“Distance and difference are the secret tonic of creativity. When we get home, home is still the same. But something in our mind has been changed, and that changes everything.”
– Jonah Lehrer
Your brain gets too comfortable in your everyday surroundings. You need to make it uncomfortable.
Oh, and food. The food should be good. You have to find a place that feeds you—creatively, socially, spiritually, and literally.