Segovia! A quaint walled city thirty minutes from Madrid by the high-speed AVE train, Segovia is famous for the Roman aqueduct that marks the entrance to the city. It's made without mortar---entirely a feet of engineering. So impressive.
The city itself is charming as well, and what started out as a cloudy day got even better once the sun came out.
There are some books you pick up and you just know the story is going to be about you. You may know the author so well you feel he or she is a kindred spirit. You may have read the book a hundred times. You may love the topic of the book so much that there's no room in your heart for anything but acceptance and understanding.
An old friend of mine shared this article from lifehacker. It's describes Seinfeld's productivity secret and describes an implementation of it.
If you don't know, Jerry Seinfeld is a successful comic and TV actor. He rose to fame in the 90s. To stay creative and always be current, he would write his material and jokes every day. His secret to staying productive was to use a paper wall calendar as a way of motivating himself.
Breaks are times to relax, of course, but there's something deeply satisfying about having a relaxing and productive break. What makes a break productive? Being productive simply entails accomplishing something significant, something worthwhile—a goal. Often, people think that means something related to school or extracurricular activities, but it could also be an entirely personal project.
I’ve always tried to accomplish at least one goal over my breaks.