You may sometimes feel disappointed because your holidays are not as smashing and unforgettable as you would like. However, believe me holidays will always be holidays no matter how dull they may look. To begin with, they are a break in our routines and that will make us stronger when we go back to our routines. Then, and as long as no negative things affect you, it is time to do activities you cannot do during all the year long, such as tidying old papers or having a look at old photographs or videos or meeting friends or relatives you don't usually see or reading books for fun...
Anyway, here are some articles for you to read about the issue:
Nearly 40% of Britons to stay at home during summer holidays (The Guardian)
Here's a listening exercise to do: Not going out (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
A secret about collective nouns (BBC Learning English)
Understand FAST English Conversations [Advanced Listening Lesson]
- Episode 180801 / 01 August 2018 >>> Child announcer on London Underground - Language related to 'safety'. Need-to-know language: safety, take care, handrail, injured & takes notice.