How Guilty Should You Feel About Your Vacation?  The New York Times

I've often wondered how it would feel to work in an industry blamed for its outsize impact on global warming — say, oil drilling or cattle ranching. But it recently ...

5 Beach Vacations That Cost Less Than $50 a Day  Travel+Leisure

Just because you can't afford an overwater bungalow or a Maldives hotel with private butler *service*, doesn't mean you can't take a beach vacation.

Could You Handle Family Vacation With My Mom?  The New York Times

It was on family vacation where I really learned the truth of the aphorism “wherever you go, there you are.” And: “Wherever you go with my mom, there is the car ...

The Glow of Vacation  Psychology Today

Researchers haven't identified a way to prevent the wellness perks of vacation from waning, but they've been examining what's connected to how readily those ...

Here They Are: The Best Vacation Rental Apps  Forbes

Booking a vacation rental from a desktop computer is passé. The best vacation rental apps can handle any task you do on your PC, and then some. In fact, some ...

Ask the Editor: The best way to beat the post-vacation blues  CNN

They're the dreaded post-vacation blues, when reality settles back in after a fabulous, dreamlike holiday. CNN Travel's "Ask the Editor" feature tells you the best ...

Why vacation loans can be a bad idea  WTOP

Before you take out a travel loan, read the fine print. What appears to be a good deal may not be once you look closer at fees and interest rates.

Automatic Reply: “Vacation Is Coming”

Automatic Reply celebrates the pithy, surprising or otherwise amusing out-of-office email messages pinging around workplaces.

I Go on Family Vacations With My Rich Siblings. Must I Pay the Same?  The New York Times

I am considerably younger than my older siblings, and we are close. My sister and brother have had stable, well-paid jobs for the last eight to 12 years. I, on the ...

Victoria and David Beckham Are on the Ultimate Fashion Vacation  Vogue

As a designer by trade and an all-around fashion icon, Victoria Beckham can't help but bring a dash of chic to whatever she does. Naturally, that includes ...

Last-Minute Summer Vacation Destinations  TravelPulse

American Express Travel's latest survey revealed surprising trends about the preferences of younger travelers and unconventional destinations that are rising to ...

A record 768 million US vacation days went to waste last year, a study says  CNN

US workers left a record number of vacation days, 768 million, on the table last year. That equates to billions in lost benefits, according to research from the U.S. ...

Beach vacation for staff as Laurel restaurant closes for renovation  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Chef-owner Nicholas Elmi has sprung for a Shore house rental in Ventnor. He's cooking, too.

Why (And How) to Take a Caribbean Villa Vacation  Caribbean Journal

And then there are the major questions to ask and think about, staring with the most important one: why should you choose a Caribbean villa vacation.

These are the 10 best places to buy a vacation home, and they're not where you'd guess  Fast Company

There may be a recession looming, but some people out there still have the resources to both take a vacation and buy a home in which to while away their days ...

'Star Wars' vacation aboard star crusier 'Halcyon' unveiled by Disney  Alternative Press

An all new Star Wars vacation experience is coming to Disney Parks, featuring an interactive hotel aboard the star crusier Halcyon.

Actually, Maternity Leave Is Not a Vacation  Self

Many people view maternity leave as a vacation, but really maternity leave is hard work. Here, one mom explains why.

The Best Place to Buy a Vacation Home Is...  National Mortgage Professional Magazine

The Smoky Mountains city of Seiverville, Tenn., rose to the top of the second annual Top 25 Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home report published by Vacasa, ...

Need a vacation? Choose your own adventure from these 35 weekend getaways  The Seattle Times

Sick of routine and want a new adventure? Need a mind-calming spa day away from the office? Everyone needs a quick getaway to refresh and rejuvenate at ...

EDITORIAL: Bernie Sanders takes a vacation in Fantasyland  Las Vegas Review-Journal

His version of the Green New Deal would cost $16 trillion and entails more “free” stuff.

