Articles about Travel

The Golden Years

4 ways to stay busy when you retire from work

When you leave the workforce and enter retirement, you'll need a bunch of ways to stay busy. Here's what to do during your Golden Years.

Travel

I traveled for 50+ days last year and this is what I learned

Even when everything goes perfectly, traveling is hectic, that’s half the fun. But I’ve learned some organization tips that leave me less flustered and able to travel with a little more ease.

Vacation

How to have a successful summer vacation

Lots of people will take a vacation this summer, but for many of them, their vacations won’t be the relaxing, recuperative getaways they were hoping for.

Stress

6 tips to help you enjoy a vacation without feeling guilty

We’ve rounded up six expert suggestions to help you set aside those sneaky feelings so they don’t sabotage your vacay. You’ll travel a lot lighter when you can leave your guilt at home and thoroughly enjoy your trip.

Vacation

Survey: 63% of employees don’t plan to work on July 5th

It's officially a holiday week— the fourth of July is this Wednesday, and there are bound to be a bunch of absences across your office. New data from OfficePulse shows that 63% of employees don't plan to work on the fifth of July. More than 350 workers weighed in for the survey.

Travel

How the founder of ClassPass keeps up her workout routine on a business trip

Working out is super beneficial for most people and can be a great way to keep yourself balanced and shed the work stress of the day (or if you do it first thing in the morning, it can really set the tone for the day.) The problem is even the most devoted of workout folks can get completely thrown off when they travel for work.

Travel

This is how millennials really feel about business travel

Seventy-five percent of young professionals in the U.S. see business travel as a major work perk and 65% consider it to be a status symbol, according to a recent survey commissioned by Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Travel

Here’s how to make Wednesday, July 4 a mini-vacation

We have the lowdown on how to celebrate July 4 if you can’t spare any vacation days. It’s all about staycation day trips and, of course, fireworks.

Health

Swimmers beware! July is the most dangerous month to go lake swimming

You may want to think twice before going for a dip in the water this summer. Your favorite lake or river can be a cesspool of diseases.

Travel

12 amazing airport activities that will make you wish for a longer layover

Check out all the offerings you can do all over the world, from hitting the racks with a personal shopper to soaking in some hot springs. Who says the journey won’t be almost as enjoyable as the destination?

Travel

5 affordable weekend trips that will make your dreams come true

Ready to pack your bag? Here are five classic weekend trips that won’t break the bank, but will satisfy your summer fantasies.

Personal Finance

A six-figure salary in San Francisco is now considered ‘low income’

In the Bay Area having a salary of $117,400 qualifies you as "low income" in some counties, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. WHAT?!

Job search

9 companies that help pay for your vacation

This list can help you find companies that pay for vacation and offer you flexible work options. Here are nine companies that help pay for vacation:

Travel

Survey: These cities will literally give you the most bang for your buck this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July always presents a bunch of travel possibilities, but WalletHub has officially revealed the top destination to celebrate this year!

Travel

Survey: These are the best states for a summer road trip

But whether you hop in a car or on a plane for your summer vacation this year, taking time off from work can be a great way to recharge with your friends and family.

Travel

Doing this simple task on the plane will lessen your flying anxiety

Nearly 1 in 3 adult Americans is either anxious about flying (18.1%) or afraid to fly (12.6%.) I am both and yet I still do it frequently even though it pains me (and embarrasses me in front of countless strangers.) So any time there is a hack or a tip on how to lessen your flight anxiety (so I can clutch the arm rests just a little less) my ears perk up.

Work-Life Balance

Forget early retirement – people who saved enough say a ‘mini retirement’ is just as rewarding

Early retirement isn't always feasible for some people. Instead of an early retirement or end-of-career retirement, they opt for a mini-retirement, a series of meaningful respites away from their job.

Inspiration

How work has changed for me while traveling full-time

As I write this article, I’m sitting at a coworking space in Bogota, Colombia. This is my office today. And a few blocks away is my home, or at least my temporary resting space before I move to Mexico City in a week or so. Then Cabo. Next Jamaica. Then South Africa.

Travel

4 secrets every carry-on traveler swears by

It’s all about a little of strategic thinking, planning and charm! No matter if you are rushing to an airplane to sign the business deal or just want a spontaneous weekend getaway. These 4 secrets are what every successful fashionista swears by. Trust us on this one!

Travel

These are the 20 best trips to take if you have work burnout

If you can somehow find the time to get a week or two or even a few days to really check out and go somewhere you should consider one of the destinations on TripAdvisor's "Most Blissful Destinations For Wellness Travel." 

Communication

6 ways to prepare for a networking event when you’re a bit rusty

It really pays to go to major networking events — they can help you stay relevant and meet new people. But it can be difficult to get all your ducks in a row if it's been a while. Here are six things to keep in mind.

Travel

These are the best and worst airports of 2018

We already know airports are disgusting places full of germs just waiting to get us sick, but there are definitely some airports and airlines that are better than others.  Like there are some airports where you just regret leaving your house at all and there are others where you actually had a relatively pleasant time.

News

Survey: 50% of Americans not taking a summer vacation this year ‘can’t afford it’

While workers in certain cities tend to check in with work the most while on vacation, some don’t even make it to this point.

30 flights around the country in August for less than $300

It’s time to search for your August getaway! And you’re in luck — this year’s summer flights are looking friendly and affordable for trips all around the United States. Here are 30 roundtrip flights from four major U.S. cities for less than $300.

Work-Life Balance

Frequent business travelers 92% more likely to be obese

When you travel for business, you get to see the wonders of the world on your boss' dime. It may be fun, it may even boost your professional career, putting you on track for that promotion, but new research found that those frequent flier miles can come at a great personal cost to your health.