Stories tagged: vacation
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
“Vacation,” which features collaborations with Bastille and Yoke Lore, will be released on May 17.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
Can you take a vacation from your cellphone? A growing number of hotels will help you find out.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don’t call it “vacation.”
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real-time during a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers.
Sat., June 16, 2018
Now that the economy is climbing, RV sales are reaching record highs, far beyond pre-recession sales.
Thu., May 10, 2018
In the months leading up to Mother’s Day, more large companies have been boosting parental leave benefits to hourly or part-time workers.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate some of the properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they’re booking nice places to stay.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Pike Place Market has been one of Seattle’s main tourist attractions for much of its 110-year history, despite one oddity: It has never been as functional for visitors as for …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
Vacation rental startup Stay Alfred announced Thursday that its full-time employees will receive stock options, a move seen as a reward for the Spokane company’s early growth and an incentive …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017
A woman’s vacation turned out to be less relaxing than expected, when the Spokane nurse saved a woman from drowning in Maui.
Sat., June 24, 2017
Regardless of their socioeconomic background, they’ll forget two months’ worth of math instruction from the previous year by the time they return to classes.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won’t be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can’t afford it, according …
Fri., June 9, 2017
Leaving early on a Friday afternoon in June? There’s a growing chance your boss has endorsed it.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017
If you’re planning to head out on a summer vacation this year, you’re not alone. A 2017 AARP travel survey revealed that 99 percent of boomers intend to take at …
Fri., May 5, 2017
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has approved a law allowing new state employees to take vacation time within their first six months on the job.
Fri., March 10, 2017
No-email vacation policies are one way employers are dealing with the stress of the modern workplace, where technology allows people to field work emails late into the night and first …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
As America’s first family enjoys its eighth and final vacation in Hawaii, new estimates put the price tag of the Obamas’ annual trip at $3.5 million or more.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
AMATRICE, Italy – A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 73 people were killed and …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Scenic mountain vistas, mighty locomotives, a dash of dogs and a sprinkling of enlightenment – our recent road trip had it all.
Tue., June 21, 2016
Millions of Americans aren’t taking all the vacation time they’ve earned – and that’s a commentary on America’s new work culture.
Fri., May 20, 2016
Grab your sunglasses, a giant cup of coffee and prepare to hit the highway: 2016 is shaping up to be the summer of the road trip.
Thu., May 5, 2016
Rap superstar Kanye West, his wife Kim Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family are the latest celebrities to visit Havana.
Wed., April 13, 2016
My most recent column was written the day we returned from Hawaii, and in my post-vacation fog, I forgot to include some important information.
Wed., March 30, 2016
Whether at home or across the sea, it’s our stories that connect us.
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
Looking forward to a trip is so wonderful for the brain and for personal outlook that it’s almost better than the event itself. Well, maybe not that good but darn …
Fri., July 31, 2015
If there were a 10th circle in Dante’s vision of Hell it would be reserved for movies like “Vacation.” Not only does the film feature a script that has less …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
If the end of the summer rental season – extended in many areas by balmy weather – has you eyeing seemingly bargain properties, don’t get too carried away with the …
Sun., Sept. 22, 2013
Mid-afternoon and the air was filled with hot, sticky summer heat as we stepped out of the lower terminal of Linate Airport in Milan, Italy. I was with my climbing …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
Now that Labor Day has wrapped up the last official weekend of the summer season, owners will begin to review how they can improve their vacation rentals for next year’s …