iOS app Android app

Vacations

Where Our World Leaders Vacation

The Huffington Post | Elliott Snyder | Posted 08.10.2013 | Home

Ever wonder what it's like to vacation like a royal? While a long weekend at the beach might sound nice, our world leaders take it to the next leve...

Do You Really Need to Get a Travel Vaccine?

Budget Travel | Posted 10.20.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

"Have you gotten your shots? The question is not as bratty as it sounds. There are a handful of places on earth you literally can't visit without getting vaccinated, and a wide array of countries where a few recommended shots could be the difference between a dream vacay and a medevac.

10 'Bucket List' Trips You NEED To Take After 50

Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty

Our motto here at Huff/Post50 is "Life Begins At 50." And that's right -- turning 50 marks the arrival of a new beginning. The kids are becoming adult...

What Not to Do When You Travel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's no surprise that some of the world's top travel specialists can help travelers make the most of their trips, adding extra value and helping to ease headaches while on the road. But you might want to know not just what to do, but what to avoid.

3 Steps To A Vacation That Lasts

Daniel Goleman | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Compare the usual, quick-fading vacation with one where you study a mental discipline like yoga, Tai Chi, or meditation, or master an exercise for physical relaxation. These give us a method for an inner vacation that we can continue once we are back, a way to regularly prime our better moods.

Where in the World Do the Royals Vacation?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Kate and Will couldn't wait to get baby George out of London. After one night at their apartment in Kensington Palace, the new parents zoomed off to the little village of Bucklebury in Berkshire. But there's another royal hideaway that gets little attention these days...

How To Get Away Without Getting On An Airplane

Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel
Lisa_Miller

The trip was an easy escape from urban everyday life, but had none of the stress that comes with getting on an airplane.

Summer Houseguests

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 09.25.2013 | Style
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

My error -- one I would never repeat -- was in failing to determine, before my friend's arrival, precisely how long he planned to stay.

8 Signs You Need A Vacation Now (In GIFs)

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.24.2013 | Women

In an ideal world, every workplace would force its employees to take the all the time they need to relax and recharge -- and pay them to do it. But, a...

In Praise of Separate Vacations

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 09.22.2013 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

It has been 21 days since I've seen my children. I miss them so much it steals my breath. But I'm glad they're there.

Are More Americans Working Through Their Vacation Time?

Posted 07.18.2013 | Travel

More Americans than ever are stressed about their jobs, and unfortunately, fewer and fewer are taking time off. U.S. workers are increasingly forg...

Can You Handle Retirement Travel? This Meter Will Tell You

U.S. News and World Report | Dave Bernard | Posted 07.11.2013 | Fifty

Travel in retirement ranks toward the top of many to-do lists. What better way to spend your second act than journeying to the distant locations you d...

Retreat

Joan Gelfand | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Joan Gelfand

When faced with a blank sheet of paper, ordinary people cringe. When faced with a writing assignment, normal people would rather go to the dentist.

An All-American Dad... Almost

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dan Bucatinsky

The kids want to fish. Damn. I'm going to have to dig for worms. I hate worms. They're icky. But the dad I'm aspiring to be doesn't say words like "icky." Why can't I be more like those other kinds of dads? Wait. Is this just internalized homophobia? Probably. So what am I saying?

What A Real Vacation Looks Like

Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

We had left California and wound up in the state of Relaxation, a place that we hadn't visited in a very long time, like maybe never.

5 Ways Retirees Can Save on Vacations

US News and Report | Joe Udo | Posted 06.23.2013 | Fifty

Memorial Day weekend is gone, and summer vacation season has begun. The weather is getting nicer, the school year is coming to a close and gasoline pr...

Glamping: The New Face of Roughing It

Joshua Estrin | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

If you yearn for falling asleep to the sound of crickets underneath a ceiling of stars, if you find the smell of unnamed bug repellent strangely intoxicating, if a bathing suit is not a priority and WiFi is not a necessity, Glamping -- one of the newer terms in an ever-growing lexicon -- is not for you.

Your First Trip Together? 10 Packing Tips

GalTime | Posted 08.12.2013 | Women
GalTime

Packing for any vacation can be exhausting, but it gets even harder when you're deciding what to take on your first trip with your new flame. But just like in relationships, when it comes to packing for a trip, it's best to leave all extra baggage behind!

Ten Reasons to Love Pennsylvania

Judith Fein | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Judith Fein

"You're going to Pennsylvania?" our friends asked. "You're usually flying off to some destination we've never heard of, but the state named after William Penn? Why Pennsylvania?"

Why Americans Stress About Going On Vacation

Posted 05.24.2013 | Travel

Although the purpose of traveling and taking time off should be relaxation, vacations have become a major source of stress for Americans, according to...

St. Lucia - Come for the Jazz & Arts Festival, Stay for the Island

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

When they weren't listening to toe-tapping music on Pigeon Island National Landmark, festivalgoers dined out, went sailing, sightseeing, beach hopping, zip lining or hung out at a diverse range of resorts that offer travelers very distinct vacations.

House Guest? No Thanks!

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.13.2013 | New York
Sybil Adelman Sage

As soon as the temperature goes above 50 in New York, my husband and I have a surge in popularity, morphing into the Brangelina of our social circle, ...

How I Make My Living on 'Workations'

LearnVest | Posted 07.08.2013 | Women
LearnVest

Six years ago, my husband (then boyfriend) and I set out to find a way to develop our careers while traveling the world -- and without breaking the bank.

Visit One of the Hippest Hotels in the World (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Karen Schaler

2013-05-08-schaler_visit_real.jpg

School's Out for Summer: 5 Reminders for Family Harmony

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2013 | College
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

After semesters of freedom, moving back home can be confusing for college students. Greeted by gushing relatives, overflowing refrigerators, and clean bed linens, who wouldn't begin to expect continued concierge service?