The titular city plays a crucial role in the Real Housewives shows, but I cannot help loving the vacation episodes. There is just something about taking the cast members out of their element that always makes for great television, and there is no one who knows how to vacation like Ramona Singer from Real Housewives of New York City . Ramona has a been a part of RHONY from the very beginning and because of that her vacation antics have become legendary. In all honesty, the vacation episodes would be pretty boring if she was not on the trip.
Ramona is not one of those "go with the flow" kind of people. She knows what she likes, what she wants, and how she wants it. And Ramona is not afraid to share her thoughts if her vacation is not going exactly how she envisioned it would.
If you are tired of unpacking your own suitcases, want to have more fun on vacation, enjoy dancing hard, and have no qualms showing off, then Ramona Singer is your vacation role model. And if you need a few more pointers, here are some tips for channeling your inner Ramona during your next adventure.
1. Have Some Turtle Time
Turtle Time is the epitome of channeling your inner Ramona Singer. Pour a glass of wine, dance it up, and ignore everyone else. Ramona coined the term years ago on the show when she was less than sober. The meaning is a little vague, but I interpret to mean living your life to the fullest during any trip or party.
2. Bring Your Own Glassware
This woman is always ready to have a glass of Pinot Grigio, she even brings her own glasses just in case they're needed. If you want to vacation like the Real Housewife, make sure you're prepared.
3. Dance Hard
The Ramonacoaster is always down for a good dance party, whether other people are dancing or not. If you want to be reminiscent of Ramona on your next trip, then you need to become the queen of the dance floor.
4. Avoid Waking Up Early
Out of all of the RHONY cast members, it is obvious that Ramona is so not a morning person. Channel Ramona and get some beauty sleep during your next vacation.
5. Swim With Friends
Even though Ramona hates it when other people get her hair wet (cough cough Kristen Taekman), she's totally fine with it when she does so herself. Make sure you swim on vacation instead of just lounging around.
6. Let Other People Do The Work
During a trip to Heather Thomson's vacation home in the Berkshires, Ramona refused to row a boat and just sipped on her wine. This lady never does the heavy lifting — except for when she lifts a wine glass up to her mouth. Be the boss that you are and refuse to take part in athletic activities during the next squad gathering.
7. Splash Around
I'm not sure why, but Ramona just loves splashing people. If you don't mind offending your friends, then you can pull a #TotalRamonaMove and splash them at inappropriate times. (Just don't throw a wine glass, please!)
8. Have A Solid Men:Women Ratio
Ramona would never approve of a trip that didn't involve any eligible bachelors.
9. Make Sure There Is Pinot Grigio Available
Everyone who watches RHONY knows that Pinot Grigio is essential for any event, so it makes sense to have some on hand if you want to vacation like Ramona.
10. Show Off Your Bod
The reality star has no qualms showing off her body with confidence. Don't be shy if you want to let your inner Ramona shine.
11. Insist That The Ventilation Is Adequate
If the air conditioning or heat is not to your liking, then make sure you voice your concerns. You know Ramona would. And has. Many times.
12. Ask Someone Else To Unpack Your Clothes
Ramona has a hotel staff member unpack her clothes on every vacation. If you want to feel like her, then you have to do the same and leave the chores to someone else.
13. Never Miss A Meal
Ramona knows that going on vacation is synonymous with indulging on some yummy food.
14. Share Constructive Criticism About The Plans
If you don't think the vacation is fun, then let your friends know. The most vocal RHONY cast member is not going to waste valuable vacation time by doing lame things and neither should you.
15. Jump In The Pool
Even if you don't even have a bathing suit on, just jump in the pool. You will get attention, feel refreshed, and get to copy Ramona Singer.
16. Don't Be Afraid To Share Your Emotions
Just because it's a vacation, that doesn't mean that it's all fun and games. If something is bothering you, then let it all out and channel your inner Housewife. Then you can relax with some wine on the beach.
17. Party Hard
If you're away for a holiday, then act like it. That's what Ramona would do. If you're not trying to turn up, then she is not the Real Housewife to model your trip after.
18. Show Off Your Shoes
Ramona's footwear is always on point. Wear your best shoes at all times to really be a Ramona.
Yes, she is one of a kind, but if you've been paying attention over the years, there is actually a lot that you can do to channel your inner Ramona during your next vacation.
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