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  • Summer travel deals to consider for that much-deserved vacation

    It’s Memorial Day weekend, so that means thinking (finally) about taking some time off this summer. I’m a big fan of down time for business travelers. Whether I think business travelers should travel for a…

  • Vacation home sales surge

    Sales of vacation homes in 2014 surged to the highest level since at least 2003, when the National Association of Realtors began keeping track, jumping 57.4 percent from the previous year. Vacation home sales reached…

  • 4 Retirement Destinations Where the Strong Dollar Offers a Discount

    The U.S. dollar has been on an upward tear lately after years of decline, making now the best time in more than a decade to purchase real estate in certain destinations overseas. Trying to predict…

  • 7 tips for healthy (enough) eating on vacation

    Halfway through my recent trip to Madrid, I realized I don’t always follow my own advice about how to eat healthy while traveling. So often in my private practice, my patients drill me on what…

  • Wintergreen Resort sold to Wisp Resort’s owner

    Virginia’s Wintergreen Resort has been acquired by Kansas City-based real estate investment trust EPR Properties and is now leased and managed by Pacific Group Resorts Inc., which also runs the Wisp Ski Resort in Maryland.…

  • Survey: 2 in 5 Americans took no paid vacation last year

    WASHINGTON — Many Americans choose going into the office over getting away, a new survey says. At the end of 2014, Skift.com set out to find out how many Americans take all their paid vacation…

  • Vacation Layaway: Start Saving Now for Summer Fun

    (NEW YORK) — It’s freezing in much of the U.S., but savvy travelers know that planning season for the all-important family summer vacation is now. The average family vacation cost $4,800 in 2014, according to…

  • How to take a guilt-free vacation

    With all the ice and snow, you might be envisioning yourself on a beach somewhere — listening to the surf and drinking a iced tea. But that doesn’t mean your pocket book is envisioning the…

  • Tips from a dietitian: Eat healthy on vacation

    There\’s no sense in depriving yourself of lobster rolls and ice cream cones on summer vacation — or apple cider doughnuts and IPAs as we ease into fall, but not every meal needs to be an indulgent one when traveling.

  • Fitting in fitness while on vacation

    Taking a vacation this summer? Don\’t forget to pack your gear. Exercising on vacation provides an opportunity to change up your normal workout routine, while offsetting some of those vacation indulgences.

  • How to stay healthy on your vacation

    Too much sun and heat are common causes of vacation ailments. But tropical diseases like mosquito-borne illness can lurk much closer to home.

  • Vacation to-do list: Protect home from burglars

    Before packing the car and hitting the road for your beach trip, police say a few steps can protect your home and belongings while you are away.

  • Nearly 40 percent of workers don’t use alloted vacation time

    A new survey from staffing firm Robert Half says 39 percent of
    American workers won\’t use all their paid vacation time this
    year.

  • Frontier announces cheap fares for Dulles passengers

    There is a new low-fare carrier in town. The company is offering $35 plane tickets — and had been offering $15 tickets — to sweeten the deal for passengers.

  • Tips to stay safe during bedbug season

    Warmer weather and travel season raise the risk for bedbugs,
    but there are precautions that can be taken.