Americans are notorious for not taking time off. I don't know if we're the worst in the world, but we're probably in the top five. 54% of us did not take all of our allotted time of, yet 96% of Americans think vacations are a good thing. Why 4% wouldn't
Ready to summer somewhere new? Pack your sunglasses and your best camera and start working your way through our list of alternative summer destinations. By Stine Gjevnøe Sørensen Skip the crowds this summer and try a road less traveled – and way more interesting. From the world’s highest-altitude capital city to an obscure
Consistently rated as one of the top 10 vacation places in the world, Cape Breton Island is a short three hour drive from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax (YYZ) has regularly scheduled air service by United, Porter, Air Canada and WestJet and is a short 2 hour flight from New
Nova Scotia has a special place in my heart. I always suggest this beautiful province as a vacation destination whenever I can. I hope this video will tempt you to visit Nova Scotia this year.
Do you ever feel guilty about taking a vacation? It is a pretty common feeling, and there are many reasons fro it. Maybe you needed a break and just had to get away, leaving things behind that should have been done. Or, you have a job that doesn't really encourage vacation
If you're looking for a wonderful vacation spot, look no further than Nova Scotia. Beautiful, cosmopolitan, and affordable. At the time of this posting, the US dollar was worth about $1.30 in Canada. And it's easy to get there. Just under two hours by air from Boston or New York. XE Currency
Here in America, it is extremely difficult to take more than a week off from work, despite the proven benefits to both workers and employers. When I asked for 12 days off, people looked at me like I was off my rocker. I eventually did get the time off, but
Some people like all-inclusive destinations, others don't. There is something to be said for just being able to make your booking and knowing that you don't have to worry about arranging all the details - breakfast, lunch and dinner, what do, how to arrange your excursions, etc. And, all-inclusives have gotten a
Canada is pretty much synonymous with winter. No, it's not winter all year round, but, depending where you are in the country, it can be cold for a very long time. So, Canadians learn how to deal with it, and make the most of it when they can. Matador Network gives
I don't know about you, but I'm usually pretty tired after a vacation. But happily so. Here are some very helpful tips from nextavenue to help you make that vacation something that will always give you pleasant memories.
By Carla Herreria When we imagine the most blissful part of our vacation, we picture ourselves sipping coconut cocktails at a barefoot bar or stumbling across an enchanting waterfall. But the happiest part of your vacation actually happens way before you ever step foot in your destination. According to a 2010 study published in
Where rain forest meets seashore: In Costa Rica, do it all without breaking the bank. By Bruce Horovitz, Washington Post (more…)
If you're looking for a vacation that's a little out of the ordinary, you might want to consider house and pet sitting. Granted, it's not for everyone, but the idea of living free in a place you've always wanted to visit seems irresistible, doesn't it? Here's a great piece from the