How To Embrace Travel As Self-Care When Getting Anywhere Costs So Much

Self-care looks different for everyone. For some, it’s lighting a scented candle, putting on a face mask and soaking in the bathtub.. For others, it’s making time to see friends and sharing fun experiences. Still others find the best form of self-care is getting a complete change of scenery. Indeed, travel is an increasingly popular way to unplug and destress. Going on a trip forces you … Continue reading How To Embrace Travel As Self-Care When Getting Anywhere Costs So Much

How To Make The Most Of Your Last Few Hours Of Vacation

The day you return home from a vacation ― also known as the “departure day,” since you’re departing from the place you came to visit ― can bring up feelings of wistfulness or stress. As a result, many travelers don’t make plans or take advantage of those final few hours before they make the trip home. “Departure days can be such a drag, and it’s … Continue reading How To Make The Most Of Your Last Few Hours Of Vacation

Cruise ship Mardi Gras rescues 16 people stranded at sea, Carnival Cruise Line says

( CNN.com ) (CNN) — While cruising in open waters not too far from Cuba Friday morning, crew members of the cruise ship Mardi Gras spotted what had to be a chilling sight: a small vessel in rough seas stirred up by a tropical weather system. The crew saw the distressed vessel just before 8 a.m., Carnival Cruise Line said in a news blog. The Mardi … Continue reading Cruise ship Mardi Gras rescues 16 people stranded at sea, Carnival Cruise Line says

American Airlines drops some New York flights due to pilot shortage

( NYPost.com ) Texas-based American Airlines will be cancelling flights to Ithaca and Islip, New York, as well as Toledo, Ohio, in September, blaming a lack of pilots, according to local reports. “In response to the regional pilot shortage affecting the airline industry, American Airlines has made the difficult decision to end service,” American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Koos told the Dallas Morning News. “We’re extremely grateful for the care … Continue reading American Airlines drops some New York flights due to pilot shortage

Over one-third of all flights at LaGuardia Airport canceled Thursday!!

More than one-third of all flights at LaGuardia Airport and over a quarter of flights at Newark Airport were canceled Thursday in one of the worst travel days yet this summer. The huge percentage of flight cancellations, cited by tracking service FlightAware, was due in part to the chance of storms late in the day. However, the travel chaos was not limited to New York City-area … Continue reading Over one-third of all flights at LaGuardia Airport canceled Thursday!!

How To Make Friends While Traveling

Taking a trip is a great way to clear your mind, broaden your horizons and explore destinations you’ve long dreamed of visiting. Travel can also present the opportunity to meet new people and forge special bonds. “Sometimes making new friends is the best part of traveling,” said Phil Dengler, co-founder of The Vacationer. “Whether it is the locals or fellow travelers, interacting with more people can make the … Continue reading How To Make Friends While Traveling