Posts tagged "vacations"

10 Ways To Make Travel A Bigger Reality In Your Life

Most of us dream of traveling far more than we actually get to do it. Sometimes a nice afternoon daydream is as far as we want to take it, because the reality of a trip can be exhausting, especially if we’re having an eventful phase of life near home that we want to be present for.

By: Claire Hannum / April 6, 2015

14 Things You Need To Know About Ibiza, Judging By The Celebs Who Party There

Well, another fabulous summer in Ibiza comes to a close. The A-listers were busy this summer: Zac Efron got cozy with Michelle Rodriguez, Bieber got punched, Paris Hilton ate dinner. I compiled a few simple rules to help you survive next time you find yourself partying on the bronzed coast. Do they call it that?

By: Leah Prinzivalli / September 3, 2014

The Pros & Cons Of Different Travel Partners

I believe that traveling is always a good experience (even a terrible vacation will give you stories to tell for years to come), but who you choose to travel with will make a big difference in what kind of experience you have. A cross-country road trip with your three best friends will be very different…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2014

Travel Porn: 6 Stunning Rooftop Pools

For me, the phrase “hotel pool” instantly conjures images of overcrowded, over-chlorinated concrete boxes teeming with rowdy kids with nosebleeds, but luckily, the airport Best Westerns of my childhood are not the only options out there. Case in point: the spate of gorgeous, relaxing rooftop pools popping up at swanky hotels across the country. These…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2014

8 Vacation Photos That I Didn’t Share On Instagram

First, let me start by saying that I AM NOT ON VACATION. I am working in another city. That city is Nashville, TN. Right now, Winona is sitting next to me at her living room table. We are drinking Sleepytime tea tea and not talking to each other. That is NOT a vacation. I’ve come…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 30, 2014

Travel Porn: 15 Otherworldly Travel Destinations On Planet Earth

Unfortunately, unless you’re Richard Branson or a card-carrying member of NASA, it’s not looking good that you’ll be able to vacation on another planet anytime soon. Instead of mourning the fact that you’ll likely never wander the terrain of Mars or Jupiter, I have 15 suggestions for bizarrely beautiful otherworldly travel destinations right here o…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 2, 2013

Who’s Your Favorite Person To Travel With, And Why?

Traveling with the right person or group can turn even a weekend at the beach into an unforgettable experience. On the other hand, traveling with the wrong person can turn the trip of your dreams into a total nightmare. We’ve made an extensive list of the pros and cons of different travel partners before, but i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 1, 2013

5 Reasons AirBnB Is Way Better Than A Hotel

I’ve mentioned AirBnB in a few of my traveling posts, most recently the story of my roadtrip from Portland to Nashville. Ever since my boyfriend Nick and I discovered the site, which lets people rent out their homes to travelers, we rarely stay in hotels anymore. In fact, thanks to AirBnB, we’ve spent a few…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 30, 2013

What’s On Your Travel Bucket List?

Do you have a travel bucket list? It seems like my list of places to go before I kick the bucket gets longer by the day, and this week’s travel theme has me itching to plan my next trip right now. I asked the rest of The Frisky staff to tell me about their dream destinations, and it…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 26, 2013

Quiz: What’s Your Travel Style (And Where Should You Go Next)?

It’s Wanderlust Week here at The Frisky, and I don’t know about you, but all this travel talk has me itching to plan my next trip! If you’ve got the travel bug but aren’t sure where to venture to next, take this 5-question quiz to find out your travel style, and check out our destination recommendations. Ready?

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 25, 2013

Wanderlust Week: 5 Trips That Changed My Life

My favorite thing about traveling is that it always changes me. Whether I’m taking a road trip to a neighboring state or exploring Europe for a month, I never come back home the same person I was when I left. Traveling changes your perspective, it changes the way you see yourself, and it changes the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 24, 2013

What Was Your Best Travel Experience Of 2012?

I’m in the process of plotting out my travel schedule for the new year (if I don’t have at least one trip in the works, I feel aimless and empty), and between all the travel porn viewing and frantic airfare price-checking, I’ve also been reminiscing about the trips I took over the last year. Whe…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 8, 2013

Travel To-Do List: 7 Trips Every Woman Should Take In Her Lifetime

Travel is good for us. Leaving familiar surroundings pushes us out of our comfort zone, introduces us to new cultures and experiences, and allows us to view the world–and our own life–with a different perspective. Basically, any time you get a chance to travel, take it. As you check things off your travel bucket list,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 24, 2012

4 Reasons I Would Love To Drive You To The Airport

Today I am driving my best friend to the airport. I am ridiculously excited. Not because she’s leaving — of course I’ll miss her while she’s away — but because driving people to the airport is one of my greatest joys in life, followed closely by picking people up from the airport, artisanal cheeses, and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 28, 2012

We Want To Go To There: 5 Fabulous Girlfriend Getaways

Romantic trips with your lover are nice, soul-searching solo traveling is great, but honestly, it’s hard to beat a vacation with your BFFs. Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge or recreate the most ridiculous scenes from “The Hangover,” we’ve rounded up five amazing girlfriend getaways you’ll never forget. Click on the gallery to check…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 25, 2012

The 6 Worst “Vacations” People Actually Pay For

Want to get away from it all? Need a break from your shitty job? Want to relax for a bit and not be stressed out? Then don’t go on any of these vacations.

#6. Tour the Sewers of Paris, Cost: $3 Per Day

Paris isn’t all poodles and Eiffel Towers, and it goes without…

By: Cracked / December 19, 2011

How Not To Pack For A Trip

Last week I went down to San Diego for a few days. In theory, it should have been a very simple trip to pack for: throw a couple pairs of cutoffs and a swimsuit in a duffel bag and you’re good to go. In reality, I jammed a rucksack full of roughly 200 pounds of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 29, 2011

What’s An Engagement Vacation?

The world has been all a-twitter (especially on Twitter) about the royal engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The future Princess brings a newfound sense of romance and excitement to the royal family, as well as some much-needed genetic diversity. Their long-term romance, culminating in a proposal while on vacation in Kenya, is prompting…

By: YourTango.com / January 16, 2011

Oprah Bringing Her Entire Studio Audience To Australia

Yesterday, Oprah kicked off her 25th season. The guests for the show were a total snoozefest—Don Johnson, Paul Simon, and John Travolta, of whom the Big O said, “Twenty-five years later, you still make my heart go pitter-patter.” But things got much more interesting later in the show when John was pulled onstage i…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 14, 2010

A Boyz II Men Valentine’s Day Cruise!

Sorry, but if you need to find me next Valentine’s Day — I’ll be on the Boyz II Men Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas. That’s right: Motown-Philly singers Boyz II Men are hosting a frickin’ LOVE cruise Valentine’s Day 2011, featuring a live performance, formal prom night and Boyz II Men singles mixer. And the…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2010
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