In 2014, I took the most expensive and amazing vacation of my life. I visited Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia with my best friend.
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.
“Canadians visit the U.S. more than Americans visit Canada.”
Getting some Spanish sunshine on our British skin was delightful. Even better, it was a real bargain.
In vacation economics, money is fluid and everlasting. In real life economics, spending is limited. Same rules apply for calories consumed.
Since it’s Travel and Vacation Month here at The Billfold, I’d like to ask all of you: what makes a vacation? It’s something I’m thinking about this summer, as I try to figure out whether I’m going to take a vacation or whether the travel I already have planned “counts” as vacation.
I’m going on vacation from January 31-February 8 (the JoCo Cruise) and I’m estimating I’ll miss out on at least $1,000 in income unless I try to write a bunch of it in advance.