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8 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Travel

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

This year, if you're joining the millions of other Americans hitting the road (or skies) during November and December, make your journey -- not just your destination -- as comforting and relaxing as a slice of warm apple pie with these simple steps for a peaceful holiday travel experience:

British Airways Wants You To 'Paws And Relax'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

Flying can be really ruff. British Airways knows that air travel can be a stressful, nerve-racking experience. That's why the airline is launching...

5 Ways To Decompress From The Stress Of Traveling

Mama Glow | Latham Thomas | Posted 01.06.2015 | Black Voices

I recently traveled internationally for a wedding. Although I was excited to arrive at my destination, the journey itself was less than stellar. After...

This Is How You Conquer The Stress Of Traveling

James E. Porter | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Over the course of a 17-day European vacation we journeyed by plane, by overnight train and even by water taxi. Here are 10 important lessons that I learned about creating a relatively low-stress travel experience that apply whether you are traveling on business or heading out for a well-earned vacation.

Leave Your Car Behind

Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel

Can you imagine a world without cars? Sure, they're useful. But they also cause pollution, noise and alter the structure of cities. If you're sick...

Airport Survival: 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your "Cool" When Traveling

Carolyn W. Paddock | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Carolyn W. Paddock

Unless you're traveling on your own private jet on your time table, the "getting there" is almost never without problems. Here are some of my most effective insider tips to help you travel smarter.

Holiday Vacation Hacks To Keep You Sane

Posted 12.10.2013 | Travel

Holiday vacations are a funny thing. We plan for them far in advance, look forward to relaxing and getting away from work, and yet, there's that inesc...

Not Your Average TSA Checkpoint

USA Today | Bart Jansen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Plush couches. Soothing music. Tranquil pictures on the wall. It could be a hotel lobby. Except at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, these are ...

9 Reasons Trains Are The Best

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel

Train travel is easily the most underrated form of long-distance travel out there. Air travel certainly has its ups and downs, and long car trips ...

PHOTOS: Escape The City Hiking 10 Of America's Best Coastal Trails

Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel

Looking to escape the city this summer? Get away from the urban grind and enjoy some of the stress-relieving benefits of nature with a relaxing weeken...

Planning Your Next Big Trip Just Got Way Less Stressful

Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel

Although the anticipation of an upcoming vacation has been shown to boost happiness for up to two months before a leisure trip takes place, making you...

10 Travelers Who Set Their Worries Aside And Bought A One-Way Ticket

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.09.2013 | Travel

Many of us dream of packing our belongings, buying a plane ticket to that place we've always dreamed of going, and starting a new life. Have you ever ...

America's 10 Best Beach Towns For Relaxing Family Vacations (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

Stressing about your summer vacation? If you're looking for a stress-free family vacation that's fun and affordable (and doesn't involve standing in l...

10 Relaxing Spots For Stress-Free Solo Travel

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel

Traveling alone can be an incredibly liberating and exciting experience -- and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels. But of course, not al...

6 Ways To Make Your Next Business Trip Less Stressful

Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel

Combining work stress with the hassel of traveling can make business trips particularly taxing -- and potentially anxiety-inducing. Recent research fr...

17 Stress-Less Travel Lessons

Diane Vadino | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Diane Vadino

There is one rule I come back to, over and over again, and it's flexible enough that it can be applied to almost any travel quandary: Be where you are.

10 On-The-Go Stress Relievers For Your Next Trip

Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel

Frequent (and not-so-frequent) flyers know that travel can be draining, stressful and downright anxiety-inducing. But long flights and airport time do...

PHOTOS: De-Stress At The 15 Best (And Most Affordable) Destination Spas In The World

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel

The world's luxury destination spas are the ultimate in stress-free vacationing, but unfortunately, these havens of tranquility and rejuventation don'...

Learning To Stop Work On Vacation

Hulya Aksu | Posted 01.21.2013 | Travel
Hulya Aksu

I always work on vacation. Owning three publications means that you are always on call. Except this time, I can't. I can't turn on the computer. I am in heaven, and there is no reception here on my cell phone.

Holiday Travel: Staying Smart and Stress Free With Travel Changes

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Brett Blumenthal

As we've seen with Hurricane Sandy, some things are out of our control. Most travel stress, however, comes from much smaller issues, and a little planning and preparation can go a long way in making the holiday travel experience much less stressful.