Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

Love Holidays from Around the World

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s tempting to rail against the North American traditions that lead us to stress about dinner reservations and spend all our money on chocolates every February 14th. However, we’re not the only ones with elaborate holidays that celebrate love.

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Top Neighborhoods to Live in If You Love Christmas

If you can’t wait to get into the Christmas spirit every year, it’s probably evident from the outside of your home. Many people put up traditional decorations like twinkling lights, evergreen branches, and even inflatable figures in the form of Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Even though we all love Christmas, some people take it to the extreme by choosing where to live based on the town’s level of Christmas cheer. There are tons of towns scattered around the United States that are known for their extreme decorating style, and over-the-top Christmas events. Here are the best neighborhoods to live in if you love Christmas.

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Escape the Cold: The Best Places to Warm You Up

If you’re lucky enough to have vacation days scheduled around the holiday season, now is a great time to start planning. If you wait much longer, airline prices will start to rise, and all the best hotels will be booked up. If you live north of the Mason-Dixon line, chances are you’ve already had a couple days of cold weather and are just starting to realize that summer is truly over.

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Countries with the Most Vacation Days

In the United States, no employer is legally required to give any worker a paid vacation day. We have some of the most retrograde vacation policies in the entire developed world. In contrast, every single country that’s a member of the European Union must give their employees at least four weeks of paid vacation since it is mandated by law.

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12 Places to Travel to This Holiday Season

If you look outside and there’s snow on the ground, chances are your thoughts go one of two ways — either you’re desperate to get away from it, or you see the snow as a herald of winter fun. This approach is pretty typical of most American families. They either spend their holidays soaking up the sun as far away from snow as possible, or they strap on their winter gear and go in search of somewhere where the snow never melts.

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