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VacationMy husband and I used to make all types of excuses as to why we could not go on trips. That is until we checked out our bank statements and realized with the money we spent on gifts for birthdays and holidays, clothes, and native attractions such as fairs and avenue carnivals, we could have saved for a household vacation and made long lasting recollections.

About a third of the ladies had already booked the retreat and had been common meditators, whereas the remaining 70 had no historical past of meditating. Half of the non-meditators have been randomly assigned to the yoga/meditation program and the other half were randomly assigned to vacation only. Good back end housekeeping and upkeep portals. (my cleansing groups’ really just like the system) They are a bit confusing at first and I think an internet tutorial would assist prepare housekeepers.

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Bonus vacation or choppy nightmare? Here’s what it’s like on a cruise ship stuck at sea during a hurricane

There’s always a possibility of bad weather and rough seas when you go on a cruise, but cruise lines are well prepared to change course if an approaching storm could be too dangerous to navigate. There are also contingencies if they are unable to return to port as scheduled. Right now, all those playbooks have been dusted off and are in use.

On Monday, Sept. 26, as Hurricane Ian was closing in on Florida, Disney Wish left Port Canaveral for a four-night Bahamas cruise with planned stops at Nassau and Castaway Cay, Disney Cruise Line’s private island, before a planned return to Port Canaveral on Friday, Sept. 30.

But with Hurricane Ian a dangerous Category 4 storm making landfall in Central Florida, Port Canaveral closed and has ceased all operations until further notice.

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Without the option to return to Florida as originally scheduled, Disney

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Turkish tourists prefer Balkan countries for vacation

ISTANBUL – Demirören News Agency

Turkish tourists prefer Balkan countries for vacation

Balkan countries are the foremost choice of Turks for holidaying thanks to visa liberalization, geographical proximity, cultural partnership, affordability and low exchange rates.


“The Balkans are very attractive to Turkish tourists as they offer visa-free travel, are affordable, and are close to Türkiye,” said Muhammet Ali Köprü, the head of a tour operator company, Malitur. He noted that while tourism has been one of the most affected sectors by the pandemic, the demands have reached high levels with the normalization.

Underlining that the Balkans is a popular destination in all seasons, Köprü said: “Turkish citizens prefer countries that do not require visas for an easier holiday. The Balkans is the optimum choice for historical and cultural travels, rather than the classic beach vacation.”

Köprü also pointed out that it is very possible to come across many Ottoman artifacts in cities such as Sarajevo, Skopje,

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Internet Backs Dad Who Left ‘Ungrateful’ Family In ‘Squalor’ On Vacation

A father who eventually became frustrated with the way things were going on a family vacation he paid for was backed by fellow Reddit users on the popular “Am I the A**hole” forum for leaving and booking a hotel room for himself.

“AITA for leaving my family in ‘squalor’ and going to a ‘resort,'” u/Murky_Ad_193 asked in his postwhich amassed more than 11,000 votes since it was published on Wednesday.

He said he decided to pay for a vacation that included his immediate family and several in-laws. When things went downhill, u/Murky_Ad_193, who heard nothing but complaints, decided to book a room at a hotel.

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Above, a stock image of a man staring out of a window. A Reddit user said he decided to book a hotel room after a vacation with his entire family became difficult to handle because of all the complaints they were making.
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Why Buying Property in These International Vacation Destinations Could Be a Great Investment

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Real estate can be a great way to generate both long-term equity and short-term rental income. If you’re willing to extend your reach a bit on the risk/reward spectrum, buying a property in an international destination can potentially bring even greater rewards.

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You’ll have to contend with additional risk factors — from currency fluctuations and governmental regulations to the distance and unfamiliarity of investing in a foreign land — but there can be sizable benefits to doing so. For example, you can often purchase properties overseas with similar or even better amenities than you can find in the United States at a far lower price point. You may also find that you enjoy the thrill of owning rental properties in exotic destinations around the globe.

With home prices in

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Ask Amy: My brother lives in the family vacation home year-round

Dear Amy: Our five family members share ownership of a remote rural summer home. By agreement, each member can stay there up to two weeks a year.