Kristi: That time I let readers plan my vacation  Albany Times Union

For more than a decade, Myrtle Beach has been our vacation spot. Driving down works best (it allows us to tote all our crap stuff, make a stop or three on the way ...

Gov. Ducey to revisit vacation rentals legislation  The Daily Courier

With so much new construction being built in the Prescott/Prescott Valley areas how much is being bought up by real estate speculators buying up homes in ...

How to Actually Take a Vacation — Even When You're the Boss  StyleBlueprint

Business owners are often the last to take vacations, and if they do, it's difficult to really unplug. But Dr. Martha Anne Rich can help.

Planet Money: The Case For Summer Vacation : Planet Money  NPR

Editor's note: This is an excerpt of Planet Money's newsletter. You can sign up here. Put down those Popsicles. No more sleeping in. Beach time is over.

Americans Wasted 768 Million Vacation Days Last Year [Infographic]  Forbes

Even though Americans get a raw deal on vacation compared to other countries, 55.5% of U.S. workers failed to use all of their time off in 2018.

How to Bring the Best of Vacation Sex Home  Greatist

You know what's the best part about summer? Vacation. And what's one of the ways you know you're really on vacation? You're having vacation sex. It's not the ...

As Trump ponders buying Greenland, Americans are eyeing their next vacation spot  CNN

Since Trump expressed his interest in buying Greenland (and Denmark's prime minister called it absurd), some travel groups, along with the country's tourism ...

Taking a vacation? Here's how to avoid tainted alcohol anywhere you travel  USA TODAY

Twenty five people have died in Costa Rica due to tainted alcohol, authorities say. Here's how to protect yourself while traveling.

How your 2019 vacation can pay for your 2020 vacation  Newsday

If you're gearing up for summer vacation, you might be wincing at the cost. Plane tickets, hotels, rental cars, meals and activities can turn any getaway into a ...

Khloé Kardashian Shuts Down Criticism After Making 'Vacation Calories' Joke Alongside True Snap

While documenting their family vacation in the Bahamas, Khloe Kardashian posted photos of True and her cousin Chicago enjoying some crunchy snacks.

Disney looking for ‘vacation planning pros’ to join their Disney Parks Moms Panel next year  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ORLANDO, Fla. -- If you consider yourself a big time Disney fan, then you may want to consider their latest job opportunity. Disney is looking for new moms, dads ...

Feeling Lucky? Gauging The Risk Of A Hurricane Impacting Your Vacation  Forbes

What are the chances of a hurricane ruining your vacation? Here's how to hedge your bets.

Does taking a vacation stress you out?  Chemical & Engineering News

I'm one of those people who are always doing something while doing something else. I'm writing an email in my head or pondering the best, most efficient way ...

Short-term vacation rental rift creates a house divided  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A fierce battle is brewing at Waikiki Lanais, where the Association of Apartment Owners just voted to add a hotel front desk to the property and spend at least ...

Barack and Michelle Obama Are Buying a 29-Acre Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Compound  Observer

Barack and Michelle Obama are getting ready to finalize a big purchase on Martha's Vineyard. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. The Obamas have been ...

Chicago mayor takes vacation after blasting a top cop for doing the same  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is enjoying a late summer vacation with her family in Maine. Normally that wouldn't be newsworthy, except for the fact ...

We took our cats on a beach vacation. Here’s what happened.  Washington Post

My wife and I are crazy cat people. Our phones are overflowing with pictures of our two felines, Jasper and Jezebel. We've spent thousands of dollars on their ...

More Americans are skipping vacation - here's why  Fox Business

One of the top reasons Americans opt out of pricier activities is because they don't have enough money leftover after paying bills.

Time for change in vacation rental law, Ducey says  Arizona Capitol Times

Acknowledging it hasn't quite worked as promoted, Gov. Doug Ducey wants to take a new look at legislation he signed three years ago that pretty much stripped.

