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Our Editors' Dream Vacays (& Packing Lists!)

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    It's officially February, and you're banned from saying Happy New Year's. Unless you're a winter baby, you're not seeing presents for a while. There's only one long weekend between now and May. Can you spell d-o-l-d-r-u-m-s? But wait. Don't buy a SAD lamp quite yet—spring break is glimmering just past the blahs. Whether you officially get the time off (jerks!), you already asked HR for the vacation days, or you're just planning a mental getaway, we're dishing up some travel inspiration that's day-dreamier than Beckham's H&M ad. Four of our editors shared their dream escapes—plus the perfect packing lists that'll let you spend your time in style. From a reef-view suite in Belize to skiing in Japan, this destination quadruplet is pure wanderlust dopamine. Girls Gone Wild and neon pink Hurricanes....not so much.

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