How to survive the first day of your vacation

How to survive the first day of your vacation

If you can answer “yes” to the eternal question, “Are we there yet?,” then you probably need a survival manual for the first day of vacation. The 24 hours after you arrive are among the busiest and most stressful — the unpacking and settling in, the arguing, and the...
Read this before you make a vacation mistake

Read this before you make a vacation mistake

Don’t end up freezing in Southern California or washed away in Arizona You’ve probably read one or two travel stories that advise you to become a vacation contrarian. By zigging when everyone else zags, you can save money and avoid crowds, they claim. But...
Here they are: The most ridiculous travel fees

Here they are: The most ridiculous travel fees

A little truth in advertising would be nice when it comes to fees. Where are the regulators? Eric Hochstein found something unusual on his bill at the Gregory Hotel in New York City recently. No, it wasn’t the mandatory $35-per-day resort fee that covers local...