I find it very energizing and refreshing. That's not for everyone as you need a lot of self-discipline to avoid the temptation of having fun instead of doing your job, but once you get there, there's nothing quite like it.
Get the best 4G connection and a computer with a matte display. 😉 And plenty of coconuts - I call those "my liquid inspiration".
I speak at about 15-20 events a year. Some of the recent interesting events I went to were ClojureD in Berlin, ClojureX in London, Rubyconfby in Minsk, RailsIsrael in TelAviv and EuRuKo & HackConf in Sofia.
Clojure, Erlang and Elixir.
I'll speak a bit about this in my talk, so stay tuned. 😉
Likely I'll go Sweden or Kenya. Haven't solidified my travel arrangements for June yet. In general I don't like planning my trips early on. When it comes to travel I'm a pretty impulsive person.