Long winter got you down? Did your anticipation for Spring turn into suffering with hay fever or allergies from everything blooming? Are you ready for not only a change of pace, but also a change of place?
It's been a looooong winter in some parts of the U.S. And it probably seemed to many folks as though winter would never end. But happily, along with greenery and flowers and leafy trees and cool breezes, Spring is about to be sprung.
Valentine's Day is one of the sweetest holidays of the year...both figuratively and literally It's the second-biggest candy holiday of the year, second only to Easter. And candy sales for Valentine's Day are approaching $3 billion
Well, the Holidays are over. The caroling is over. The end-of-year merrymaking is over. And so - perhaps mercifully to some - the Holiday gorging and sweet treats and restaurants and huge dinners at relatives' and friends' homes is over, as well.
Andy Williams, the great singer (and a number of other great singers, in their times), said it best. This truly is the Hap-Happiest Time of the Year! Christmas is a time for friends, family...and the friends who are more like family.
A record-breaking 112.5 million travelers, or 1-in-3 US citizens, are taking to the nation's runways, roads and rails for the year-end holidays represents a 4.4 percent increase over last year.
The American Automobile Association is predicting over 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year.
Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays...maybe because it's celebrated by all Americans, of all political stripes, from all corners of the world, and by adherents of all religions.
If March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb...then Autumn often comes in like a lamb and goes out like a lion. To me, though, Autumn is one of the sweetest parts of the year, when the foliage takes on a technicolor-glow, the temperatures are cool and refreshing.
There are good reasons why citizens of many countries should, and indeed, have a right to acquire a second citizenship, particularly in a new country where taxes are reasonable.
Late-summer, to me, is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The summer heat is starting to break. Nights are a bit cooler. Days start to get a bit shorter. There's a hint in the air of the Autumn breezes that will come soon.
According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), a record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this 2018 Independence Day holiday.
Well, the Fourth of July is almost upon us. It's the quintessential American holiday...a day that Americans of all stripes come together to celebrate their principles and their history.
According to a new report by Zillow, places where U.S. vacation homes are most common, the housing crisis still shows a noticeable effect on the vacation housing market.
According to STR, U.S. hotels enjoyed a 3.5 percent increase in revenue per available room (RevPAR) during the first quarter of 2018.
According to AAA, more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this 2018 Memorial Day weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than a dozen years.
Time was - only a decade or two ago - that a hotel was just a place for the weary traveler to lay his/her head for the night. And many hotels looked pretty much the same.
According to a new report from International Living, based on affordability, value, safety and lifestyle, these five islands made their list of the Top 5 Caribbean islands to live in 2018.