Where vacation home investors can reign supreme |  The Mortgage Reports

Forget beach towns and ski lodges. Real estate investors looking to cash in on a vacation home rental should apparently look to Tennessee.

I-TEAM: Wendy Wong of House of Aloha Hawaii responds to vacation booking allegations  KGO-TV

Out thousands of dollars for vacations that were never booked, some Bay Area residents say they want their money back from a Hawaiian self-described virtual ...

Sick of the heat? Here's where you can find a cool family vacation in summer  USA TODAY

It's the middle of summer, and you're probably indoors right now, a refugee from the unbearable heat. Maybe you're imagining a cool family vacation.

Here's what Barack and Michelle Obama are up to on their Martha's Vineyard vacation

Some shook his hand. Others cooked for him. Secret *Service* agents were never far away. Despite a quiet first week on Martha's Vineyard, President Barack ...

Unused vacation time hits all-time record: survey  Fox Business

The study found these unused vacation days equate to about $65.5 billion in lost benefits.

Half of employees would ditch vacations for more pay  Colorado Springs Business Journal

Half of working Americans (49 percent) would accept a job with no vacation time if they were paid more, according to a survey that is part of the 11th.

A Memorable Vacation With Really High Highlights  The New York Times

The couple met in New York. Two years later, they were engaged during a holiday trip to Germany. They celebrated in the Swiss Alps, where they met a helpful ...

How To Plan For The Cost Of Vacation With Friends  Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans

When you're working hard, nothing sounds better than a nice vacation. Taking a break from the grind is great for your mind and body. Your getaway fun can ...

How to beat the post-vacation blues  The Philadelphia Tribune

The deep dive into depression hits me the second I turn the key to my front door. The vacation is over. And I'm so bummed.

Are Paid Vacations Obsolete?

Is a vacation really a vacation when you're expected to do all the work you would have done if you'd stayed home?

When Vacation Means Coming Back for More  The New York Times

Family traditions link us from summer to summer and beach to beach.

Going on vacation? Pack for who you are, not who you want to be  The Boston Globe

Packing problems aren't in your suitcase, but your mind.

Bay Area Families Say Travel Agent Took Their Vacation Money  CBS San Francisco

MILPITAS (KPIX 5) — Milpitas Police are investigating more than a dozen cases of people in Santa Clara County who paid thousands of dollars to a travel ...

Socialists Invented Summer Vacation  Jacobin magazine

Summer at work is unbearable when we can't look forward to some time off. In 1930s France, the labor movement made the fight for vacation a top priority — and ...

Vacation Must-Cooks  The New York Times

August dinners should be the laziest of endeavors: Make an easy Caprese, spicy clams or a chickpea salad to eat all week.

Meet A Couple Who Want To Give You Access To A Vacation On A Yacht  Forbes

Platforms providing private yacht charters and peer-to-peer boat swaps are en vogue. Recently, I've received a few press releases announcing sites where I can ...

The Out-of-Office Blues  Slate

Sometimes it feels like taking vacation is more stress than it's worth.

Team 10 Investigates Team 10 investigates wild, violent parties at short term vacation rentals Jennifer Kastner  10News

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) - Wild and violent parties at short-term vacation rentals like Airbnbs continue to make headlines. This past Spring in La n la Jolla, ...

If You Can't Poop On Vacation, It Could Mean These 6 Things By JR Thorpe  Bustle

Vacations are meant to be a relaxing time where you recharge, unwind, and spend your time doing whatever you like. However, for some of us vacations, ...

Americans Waste More Than $200 Billion Annually By Failing To Use All Their Vacation Time  Forbes

merican workers left a staggering 768 million vacation days – an estimed $213.2 billion worth of vacation - on the table in 2017.

Is the Rise of Micro-cations Among Working Millennials Changing the Way Companies Value Vacation Time?  Forbes

The majority (57 percent) of Americans did not take a leisure trip longer than four nights in the last year, with Millennials leading this "micro-cation" trend, ...

