See you next year, boss. Hasta la vista, daily commute. If you're the lucky recipient of a holiday break, here are our favorite ideas for how to relax during those fabulous free days.
Hopping on a plane and staying in new places whisked me away from my daily, typical environment. It forced me to break free from the prison of familiarity that I hadn't even realized I had built for myself.
If you've never visited New York City during the holidays, put it on your list. Right now. There are few places in the world that feel as "Christmassy" as New York.
After every trip home to visit my family, I always returned exhausted and frustrated. In return, this exhaustion would turn into a flu or cold. However, if you try to stick to a healthy routine, pack practically and watch your travel conditions, you'll be able to come back from the holidays relaxed.
am not going to lie, the decision to step away was hard. Should we program the Tweets and Facebook posts while we are out? How do we handle customer support? What will our Advisors say?
You may think that "How to take a holiday" is a silly title for an article. Surely we all know how to do that right? Well, I am not so sure. Both my research and my personal experience tell me that in reality, many people find it really difficult to take real time off each year.
You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.
With the weather unseasonably cold, we took the kids to Wannado City, a breathtaking indoor child city located outside of Ft. Lauderdale. We left my mother's house without a hitch -- got in the car on time, pulled out of the driveway and started rolling down the Florida Turnpike when...
Take extra precautions with turkey fryers (be sure the oil used to fry the turkey is the right temperature and always fry outside, in a well-ventilated area.) Don't use water to extinguish a grease fire -- instead, douse the fire with baking soda.
What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet, maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.
I hadn't realized what a huge difference there is between a day in which you end up doing hardly any work by happenstance, and a day you intentionally dedicate to other things.
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...
A theme park is the last place you expect to a pass a Silent Night -- but in the name of joy to the world, the best theme parks in the U.S. err on the side of extreme in their holiday celebrations. These six parks do a lot more than just deck the halls, and here are their most fabulously over-the-top festivities:
We couldn't help but accept the challenge of assigning our favorite small-screen protagonists the holidays we imagine they'd dream of. The result is a list of amazing spots around that globe that anyone, real or make-believe, would be sure to enjoy.
With 365 beaches (one for each day of the year!), Antigua is the perfect island getaway when you're in need of some sand and surf.
Most of Croatia's coast is along the historic Dalmatian region -- a place that perfectly meshes Italian and Eastern European inspirations in architecture, food, and even language.