Category Archives for Vacation Hacking

Mark Your Calendar to Celebrate “Vacation Memories Day” Every Year

Vacation Memories Day Mark Calendar

The only thing better than reminiscing about your past vacation is creating new vacation memories. Since we can’t travel all the time without quitting our jobs (read my reasons why this is a dumb idea), I advocate for taking time every year to relive your past vacations. Here’s my proposal for a new holiday – […]

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Don’t Forget to Pack A Chromebook Laptop Computer for Travel

Chromebook Computer is for Travel

I love my grab-and-go Chromebook! It’s the best laptop/notebook/tablet computer to take with you on vacation. Why? It’s really inexpensive, is your travel guide, offers big screen entertainment, simplifies trip booking, and offers a desktop Chrome browser experience with a real keyboard to get stuff done. My personal choice is the ASUS Flip Chromebook (portable and converts from a […]

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Vacation Prescription: Take 1 Vacation Each Month – No Expiration

Vacation Prescription - Take 1 Per Month

How many vacations did you take last year? Instead of trying to take just one or two additional vacations this year, give yourself a prescription to take one vacation each month. Sound impossible? Read on for the directions on how to take 12 vacations a year. It’s how my wife and I optimize our work-life-vacation […]

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Top 10 Vacation Movies That Inspire Travel

Top 10 Travel Inspiring Movies

Movies, TV shows, books, and even music inspire us to leave our home and work life for a much deserved vacation. We all have our list of favorite films as well as destinations that are on our bucket list. I suggest that you combine the two by picking a travel-themed movie next time you want to […]

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Never Lose Paid Time Off with these 7 Vacation Tracking Tools

7 Ways to Track Vacation Days

Are you relying on your employer to keep count of your paid vacation days or do you have your own trusted method? Each vacation day represents a day where you get paid NOT to work. Whatever vacation policy you have at your job, tracking your accrued days off is just as important as verifying your […]

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Back to School Time is Time to Plan End of Year Holiday Vacations

End of Year Vacation Planning

The screams of “It’s Back to School Time” on the TV, radio, and in the local newspaper are an annual tradition whether you like it or not. When September and Labor Day arrive, it signals the end of the summer for most of us. The kids are going back to school (if you have them) […]

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