Who hasn't wanted to break loose with nothing but a backpack? But what if you can't just quit your job to go and sell coconut jewelry on a beach? Where can you get maximum traveling kudos for minimum outlay of time and energy?
My local gym opens at 5 a.m. or I can just go for a short run in my neighborhood, first thing. (I used to think I didn't have time for a workout on a travel day, now I won't go anywhere by plane without a good workout first.) It keeps me calm throughout the day.
Though life is far easier for women these days, Women's Christmas celebrations are regaining popularity, and beyond the counties of Cork and Kerry, too, where the traditions were strongest.
Travel stress might not be all that bad -- at least that's what people told Orbitz about their past travel experiences. In fact, 71 percent of those travelers said their trips weren't stressful at all. Take a look at how you can stay serene this holiday season.
Just took a routine flight from Chicago to Boston. No rain. No snow. Only a 30-minute delay going there due to a "typographical error on the pilot's checklist." (What on earth is that?) So why am I complaining? Well, air travel has become a metaphor for the overall lack of caring and civility we see around us every day.
According to our recent Expedia.ca Holi-data survey, six out of 10 Canadians have travel on their mind as thirty percent are planning to travel and another 30 percent wish they were traveling this holiday season.
From timing your ticket purchases right to alternative options when it comes to lodging, the experts at Hipmunk offer these tips to help you tackle this year's travel planning with a smart strategy.
The next few weeks of travel will be hectic -- there is no denying that. Flight delays, overbookings, lost luggage, and never-ending lines of people from the ticket counter to the only coffee shop inside security.
Town squares lit with strings of sparkling lights. Christmas carolers in bonnets and tails. Horse-drawn carriages and snowcapped roofs. If you ...
Londoners take Christmas very seriously. The festive fever starts when the Oxford Street Christmas lights are officially switched on (this year's date is still to be confirmed, but it usually happens around mid-November).
The holiday season is a magical time... unless you have to travel.
Most cruise lines like Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney and Celebrity deck the halls of their ships literally with holiday decorations and Christmas trees in their lobbies, restaurants and have massive gingerbread houses.
Family holiday traditions bring us together to share a common bond. From caroling on the weekends to baking gingerbread cookies with grandma, it's a...
Kinda like how the Fourth of July gets neighbors together in a "friendly" competition to see who can almost blow their houses up with the coolest fireworks, so, too, does Christmas create an equally friendly neighborhood rivalry. This one, though, is to see who can jack their power bill up the highest.
When the weather outside is frightful, Northerners flock to Florida to escape the cold. But with no white Christmas to mark the holiday season, you'll have to learn to celebrate like the locals.
To determine the best towns for the holidays, we combined the scores in a few festive categories: department-store shopping, notable restaurants, and Christmas lights.