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Why Women Are Taking Retreats

Ask a girlfriend what they are doing for vacation, and you are likely to be immediately corrected. They are not going on vacation this year! This year they are off to take a retreat and often it is …

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The 3 Best Types of Weekend Getaways

For 11 months of the year, we daydream about where we’ll go on vacation — beaches, safaris, canyons — until we finally arrive at the week or two when we get to fulfill the dream. We return to work …

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5 Tips for Fun Single-Living

Are you single, like me, and find yourself feeling extra lonely on holidays as you drive by parks filled with families and friends gathering for picnics and barbecues? Do you plan the longer vacations…

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A Farm Vacation

I just came back from a trip to France with a wish: what if American farmers went into the tourism business? Imagine comfortable accommodations in quiet, picturesque country settings, where vac…

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V is for Vacations

The average-sized hotel purchases more products in one week than 100 families do in a year. The waste generated can be as high as 30 pounds per room per day. Typical hotels in California use 218 gall…

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Ski Green: Ideas for Eco-Friendly Skiing

It’s been snowing like crazy here. The kids (if you can call 20- and 23-year-olds kids) are home for the holidays and many times during this most recent snowstorm here in the Northeast, someone menti…

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