Wishful Thinking – Holidays: Beach or Hill Station, What’s Better?

  • Majority of us are by now used to the new norm of staying in our respective homes strictly adhering to the Government mandated instructions of WFH (Working From Home). Household chores are diligently being shared within the family.  Many of the hitherto forgotten leisurely exercises are again out in the open. Children not exposed to any of the below mentioned are quite intrigued to learn thereby allowing the older generation to refresh some of those all-weather indulgences.

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  • Instant liking and lapping up is the buzzword, no less. Watching classical reruns of serials on the television, viewing yesteryear movies, listening to songs, playing board / card games, tucking into lip-smacking snacks with gay abandon, touching base with near and dear ones more regularly are some of the most welcoming indulgences amongst the available galore. In spite of scores of forced options, many amid us would vouch readily for holidays to alluring sun drenched beaches or mesmerizing hilly terrains, as the case may be.

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  • One’s the situation returns to normalcy post-COVID 19, yearning and craving for holidays are bound to reach crescendo alongside preferences for either of the locations. Parents should anticipate hard times in zeroing in on an ideal locations to let our hair down. In such a scenario, what should be the preferred option – beaches or hill stations?  Depends entirely on families’ perceptions, passions, persuading skills to have all members on board, decision making abilities, and of course, how deep one’s pockets runs as well.

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  • Both options are absolutely alluring to say the least and solely dependent on the choice one makes. Crystal clear sun drenched beaches would be typically preferred by many of us simply because of the variety such places offers in terms of water sports and related activities which are nothing short of full on entertainment.  Distinctly mouth-watering cuisines and variety of beverages on offer in coastal areas are heavenly and mark my words, any worthy connoisseur would readily vouch for the same.
  • Hilly terrains and mountainous regions too are equally appealing to one’s discernible senses purely for salubrious atmosphere and breath taking visual splendor the Mother Nature displays serenely. Especially during winter months – when snowfall adds luxurious coat of white froth to the by now chilly air – joy shall know no bounds whilst experiencing out of the world happenings.

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  • May appear wishful thinking in the present situation! Nevertheless letting imagination run wild will harm none. Sooner than later we shall embark on the long overdue journey for sure. Gear up folks!

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Krishna MV
Krishna is a Post Graduate with specialization in English Literature and Human Resource Management, respectively. Having served the Indian Air Force with distinction for 16 years, Armed Forces background definitely played a very major role in shaping as to who & what he is right now. Presently, he is employed as The Administrator of a well known educational institute in Bangalore. He is passionate about sharing thoughts by writing articles on the current affairs / topics with insightful dissection and offering counter / alternate views thrown in for good measure. Also, passionate about Cricket, Music – especially vintage Kannada & Hindi film songs, reading – non-fictional & Self-Help Books, and of course, fitness without compromising on the culinary pleasures.


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