Eighteen months ago, our brother became unemployed, unhoused, and has been staying in this house year-round, reluctantly leaving (late) when the other partners go for their annual vacation time.

Our brother has three dogs that are not house trained. When we go down “to open the cabin for the season” we end up throwing away rugs, pillows, deodorizing furniture, and cleaning up our brother and his dog’s messes. Our brother has hoarding tendencies.

He has not offered to do maintenance projects in lieu of rent, and the house and grounds have fallen into disrepair. He does not reply to our emails or phone calls and when we try to deal with him in person, he becomes very defensive and brings up childhood

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Dating the same guy? These women were. They dumped him and took a trip

Faith Bistline was excited for her 30th birthday trip to Costa Rica with her boyfriend, but a few weeks before they were to leave, she received an unsettling Facebook message.

“Is he your boyfriend?” the message asked, inquiring about a photo Bistline posted with her boyfriend of 18 months. “Because he’s been dating my friend for the past 10 months.”

Bistline was in disbelief. There had to be a mistake.

She took a screenshot and forwarded it to her boyfriend. He saw the message, she said, but he didn’t reply.

The inquiry came in late August from a woman who said her friend and co-worker, Emely Ortiz, was also his girlfriend.

Soon, Bistline got a text from Ortiz introducing herself and saying she’d been dating the guy for nearly a year, and believed they were exclusive.

“I just want to know how long you guys have been dating for,” Ortiz,

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Summer House: Andrea Denver Joined Lindsay Hubbard and Carl Radke in Italy

That’s amore! While celebrating their recent engagement in Europe, Summer House‘s Carl Radke and Lindsay Hubbard visited Verona, Italy — aka the City of Love — but they weren’t totally alone on the romantic getaway. Joining the happy couple was fellow Summer House cast member Andrea Denver.

If you didn’t click through the carousel of 10 vacation photos Lindsay shared on September 16, you might have even thought that just she and Andrea were traveling together, as they are the only two in the first shot. But a subsequent pic shows Andrea strolling down the street with his girlfriend, Lexi, and by the sixth slide, Carl finally appears with his fiancée in a mirror selfie. Aside from taking in such sights as Juliet’s balcony from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Julietthe Summer House couples had a double date of sorts to grab some obligatory gelato.

That wasn’t their only group

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Family says Garden City vacation rental home was not as advertised

GARDEN CITY, SC (WBTW) — One family spent thousands of dollars on a high-end rental home in Garden City, but when they arrived on Saturday, it was everything but what they expected.

Now, Georgetown County is involved, and the family is packing up disappointed.

“Just trying to enjoy the beach and a vacation,” Bill Collins said. “We’ve had a vacation nightmare.”

In April, Collins booked a recently renovated seven-bed vacation home in Garden City for the week. It boasted an oceanfront view featuring second and third-floor decks.

But when the family of nine arrived on Saturday, they were shocked to find key features missing, in addition to exposed wires, cracked windows, loose deck railings, protruding sharp nails in the outdoor shower, missing steps to their private beach access, and a locked door that led to a wide-open shed.

Sea Star Realty said the steps to the beach access were washed

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RHONJ: Jackie Goldschneider’s Squad Includes Her Four Kids

The Goldschneiders go down South! The Real Housewives of New Jersey mom Jackie Goldschneider’s family vacation in South Carolina may have ended, but she’s still keeping the memories alive with travel photos of her crew.

In an Instagram picture that she shared on September 14, Jackie can be seen posing with her four children — 14-year-old twins Adin and Jonas, and 12-year-old twins Alexis and Hudson — on a grand staircase in Charleston. Foregoing a formal caption, the RHONJ cast member simply used a “squad goals” hashtag, adding red heart and heart-eyes emojis.

The sweet photo got some love from Bravolebrities, including The Real Housewives of Potomac‘s Dr. Wendy Osefo and The Real Housewives of New York City‘s Bershan Shaw, and Jackie’s husband, Evan Goldschneider, commented with a blue heart emoji.

Though Evan didn’t appear in this particular shot, Jackie still tagged him, meaning he was likely the

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