Hoda Kotb opens up about the struggle during family vacation time away from Today







Ahad Sanwari



Hoda Kotb was able to enjoy a few relaxing days off with her family as she had taken the previous week off and spent the 4th of July weekend relaxing.

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However, what was intended to be a fun family vacation ended in unwanted stress, which she explained on her return today.

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Talking to Justin Sylvester, who filled in for Jenna Busch Hager in the latest edition of Today with Hoda and Jennathey talked about taking spontaneous trips and surviving without travel itineraries.

Hoda then challenged, “I want to show you my vacation and next time I’ll invite you,” before sharing a selfie of herself with her daughters Hope and Haley on board their flight.

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“We got on the plane, me and my girls,” she began. “We wanted to go to Orlando, but there were problems with the weather, so we had to sit on the asphalt in Tampa for three hours.

“And then we got there and landed in Orlando around 7-8 at night, we left at 11 [in the morning]’ Hoda continued while Justin felt bad for her.

Hoda’s family vacation wasn’t without its ups and downs

“Hold on,” she added, before then sharing another picture of her daughters during their face-painted journey, looking as happy as can be.

“Then we came to Universal, which was a great time. It was a 110 and the kids were splashing around with face painting and after that we went to Disney.”

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Justin then replied that as per Hoda’s challenge, he would accompany her on the journey. “How much Chardonnay are we packing? How much Kathie Lee juice are we packing for the day,” he joked.

While Hoda was away, Jenna was joined by a slew of guest presenters that were a hit with fans and she couldn’t have been happier.

That today Star took some time off

The NBC star even posted a photo from her flight home She was able to enjoy watching her co-star with Michelle Buteau, and said: “Fly home from vacation and see who follows!” with Jenna commenting back with: “I miss you!!!!!”

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