One of the biggest losses incurred by Meghan Markle's relationship with Prince Harry — aside from her departure from Suits, and Prince Harry's departure from romantic availability — is the death of The Tig, Markle's rather informative and definitely fun lifestyle blog. The Tig boasted a wealth of self-help tips and recipes, and somewhere in the archives is this fun piece: Meghan Markle's tips for the ultimate staycation. Truly, the Tig has everything, and we are much worse off for its demise.
Though I'm a big proponent of traveling, staycations are a great way to reset without having to shell out for plane tickets or Airbnbs, plus they give you an opportunity to check out museums, restaurants, cool hidden corridors, and other spots close to home that you might miss if you're regularly overwhelmed with work stuff. Or you can use a staycation to catch up on all 15 seasons of ER (now streaming on Hulu!). Either way, taking a few days to a week for yourself can do wonders for your stress level, even if it's not quite the same as posting up on the beach (although, if you happen to live near the beach, this makes for an excellent staycation activity, and I am very jealous).
Markle, who will probably never be permitted to take a real staycation again, thanks to the demands of royal life, had a bunch of useful tips for a stay-at-home holiday, dubbing the practice, "more restful than the rigamarole of planning a trip that takes you far and wide." Definitely true! Here's what she recommends: