Taking Advantage Of Friends In Faraway Places

Getting some Spanish sunshine on our British skin was delightful. Even better, it was a real bargain.

Let’s All Run Away to Europe Together

The dollar is strong and the euro is weakening.

The Sistercation

My sisters and I decided to go to Miami one night, sitting in my living room while watching “Property Brothers” and arguing over whose turn it was to get up and get the chips from the kitchen. We had never been on a trip together, alone, and it was the only time that we had the funds to do so. The excuse was Shaina’s birthday, but really, after the ceaseless cold, the thought of sitting on a beach with the sun on our faces was too much to resist.

Agonizing About Vacation Expenditures

It is hilarious that I am spending thousands of dollars on this vacation and quibbling with myself about how many $10 cocktails I can afford

The Last Word of the Day: Take Your Vacations

Stranded at SeaWorld vs Whale Watching

When Life Sends You To Grenada, Make Grenadine!

I Am Currently Away From the Office

New York magazine has a list of some of the worst kinds of vacation email auto-responders, and says if you must have one, it should simply say that you’re out of the office and will return on [x] date. Plus maybe another contact for emergencies.

PTO in the USA

Pacific Standard is reminding us that the vacation policies in the U.S. could be vastly improved, and although Congressman Alan Grayson Paid Vacation Act is unlikely to pass, we should start thinking about how to improve our time-off practices (though we’re still better off than Japan).

Cruise Prep

Bloomberg Businessweek put together some survival tips to prepare for the next cruise disaster.

Spring Break

The business of spring break.

Robinson Crusoe Island