Oyo to invest $335M in vacation rental business in Europe push  TechCrunch

Indian budget hotel booking startup Oyo will invest €300 million ($335 million) in its vacation home rental business, it said Wednesday, as it looks to expand its ...

Expedia Group fully acquires CanadaStays to boost vacation rental presence up north  PhocusWire

Expedia Group has fully acquired CanadaStays, a Canadian vacation rental marketplace the travel brand has had a strategic partnership with since 2015.

Family heartbroken after Tampa man vanishes on vacation in Costa Rica  WFLA

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – It's a mystery that remains unsolved after a Tampa man recently vanished on vacation in Costa Rica. No one has seen or heard ...

Friends for Life make vacation magic  Boston Herald

Disney trips focus on education, fun, bonding for those with Type 1 diabetes.

These Are The Most Popular Travel Destinations So Far In 2019, According To Travel Booking Sites  Bustle

With summer in full swing, you may still have vacation time to use, but you're not sure where to go. Or you may be back from your trip and ready to plan your next ...

Vacation, All I Ever Wanted: Trump Returns to WH After Week of Controversies  MSNBC

During his week-long summer vacation, President Trump did his level-best to shift the focus as fears mounted over a possible economic slowdown.

The Ultimate Luxury Vacation: Doing Nothing in the Middle of Nowhere  The Wall Street Journal

In a bid to unplug, Americans are paying thousands of dollars to go off the grid; a $600 a night “iceberg nest.”

You're not alone if you spend more time planning your vacation than working on your finances  CNBC

Managing finances is important, but it's not how a lot people are using their time. One in 5 American adults spend more time planning their vacations than ...

Kevin Hart and Wife Eniko Get Romantic in St. Lucia to Celebrate 3-Year Wedding Anniversary

The couple went on a tropical vacation to celebrate three years of marriage and Eniko's 35th birthday.

Americans Say They Can’t Afford a Vacation  Bloomberg

More than 40% of Americans have opted out of a getaway over the past year specifically because of the cost, a new study finds.

Send Help! Kids' relocation makes for moving vacation  The Columbus Dispatch

In a major leap of technology and faith, this column was drafted using only spoken words through the technological "miracle" of voice texting. For the unfamiliar ...

Think cyber-safety even when on vacation  KOMO News

You're headed off on vacation. You can't wait to relax and unwind, but you want to stay connected, maybe sneak in a little bit of work in between the beach and ...

Killington ranked number 2 in nation as place to buy a vacation home  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Vacasa, North America's largest vacation rental management platform, has launched its second annual Top 25 Best Places to Buy ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Reportedly Took Archie on a Secret Vacation  Travel+Leisure

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle apparently want to ensure their son Archie starts accumulating his frequent flyer miles early.

The Best and Easiest Vacation Meal  The New York Times

Brothy, herby and served with garlicky pieces of a baguette, these clams are dead simple and perfect for your summer trip.

Elton John Criticizes 'Malicious' Coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's French Vacation  TIME

Elton John is clapping back at "malicious" press attention on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry after their vacation at the singer's home.

You Can Take a Vacation and Still Get Stuff Done  Entrepreneur

Getting off the grid and checking in on work don't have to be mutually exclusive.

Final Punishment in Eric Garner Case: Sergeant Loses Vacation Time  The New York Times

The final police disciplinary case to arise from the death of Eric Garner was brought to a close Wednesday when the sergeant who had arrived on the scene as ...

Traveling with toddlers: 16 tips to make your vacation go smoothly  WTOP

Even the most vacation-savvy parents know that toting toddlers on land and in the air requires almost double the preparation of an adults-only trip. To help, U.

Tucker Carlson's sudden vacation sounds fishy to Trevor Noah  USA TODAY

When Tucker Carlson announced a fishing trip with his son in the midst of backlash for his comments on white supremacy, Trevor Noah wasn't having it.

