Stay relevant by being active in your community. Your normal passion may be the beach at dawn's early but volunteer through a local business chamber. Grocery store information boards are a good asset in that they offer area offerings and needs.
Take the laptop on vacation only if you promise these 3 things:
Family first or single-self fun by settling in and going out for planned, rendezvous dinner or adventure.
Allow minimal daily media contact if ongoing project needs immediate attention plan on getting someone as replacement while you are away.
Never, ever wantonly lead business associates or clients to feel as if they can contact you at will while away.
On another note, your family or fellow vacayers shouldn't see you on the phone or laptop constantly. This is a time to refresh and get reacquainted with those you hold most dear and in some cases rarely see unless you set aside the time, like now.
Short and sweet. Now GO! Make the moments you share with loved ones count for more than time.
Until next time~