Today my daughter and I are boarding a plane bound for an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean. We’ll spend four days enjoying white beaches, spa treatments, and VIP pampering. It’s our very first mother-daughter getaway, and we’re setting the bar high.
Oh, and it won’t cost me a dime.
The tab for this trip is being picked up by the PR company representing the resort. As a travel writer, I am invited to go on press trips like this (OK, not like this, this is definitely one of the best so far!) several times a year. I also receive free hotel rooms, admission to world-class attractions, and meals at fabulous restaurants.
I don’t get health insurance, but there’s no doubt that the benefits of my “job” are fabulous.
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