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Everyone deserves to have a vacation. Vacations give you a chance to break from your routine, and come with a host of physical and mental benefits, including the reduction of stress, better perspective on your life and work, improved immune function, reduced risk of depression, and even a lower risk of career burnout. Of course, few people are opposed to taking a vacation; the idea seems wonderful, but the logistics of actually taking one can be prohibitive. When you start calculating the price of a vacation, which might cost you airfare, hotel accommodations, and other travel costs for you and…

At the moment, when you need to travel for business, the most popular option available tends to be business class commercial flights. Small businesses have been using this type of transportation for years, but that could soon change thanks to a rise in small, private airlines. Now, private jet charters are quickly gaining in popularity for the business traveller and it isn’t hard to see why. While once reserved only for the wealthy, the cost of hiring a private jet has plummeted in recent years. So, what are the benefits of opting for private jet charters over business class? The…

As you get a little bit older, you may very well yearn for those carefree days as a kid. Back then, it seemed like nothing mattered. You could pretty much do what you wanted and when you wanted to. Sure, your parents had a lot of say in your plans, but life was pretty good for most kids. Flash-forward a few decades later and you’re working. You may even be raising your own family at this point. With that in mind, wouldn’t it be nice to turn back the clock for a bit and be a kid again? If so,…

If you love beaches, warm temps, snorkeling, sailing and more, is an island resort on your schedule? For those who enjoy such things, finding the right island resort can be problematic. One of the first decisions to make in planning an island resort getaway is will you stay in the U.S. or go elsewhere? If you opt to stay in the U.S., there are some options on the table for you. Coming to mind right away are places in Florida and Hawaii. Both states offer the perfect weather. This is especially true in the wintertime when people in many parts…

Mainstream publications sometimes label Iceland heli skiing as “adventure travel”, which could bring to mind arduous logistics and harrowing physical challenges that may not end well. The great news about this adventure is that it’s mainly a state of mind and remarkably easy to access. Iceland is certainly off the beaten path, but it’s still possible to depart from a major airport and be skiing the same afternoon. Adventure in a New Way of Life The heli skiing in Iceland is different from the classic Canadian experience that started the trend. Iceland mountains were formed by volcanic activity, which make…

With a new festival slated for the year and an exciting land set to open in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney World in Orlando has a host of offerings that make it an exciting place to visit with the family. But if you’re short on time, you want to make your Disney World experience as memorable as possible. The following are 6 tips to help you navigate your day. Put Together a List of Must See’s While you don’t need to spend a fortune on a Disney vacation to have a great time, you do need to plan for your trip.…

Are you ready for the vacation outside the U.S. you’ve so wanted to take? If so, make sure you have it as planned out as possible. By doing so, you leave less opportunity for things to go astray, spending more money than is necessary. As part of your game plan, be sure to research ahead of time the spot or spots you plan to visit. Research is the Key Going out of the country means taking some time to research some factors wherever you will land. Whether this means Ecuador vacation options, a special trip to Asia, or seeing Europe,…

So, you’re going on a vacation in a few weeks. You must be very excited about all the sight-seeing and fun adventures you are going to do. But have you decided on a place to stay yet? When going on a luxury vacation, rentals are among the top choices for a lot of people. You could also book a hotel room if you want, depending on your budget or where you’re going. There are villas, log cabins, fancy hotels, resorts, apartments or even hostels that you can choose from. While opting for a hotel room seems like the most common…