Be a hometown tourist plus ways to make your guests feel welcome
This week we discuss how to be a tourist in your hometown. We also share practical tips for making your houseguests feel welcome.
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What you’ll hear:
- Jacey’s rendition of Adele’s ‘Hometown Glory’
- Why you should take a 'staycation'
- Some of our favorite hometown holiday experiences
- Tips for finding things to do in your hometown
- Practical ways to make your houseguests feel welcome
Can I quote you on that?
- “Adele does many things well, ennunciating is not one of them.” Jacey
- “'Vacation' and 'rest' are far more a state of mind than we give them credit for.” Maggie
- “If I depend on a change of scenery as my main catalyst for rest, inspiration, or perspective, I am in danger of cultivating a sour mood towards home” Emily Freeman
- “By doing things that are local, you can include the people who are in your day-to-day life.” Maggie
- “Seeing where you live through the eyes of people who don’t live there is fun because they have a perspective on your city that you don’t.” Maggie
- “Being a hometown tourist might mean doing a bunch of things and going a bunch of places with a bunch of people, but it might also mean having more space and rest.” Jacey
- Emily Freeman: The Spiritual Discipline of Touring Your Own Hometown
- How to Survive a Visit From Your Mother
- Real Simple: Houseguest Prep Checklist
Thoughts, questions, comments?