care of our kids while my wife and I head out on a luxury vacation to a beautiful villa with our younger relatives.