Have you got gasoline in your veins, but dust bunnies in your wallet? Never fear, there are plenty of quirky (and free) roadside attractions to tickle your fancy and keep your road trip cheap. The low price of gas doesn't hurt, either.
Turn up the heat on any tropical or summertime couple's vacation
The Great Lakes may be America's best-kept secret as a vacation destination. And while Midwesterners have been vacationing on some of the world's largest freshwater lakes for ages, the rest of the world has some catching up to do.
With everything from classic southern neighborhoods to cosmopolitan museums, Atlanta isn't just the "Chicago of the South." It's become a diverse, cosmopolitan city yet still manages to maintain rich southern roots.
Back in the day, people used a hotel as an enclave. You were in a strange town, but the hotel was your home away from home, and everything you could need or want was there in the hotel or you could have someone on staff bring it to you.
Dear Bikini, Now that summer is here, I think it's time we set some ground rules. Our relationship is still new - we're in the crush phase. I'm not angry at or resentful of you yet.
There are times in life when we operate on autopilot, whether that's doing our job, taking care of our family or just going about our daily routine. S...
By College Tourist; Author: Susanna Olson The United Kingdom is one of the most popular study abroad locations in the world, and here are 10 reaso...
By College Tourist; Author: Nóra Horváth, Syracuse University Hundreds of years of Czech history and culture in only one day? No problem. So you'...
I quit my job at Dell, crammed some stuff into a backpack, and went to Southeast Asia (and a few other places) for about six weeks. Not exactly "traveling the world" as we only went to a few countries, but it was more of a backpacker/adventure travel experience than I had ever had previously.
Summer is here and that means more people enjoying the outdoors. Kids are out of school, adults might be taking trips and visits to the hospital are sure to rise.
Whether a new job opportunity is across the country or across town, it's important to track the cost and strategy of a job search as closely as you track your career objectives.
When I think of an ideal beach vacation, I think of a tropical climate with warm water, coconut palm trees, and soft sand. And when I think of great service, I think of raising a flag on my beachside palapa to signal I'm ready for another margarita and having it delivered moments later.
I was only going to spend about 5 days in Portugal and see only a couple of highlights before moving onto the next country, but I have no regrets about changing my plans and staying for 12 days to really see the entire country.
I longed to be present, to truly engage my husband and children as we explored the coast together. I went into the week with a few expectations but mostly the hope that we'd feel the magic of our first ever vacation alone as a family of four. It's amazing what a little intention will do for your soul.
Vacations have been proven to alleviate perceived job stress and burnout. However, not all vacations are equal; how vacations are structured significantly impact health-related outcomes. Before taking that next vacation, it might be a good idea to focus on these specific areas: