To escape from the daily routine, to take a break from the conventions and mundanities of one’s life, to discover more creativity, resourcefulness, and to perceive your surroundings differently.
The anticipation and impatient excitement for a visit that makes you look out the window countless times in hope of seeing your guest arrive.
The feeling of being alone in the woods, solitude, and a connectedness to nature.
Desenrascanço (Portuguese from Portugal)
The ability to solve a problem without having the knowledge or the adequate tools to do so, by use of imaginative resources or by applying knowledge to new situations. Also, "MacGyvering."