Vacation is one word that instantly brings a smile on my face. And why not? It offers a great respite from the dull and boring routine we follow each day. It is time to try new things and bond with our family.

Summer Vacations are Always Fun

Summer vacations for me means a house full of cousins, lots of horror movies, delectable food and the noisy yet soothing sound of the air cooler.

I live in a joint family and ever since my childhood, all my paternal aunts and cousins pour in our house during summer vacations. I have three aunts who have two kids each. 

Two of them are in my age and I particularly look forward to their visit to our house. We share various common interests so we have a lot of fun together but we also fight a lot. Now, this is not to say that I don’t enjoy with my other cousins. I rejoice their company too.

We are all fond of horror movies. So, almost every night during their stay we watch a horror movie. We turn off all the lights, shut all the doors and then sit together for this spooky adventure. 

We scream, shout and scare each other to take the experience to the next level. I just love those crazy nights spent with my bunch of crazy cousins.

Besides, we indulge in various indoor and outdoor activities. We go for morning walks and evening strolls, we play, have street food and also visit the nearby malls accompanied by our elders.

We are all also made to sit for around two-three hours each day to study. It is much better than studying alone. Though we look for excuses to skip these study sessions, they are actually not that bad. We get yummy refreshments during this time and also get to giggle and whisper in between that makes these sessions fun.

I love the way my aunts pamper me. The presence of my aunts in the house also means that we get a variety of delectable foods each day. They all have good culinary skills and we love the items cooked by them.


Vacations are full of fun and summer vacations are simply the best. They are the longest vacations and I look forward to them every year. It truly is a time to catch up on a lot of sleep and bond with our extended family members.