On our lovely little island, most of us are left to accept the fact that our places of employment are only able to bestow twenty days of annual leave upon us. When you look at this number in isolation, in the context of a calendar year, twenty days holidays can seem a little bit stingy. The whole point of this blog though is to bring the world closer to you in the most economic ways imaginable. Ways which will allow you to appease all senses of Wanderlust that exist within your being. So to help you take a new ‘glass half full’ approach to your holiday planning in 2017, allow me to introduce you to the concept of ‘Holiday Bridge Days‘
Holiday Bridge Days in 2017
Throughout the course of the year, we are blessed with quite a few ‘freebies’ in terms of public holidays. Whether it be St. Patrick’s Day, Easter or one of our always appreciated Bank Holidays, we tend to view these as standalone events. Instead of these being isolated celebrations, why not maximise their potential and jet off to a blissfully exotic paradise?
There are several opportunities to do this over the course of the year. Take Easter 2017 for example. If you are to look at this in the traditional Irish way, it is a pretty standard 4-day weekend with a lot of chocolate thrown in. If you are to use eight of your hard-earned holidays, you can turn an average Easter weekend into a 16-day window where you could possibly embark on an adventure of a lifetime. Four days annual leave before and after Easter will allow you to bridge the gap to the two weekends either side of it; hence the term Holiday Bridge Day
There are seven chances to do this over the course of next year, which I have laid out for you below in a handy little infographic. So when you sit down to plan your next adventure why not adopt the Guru Approach and unleash the potential of Holiday Bridge Days for a maximum and memorable return?
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