Tag : vacation

The Amazing, Awe-inspiring Amazon River and Rainforest

The Amazon River is about 4,000 miles long, runs through seven countries in South America, and stretches to more than 120 miles in width during the wet season. Two major rivers, the Ucayali and the Marañón, are generally believed (Brazil…

Exploring Mayan Ruins

The ideal vacation varies from person to person. It could be relaxing with no agenda, catching some rays with a good book in hand, pursuing your favorite sport or hobby, enjoying time with friends, or perhaps a bit of adventure….

Yes, You Can Go on Vacation—and Actually Not Work!

Vacation is great in theory. In practice, many of us find ourselves doing work, thinking about work, or answering emails. That’s if we even manage to take time off. Last year, 41 percent of Americans didn’t even take a day…

Overwhelmed America: Why Don’t We Take More Time Off?

Americans are overwhelmed—but they aren’t taking the breaks they’ve earned. Nearly three-quarters of workers say they are stressed at work, with one in four reporting they are either “very” or “extremely” stressed. It’s no surprise that Americans feel this way….