Try Out a New Life By Going on Vacation

Each planned vacation I’ve taken in the past year or so has also felt like an effective way of trying out a new life.

It’s Never Been Easier To Freelance From Abroad

These days any place with an Internet connection can be a workspace, whether it’s in New York or Thailand.

The Cost of a Trip to Africa

In 2014, I took the most expensive and amazing vacation of my life. I visited Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia with my best friend.

Would You Buy These Plane Tickets Today?

When you’ve been working at paying down your debt, taking out any new debt seems like the biggest possible financial mistake, even if you have every expectation of being able to pay it off at the end of the month, and even if it will save you $100 or more.

The Cost Of First-Ever-Plane-Flight FOMO

My frugal upbringing made me very thrifty. The idea of spending any sort of money on travel, which was an intangible moment rather than a tangible good, was ludicrous.

How Not to Lose All Your Money on a Work Trip in Las Vegas

Each day when the tradeshow ended, we had no choice but to pass through the slots and the lights and the booze as we headed back to our hotel room.

D1T: Plan Thanksgiving Travel Now, Delight Your Future Self

For a change, how about we all do the same one thing and figure out about Thanksgiving?

How We Got Stuck With Gogo’s Terrible In-flight Wi-Fi

Sam Grobart has a very good piece in Bloomberg explaining how Gogo became the largest in-flight internet provider in the U.S., and how it earned $409 million in 2014 despite, well, everyone complaining how bad the service is.

Our Vacations, Ourselves

Arthur C. Brooks has an op-ed in the Times examining various studies that look at our relationship with vacations and what they reveal about us.

Not Coach, But Not Quite Business Class

The Wall Street Journal reports that international airlines are increasingly outfitting their airplanes with “Premium Economy” seats for people who don’t want to fly coach but can’t afford first or business class.