- Anthony Bourdain has spent the last 13 years "in near constant motion" trotting the globe
- This summer, however, the CNN host enjoyed his second "real" vacation of the last decade
- In vacation mode, Bourdain is like "a psychotic version of (Food Network host) Ina Garten"
- "We will all be happy together. And normal. Absolutely normal," Bourdain writes of his beach trip
(CNN)It's that time again. Time to slip out early in the morning and deflate the pool floaties. "Mr. Crockie," the crocodile, looks up at me accusingly as he shrivels on the chaise lounge. Two air mattresses wait for similar treatment behind him. I gather up the big water guns, the water pistols, plastic sharks, two purple rubber octopi, the goggles, plastic treasure chest and shuttle them into the garage.