Khloé Kardashian Jokes 'Vacation Calories Don't Count' as Chicago Eats Cheetos Alongside True

True, 16 months, and her slightly older cousin Chicago, 19 months, dug into their crunchy snacks during a Bahamas getaway with their moms.

'Jersey Shore Family Vacation': Cast hits Teak in Red Bank, the calm after the storm  Asbury Park Press

Diners and dancers at Teak Restaurant and Bar on Monmouth Street in Red Bank had a special “Jerzday” on Thursday, Aug. 22.

Harbin's coolness attracts many tourists for vacation - Xinhua |  Xinhua

Performers are seen on the Central Avenue in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, July 27, 2019. Attracted by the coolness in summer, ...

How to Book Your Dream Vacation Now and Pay Later  Mental Floss

Instead of paying for hotel rooms and airline tickets all at once, a new feature from makes it easy to budget and plan your vacation now and pay it ...

So You Got Injured Before a Walt Disney World Vacation...  Theme Park Tourist

Visiting Walt Disney World with an injury was a situation I never planned for until it happened to me.

It's August, and All of Europe Is on Vacation. How Do You Run Your Global Business?  Inc.

Paid vacation time is mandatory in the European Union--four weeks is a minimum. That number can seem crazy to people in the United States, where it takes 20 ...

Ever had the post-vacation blues? Here’s how to avoid them.  The Washington Post

The worst part of a vacation is usually when it ends. Catching up at work and home can be a jarring switch from carefree lounging on the beach. Here's how to ...

Thursday cable ratings: 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation' stays strong, 'Flip or Flop' rises  TV by the Numbers

With the NFL Preseason on NBC, the lead slot of the Thursday cable ratings went to "Jersey Shore: Family Vacation." The MTV reality series scored a 0.5 rating ...

Paradise Lost? Central American vacation playground turns deadly  Fox Business

The country's health ministry said 25 people have been killed by tainted alcohol since June.

Tourists Scramble As Oahu Vacation Rentals Disappear Under New Law  Honolulu Civil Beat

Amid mass Airbnb cancellations, one local bride said two of her bridesmaids can no longer attend her wedding.

How much it would cost to vacation like a Kardashian  INSIDER

The Kardashian-Jenner family love to indulge in luxurious vacations. We looked into how much it would cost to travel, eat, and stay like a Kardashian.

This mother took her family on a $2,200 vacation to Disney World — for free  MarketWatch

This will be the third vacation Maegan Bagley will take that hasn't cost her one red cent, and her second to Disney World.

Trooper on vacation at Jersey Shore saves swimmer from drowning at Sea Isle City  WABC-TV

An off-duty State Trooper on vacation at the Jersey Shore came to the rescue of a swimmer who was having a heart attack.

Steve Harvey Gets Surprised with Family Feud Theme Song While on European Vacation

"I think I've heard this song before," Harvey captioned a video of the song playing at the restaurant he was at in Cannes.

Family vacation has Federer ready for U.S. Open charge  Metro US

Family vacation has Federer ready for U.S. Open charge.

Mendota Marsh: Getting sketchy on vacation | Opinion | Cartoon

Things get a little sketchy for Oscar Fox and Lewis Crane when cartoonist Phil Hands goes on vacation in this week's Mendota Marsh.

Thinking of letting your vacation days expire? Here's why you shouldn't.  The Daily Briefing

People who use their vacation days are less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, a group of conditions that increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and ...

What to Wear in Italy on Vacation, According to Kylie Jenner  Vogue

Recreate the billionaire's vacation style, no matter where you're going.

ATM fees: This is how to stop them from ruining your vacation  Asbury Park Press

If you find yourself short on cash while on vacation, it might seem easiest to hit up the nearest ATM. But if that handy machine is not in your bank's network, you ...

Top reasons to book your vacation online  AZ Big Media

The digital revolution has had a huge impact in the way in which we do many things, and one of the areas affected is the travel industry. In years gone by, people ...