How to take a vacation in your hometown

You can take a vacation in your hometown, and it can feel like a vacation, not a cop-out staycation. I know because I’ve been exploring my hometowns with my kids for most of my career.

You won’t believe what we’ve found. Read more “How to take a vacation in your hometown”

The most dangerous place to vacation might be here

Can we talk about the most dangerous place to vacation? It’s not necessarily some far-off banana republic immersed in a civil war. It can be right here, in your own backyard. Read more “The most dangerous place to vacation might be here”

Go here on vacation — if you dare

Where should you go on vacation? If you don’t have to answer that question because you’re just planning to lie on the beach for a week or read a book while the kids splash in the pool, then wake up. Read more “Go here on vacation — if you dare”

Never go there when you travel

As enormous and frightening as the dinosaur was, my 11-year-old daughter strolled past it as if it didn’t exist. That’s because, to her, it didn’t. Read more “Never go there when you travel”

Why little things can make a big difference when you travel

When you’re on the road, little things can make a big difference. Like extra bags, a deck of cards, and eating utensils. Read more “Why little things can make a big difference when you travel”

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