That's the standard advice for those wishing for the full Shavuot experience.
For those wishing to understand the holiday filtered through a lens of Esther, here are some articles I've written on the subject of Shavuot over the years:
Shavuot is Yom Tov for Insomniacs--Jewlicious (2006)
Commandments and Continuity--GenerationJ.com (2005)
With its flawed characters, family deception, military alliances, sexual liaisons, betrayal, jealousy and religious fervor, the Torah's got more juicy stories than an episode of Desperate Housewives. Faith in God; good and evil; appearance vs. reality; truth; destiny and its apparent polar opposite, freedom of choice; business and sexual ethics; family relationships both good and bad all make recurring appearances in the biblical narrative. And lucky us? We get to read the Five Books of Moses over and over, annually revisiting the same stories and characters, hoping to learn something new that will refresh our appetite for the Torah texts. And amazingly, we often do. [for more, click the link above...]
Late-Night Learning--JTS (2001)
Hag sameah...wishing you a meaningful holiday.