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Your Daily Guide to an Awesome Spring Break Staycation

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Let's face it: Not everyone can go to Bermuda for spring break. But sometimes a "staycation" is just what the doctor ordered, because you can hang out with the kids and tackle spring cleaning.

The Waldorf Introduces Suite Specialists

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 05.20.2014 | New York
Sherrie Nachman

If you had to choose between staying in the suite favored by U.S. presidents or Hollywood royalty, how would you choose?

Getaways Without Leaving Home

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I know summer is over. I know talking about vacation is out of season. But the arrival of fall prompts me to go over some of the things I've done this past year that made me feel far away without leaving home.

A Husband Reveals The Real Secret To A Happy Marriage

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 12.10.2013 | Fifty
Dwayne J. Clark

Living in Seattle can be weather challenging at times, so being the good planner that I am I booked a trip for my wife, some friends and me for a week in sunny Europe. A week before the trip my wife asked me if I really wanted to go and went on to ask if I would consider canceling.

Labor Day Weekend: 4 Reasons To Staycation

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Caitlyn Becker

The end of summer is here (don't cry -- there is another one coming next year, I promise.) While everyone is crawling through bumper-to-bumper traffic to squeeze in their last summer getaway, I will be staycationing at home this Labor Day.

10 Tips for a Successful Staycation

Samantha McGarry | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents
Samantha McGarry

If a vacation is not on the cards for your family this summer, then chances are you are planning a staycation. Having been there and done that, I'd like to offer some advice to help make your staycation enjoyable for the kids -- and sane for you.

Time to Pet Your Fellow Rats: Lessons From My First Staycation

Robin Hoffman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

We all want love more than anything in the world, but when we spew animosity rooted in our own lack of self-love, no one will come close. We really don't matter, and I mean that in the most freeing way possible.


Home Away | Posted 09.02.2013 | Travel
Home Away

For last-minute or budget-conscious travelers who want a vacation-like experience without the associated stress or travel costs, staycations are an ideal alternative.

5 Ways To Ensure You're Getting The Most Out Of Summer

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 08.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

Vacations give us a much-needed break from work and responsibilities. They're a time to have fun, new adventures, rest and relaxation. In our fast-paced, over-scheduled and stress-filled lives, we often overlook the value of these benefits.

How To Do A Staycation Right

Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

Sure, soaking up the sun on an exotic beach or a fabulous dinner at a quaint little bistro in Paris sounds euphoric, but let's face it: It's not alway...

Budget and Eco-Friendly Romance

Carolyn Scott | Posted 04.08.2013 | Style
Carolyn Scott

This time of year money can be tight, so finding the right gift for your sweetie can be tough. However, experiences trump material gifts any day! Why not create a great day or weekend where you get to spend time with your Valentine, showing them just how much you love being with them?

Vibrancy in an Unknown Place

Susan R. Hatten | Posted 01.19.2013 | Travel
Susan R. Hatten

Of those surveyed initially who did find an attraction to our Greater Des Moines community, the words vibe and artful energy, kept appearing.

No Travel Budget? Learn Where Your Kitchen Can Take You

Zester Daily | Posted 12.16.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

People travel for all kinds of reasons, and they bring all kinds of expectations. But what is this thing called travel?

Summer Days, Drifting Away

Vitamin Daily | Posted 10.30.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

When the September issue lands on our doorstep we know our summer days are numbered. Herewith, a few must-dos in town before the cool winds blow.

How To Have The Perfect End-Of-Summer Fling

Jill Di Donato | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women
Jill Di Donato

You heard me. It's time for the perfect End of Summer Fling (ESF). Before you get going, here are 12 do's and don'ts to help you get it right.

5 Reasons Using Your Vacation Days Is Good For Your Health

Linden Schaffer | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

People who pride themselves on not taking their vacation days ruin it for the rest of us! Taking off for a week long or longer is not only good for your health, but it can improve your work too. Here are five reasons to claim those vacation days.

More Bosses Than Workers Taking Vacations

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

For many American workers, heading out of town on vacation may be more dream than reality. Thirty-eight percent of American workers said they were...

Summer Wish List: 10 Things I Want to Do

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.13.2012 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

OK, so Memorial Day has passed (unofficial first day of summer), kids are done with school (second unofficial first day of summer) and it's almost off...

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy

Our biggest pet peeve is the inevitabile march of time and the tragic monotony of existence. With that in mind, we have to deal with another damn week...

Eco Etiquette: What's The Latest On Eco-Friendly Air Travel?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Has there been any progre...

Eight Ways To Jump-Start Date Night

Mia Redrick | Posted 06.10.2012 | Women
Mia Redrick

Dating can make you a happier, more fulfilled and longer-lasting couple. Here are some ways to get going.

What I Did (and Didn't Do) On My Summer Vacation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Arianna Huffington

This summer, with all of HuffPost's new launches and international expansions, I've had no time for a "traditional" vacation. My travel-less vacation has been a lovely reminder that when it comes to travel, the journey to knowledge and adventure need not be long. READ MORE WIE 2011: Connecting With the Next Generation of Women Leaders: This year's WIE Symposium (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise) promises to be even better than last year's, with an amazing lineup of speakers, honorees, and participants all sharing our ideas, our experiences, and our desire to help make life better for women around the world. READ MORE The MLK Monument: A Reminder of Dreams Yet Unfulfilled: The opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. monument couldn't come at a more opportune time. Hopefully it will refocus our attention on the principles he stood for, inspiring all Americans to tap into the better angels he was guided by. READ MORE

Trim Your Vacation Costs

Jason Alderman | Posted 07.25.2011 | Travel
Jason Alderman

To paraphrase Yogi Berra, when it comes to gas prices, this is like déjà vu all over again. Instability in Africa and the Middle East, among other f...

Spring Break Without Breaking the Bank

College Candy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
College Candy

Every year when the grim reality sets in that your part-time job at a campus café barely produces enough funds for rent -- let alone a tropical getaway -- extravagant Spring Break plans fall through.

10 Feasible Travel Resolutions

CheapOair | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

Keeping travel resolutions might seem far-fetched when you're working or unemployed. That doesn't make them entirely impossible.