5 Places to Avoid This Summer – And Where To Go Instead

Summer is everyone’s favorite season in which to travel. Nothing beats sunshine and warm temperatures as you discover your greatly-anticipated holiday destination. Putting a damper on all that discovery, however are the thousands of other people who have the same idea as you. We suggest saving those popular summer destinations for

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When (and How) to Talk to Your Hotel’s General Manager

Seek out your hotel’s manager as soon as you arrive. Here's why. By Shivani Vora A hotel’s general manager can make your stay at a property that much better, said Bettina Landt, general manager of  The White Elephant in Nantucket, Mass. But Ms. Landt, who has more than 20 years’ experience as a general manager,

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11 Trips You Need to Take as Soon as You Retire

Getty Images/iStockphoto You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning. PATRICIA DOHERTY MARCH 22, 2017 No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end until you drag yourself back to work needing another week off. You are retired— and if you’re reading this, you probably love

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