3 Ways to Slash Vacation Costs
Land or by sea, these ideas make long trips more affordable
Vacations of any length can be expensive, especially the long trips we want to take as our work and caregiving responsibilities taper off. Yet, retirees and those approaching retirement can’t risk exhausting their savings to indulge their wanderlust.
Camp Isn’t Just for Kids: 5 for Grown-Ups
These getaways let you build skills in a fun setting
Did you love summer camp as a child? The sing-alongs. The campfires. And how can you top the camaraderie of being with peers 24/7?
10 Benefits for Entrepreneurs Who Make Time for Silence and Solitude
Technology has saturated our world, with more devices than ever, entrepreneurs are finding it impossible to get unplugged. They say Smartphone users check their device every 6.5 minutes, which works out to around 150 times a day. For all the benefits of constant connectivity, we’ve also created a monster, with an epidemic of addictions to phones, social media and Internet.
Digital Detox: 8 Places to Unplug and Unwind
Seeking a getaway from electronics? Check out these vacation spots.
At the tech-savvy Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, guests can check-in digitally at the airport. But once they arrive at the resort, they are challenged to leave their smartphones at the front desk. In exchange, they receive a “Disconnect to Reconnect” list of 24 tech-free things to do — from exploring the jungle shoreline on a catamaran to visiting the local artisan market. As a reward for having relinquished their devices, they can retrieve their cellphones 24 hours later with a new custom cover depicting one of the resort’s scenic views.
5 Tips to Find Meaning and Purpose in Later Life
How to program your internal GPS in retirement
Throughout my middle years, I never questioned what held meaning in my life. The scaffolding of my identity as a successful college Chief Financial Officer and owner of a thriving software company was built into the job. What I did was who I was, and that was the end of it.
The 2 Cheapest Days Of The Week To Fly
Flexibility with your flight itinerary could save you some cash; that's because some days are cheaper for flying than others. There are three days specifically that are cheapest for air passengers. Those days are likely to yield the best rates for departures and arrivals, but remember: This isn't an exact science.
Best Travel Deals and Destinations for 2015
Tourist tips from the experts at The New York Times Travel Show
Even if the Blizzard of 2015 turned out to be more of a Snor’easter than a Nor’easter (though not in New England), this time of year has many of us dreaming about soothing, intriguing places to travel.