There has been a sign posted on Camp Tuffit in Montana for most of the last century. It says "Free Cabins to persons over 80 years old- (If Accompanied by parents)" No one had ever taken advantage of the offer until 80-year-old Shirley Gunter of Missoula decided to check out if it was a legitatmate offer. It was. So Shirley and her family, including her mom, Helen Self who is 102 years old went camping at Lake Mary Ronan, Montana.
Memorial Day Weekend is upon us, ladies and gentlemen — 'tis the season to wear white jeans, indulge in a back yard barbeque and, of course, go on vacation.
We all know the traditional events that are planned for a bride-to-be before she gets married: the engagement party, bridal shower and bachelorette party. But, starting this May, there's a new party to add to the list, and it has the potential to become the most fun pre-wedding celebration: the honeymoon party!
George Clooney and Stacy Keibler are prolonging their summer romance! We can't think of anything better than preparing to turn 32 by having a blast in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with the sexy Ides of March star/director. Can you?
Married for 23 years, journalist Iris Krasnow has a personal antidote to the long-term marital rut that creeps into relationships over time: separate summer vacations.
Summer is here, and with it comes ideas of lemonade, hammocks on the beach, the breeze blowing through your hair, sounds of the ocean and better sex. What, better sex? Yes, you need to take a break for your marriage. A vacation is good for the heart, soul and your sex life. Most of the recent polls I’ve read reinforce the fact that two thirds of all married couples report having better sex on vacation than they do at home.
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Ah, the honeymoon. Half the fun of planning a wedding is knowing at the end of the expensive affair, you and your new spouse will embark on a dream vacation of newly-wedded bliss. But where is that dream destination? If you said on the soft shores of a white sand beach, you're only partially correct—you forgot to include Mickey Mouse and slot machines.
We all want to bring our vacations home with us, but it seems as soon as we get in the door, the demands of home and work begin to affect us. Soon the glow of our vacation is nothing but a distant memory and some photos in a book. So how can you extend the feelings, relaxation and ease of mind you achieve on vacation into your day-to-day?
You want to spend your vacation at a spa resort, your husband's idea of a good time is a weekend at the golf course, and your kids can't wait to test out the latest hot rides at the amusement park. Is there such a thing as a family vacation that makes everyone happy or are you destined to hearing the children grumbling from behind their DS, "are we there yet" while you're refereeing their arguments from the front seat?
Travel with a sweetheart always sounds rosy and romantic but the truth is, from morning breath and sharing one bathroom to picking where to dine and deciding who is getting up with a morning hangover to help the kids, can all wreak havoc on your idyllic getaway.
Everybody needs a little time away, or so the song goes. Traveling has benefits for everyone: it opens our minds to new thoughts, allows us to unplug and step into something far more relaxing and pleasing to the senses than the everyday hustle and bustle. For couples and families, it's a particularly special time for reconnection and intimacy. Need more convincing? YourTango Experts have put together the top 10 benefits of a great vacation.
Taking a vacation as a couple can help you build memories that will carry you through the tough times relationships experience with everyday life. When we go away we are usually more carefree and it is easier to be present with our mate. Studies have shown that experiencing new situations together brings couples closer: going on a holiday can be an opportunity for couples to grow more deeply in love.
Personally, we're big fans of Maui. It has the beach, the dolphin tours, the volcano-side biking, and the five-star resorts. But we know plenty of other couples who prefer the sprawl of Tokyo or the untamed jungles of Bolivia. What makes a destination romantic? Ambiance counts for at least half of the appeal—the other half comes from the chemistry born of your new locale. How To Take A Successful Vacation As A Couple
Imagine this scenario. You've waited months for your vacation, you've spent thousands of dollars for your special trip and halfway through your trip you realize you've made a big mistake. What started out as an escape from your busy and stressful life has turned into a complete waste of time and money. Maybe your kids ruled the day, you had no time for yourself or the "intimacy" you were craving with your spouse was lost before you even boarded the plane.