Some things just don’t fit into a 2-week vacation! If you have ever dreamed biking through Croatia, taking a coast to coast road trip, volunteering overseas, or taking a month to brush up on your Spanish in Barcelona, you’ll know the struggle is real.

Our vacation days are being pulled in a hundred different directions. We often need to catch a flight to visit friends and family. Summers are full of wedding travel. And if you’ve bought a home, there are big projects that need to be tackled every year.

Two weeks of vacation end up being 4 days of stuff we really need to get done, 7 days of family visits, and 3 days for “vacation”. But there are other big dreams we want to tackle while we have the chance. Adventures that don’t fit into the 3 days of time off left over.

Enter: the mini-retirement!

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