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How my family of 6 spent nearly $9,000 on a Disney vacation — and what we"ll do differently next time

Our six-night trip to Disney World cos.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 15th, 2024

Many airlines have "stopover" programs that let travelers tour a city between connecting flights, and some will even pay for a hotel — here"s how to book them

Airlines have capitalized on a trend of people booking super-long layovers to give them time in a hub city. Its like a vacation within a vacation. Travelers in Madrid Airport.Eduardo Parra/Europa Press via Getty ImagesMany people intentionally boo.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 21st, 2024

Pandemic togetherness: Never have so many spent so much time with so few

When the pandemic forced us into our homes to spend extended periods in contact only with a small circle of family members, it was one of the fastest, largest shifts of human behavior in memory. We're just starting to understand the fallout......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 16th, 2021

My family saved over $400 in a month by staying home during the pandemic — here"s exactly how we spent our money pre- and post-coronavirus

jhorrocks/Getty Images I compared my family's spending from February and April and found that, because we're staying home, we spent far less in April. We spent dramatically less on dining out — $462 in February comp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: The things I dream about

I'm prone to bouts of wanderlust. When you grow up in a military family, it's part of the gig. We lived abroad for much of my childhood, and my parents made sure we spent as much time as we could seeing things many Americans don't get to see. Whe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2020

Scott Kelly spent 340 days in space as a NASA astronaut. Here are his top 3 strategies for coping with isolation.

Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters Due to COVID-19, people around the world are experiencing what it's like to be completely self-isolated in an enclosed space for an extended amount of time — something that Scott Kelly knows all too well. Kelly is a f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 5th, 2020

Meghan Markle already signed a deal with Disney amid royal exit: report

Meghan Markle is wasting no time embarking on her and Prince Harry’s independent career path amid their exit as senior members of the royal family......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2020

A family of 4 that travels year-round shares how they make staying home for the holidays feel like a vacation

Emily Chan The Sognonvi family are full-time travel bloggers with over 200,000 Instagram followers. Carmen and Serge Sognonvi travel all over the world with their two daughters, Sean, 10, and Ella, 7, and share their p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 5th, 2019

Unlimited paid time off does not mean an unending vacation at these 13 Bay Area companies

Tick, tick.  The turkey-day countdown has begun, when many employees will begin hitting the door to meet with family and friends to spend time over the holidays during this two-month stretch. And while some employers fear offering an unlimited PTO .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2019

The best and worst Disney movie of every decade since 1940

Disney/Pixar Disney has made some of the most famous movies of all time, from animated family films to Marvel superhero franchises.  But with hundreds of movies in its lineu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2019

The best and worst Disney movies of every decade, according to critics

Disney/Pixar Disney has made some of the most famous movies of all time, from animated family films to Marvel superhero franchises.  But with hundreds of movies in its lineu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2019

A "microvacation" may be the answer to all the stresses of taking time off work

kudla/Shutterstock.com Taking a full vacation can seem more time-consuming and stressful than it's worth — which is why many people end the year with unused vacation days. Harvard B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 21st, 2019

This mother took her family on a $2,200 vacation to Disney World — for free

This will be the third vacation Maegan Bagley will take that hasn’t cost her one red cent, and her second to Disney World......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2019

A Successful Family Vacation Requires Planning

Family vacations promote quality bonding time by share unique adventures and learn through experiences together. This time away from home allows family members to focus on each other without the distractions of work and s.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 5th, 2019

9 celebrity-approved destinations that are perfect for your next vacation

PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock/Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Much of the world has spent some undisclosed amount of time gazing out the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

Roger Federer just smashed yet another tennis record

Getty Images Roger Federer just smashed yet another tennis record. The 20-time tennis major champion has now spent 700 weeks — or 13.4 years — ranked in th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

These 8 insider secrets will guarantee you make the most out of your Disney World vacation

When visiting Disney World, try to book an on-site hotel to save you time getting to and fr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2018

5 ways to vacation this summer — and where to stay

Getty Images Family vacations have a lot riding on them: The great ones build memories, allow for quality time together, and provid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 3rd, 2018

From the Editor: The people who made the Phoenix Business Journal great

As I thought about what to write for my last Phoenix Business Journal column, I kept coming back to the people who made my two-plus decades here rewarding, successful and special. After all, I spent more time with my PBJ family than my own, as so man.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2018

10 essentials you should always pack in your Disney backpack

Joe Raedle/Getty Images You've spent time planning out what to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 6th, 2018

The most delicious food that you can order on Disney Cruise Lines

Kent Phillips/Disney Parks via Getty Images I’ve been Disney-obsessed ever since I can remember: my family invested in the Disney Vacation Club in 1994, granting us the opportunity to visit the parks and ride on the cruises for more than t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 8th, 2018