Long weekends are the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. So, to spend them in front of the television would be almost criminal.
As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we can, and face the inevitable letdown when it's time to get back to work.
Recently, my boyfriend and I completed a one-week road trip from the California Redwoods to Portland, Oregon. When I returned to work and everyone asked how my trip was, rather than responding with the typical “Too fast,” I responded that it was great. Lazy, hazy days these were not. We did so...
Remember when summer was for relaxing? With laptops, smartphones and tablets, we are more connected than ever before. Even when we're trying to unplug.