How are things like extreme weather, transportation issues, politics, and pandemic responses and restrictions affecting your travel decisions this year? (If you’ve recently been on a vacation, tell us about it!)
Things to Do at Work to Prep For Your Vacation
What do you do at work to prep for your vacation? Do you think there are different things to do to prep for your vacation if you’re fully in-office, hybrid, or remote?
How Many Paid Vacation Days Do You Get Every Year?
What do your vacation benefits look like? Does your office or team have rules (written or otherwise) on who can go on vacation at what time? How much vacation have you taken in recent years (and how much are you planning to take over the next 12 months or so)?
Vacation Planning in 2022…
What vacations are you planning for 2022, and how are you researching travel restrictions and cancellation insurance? Are you trip stacking?
Where Did You Go For Your Honeymoon?
Where did you go for your honeymoon (or Very Romantic Vacation, or the best vacation of your life)? If you’re married, was your honeymoon the best vacation of your life thus far?
Weekend Open Thread
Planning to travel this year and want something lightweight? Readers have sung the praises of this convertible backpack for a LONG time.
What’s Your Fantasy Vacation in 2020?
Here’s a fun open thread for today: What is your fantasy vacation these days? Where are you itching to go once the pandemic is over? (With all of the consequences of climate change, fires, and more, has anything moved higher on your list?) Another fun question: What are you doing to get your travel fix … Read More about What’s Your Fantasy Vacation in 2020?
Vacation Travel and 2020
How have your vacation plans changed in 2020? Where were you going to go in 2020; where ARE you going in 2020, and, if you’re planning for future travel, where and when are you going?
How Much Do You Worry About Safety on Trips — and What Do You Do About It?
How much do you worry about personal safety on trips — and what do you do about it? These are some of the (maybe weird, maybe crazy) things I do to help myself feel safe while traveling — but I’d love to hear yours.
Have You Ever Taken a Vacation Alone?
Have you ever taken a vacation alone? (Where did you go?)
Summer Entertainment: Let’s Name Favorite Books, Magazines, Podcasts, Bingewatch TV, and More
Gearing up for summer travel — and looking forward to decompressing by the pool or beach with a great book? Let’s talk about favorite beach reads — and listens — and binge watching…
Do You Repeat Vacations or Try New Things?
How often do you “repeat” vacations — and how did you find the one you wanted to repeat all the time? Have you been surprised by any vacations you took or activities you did? Or, on the flip side, are all of your “vacations” going to bridal showers and the like?