Friday, March 20, 2015
Northern California is unlike anywhere in the nation. Within two hours of the state capital in Sacramento, you could find yourself in pretty much any environment imaginable. Known as “The City of Trees,” Sacramento is a great jumping off point for quite a variation of destination locations. If you want mountains and snow or beaches and city nightlife, Northern California is the spot. The world-famous Napa Valley may be your best option when it comes to Northern California destinations, as it offers a beautiful scenic setting while being close enough to San Francisco to enjoy the nightlife. A full day of wine tasting followed by an evening of exploring the Bay Area’s finest cityscape makes for one of the most unique destination experiences out there.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Vacations are really important for any person. It allows the mind, body and soul to relax and gives a break from the monotonous daily routine. Even the doctors believe that vacation is very important for leading a healthy life. However, when the holidays roll around, most people abandon the idea of vacation altogether. And what better time to get out of town than when oyu have a few paid days off? Escape fromthe Traditional: The one huge benefit of spending a holiday out of town is that you get to explore a new setting. Just as time-off is a break from the workplace, it can also do you good to get out of your own living environment as well. Everyone knows the monotony that goes along with staring at the same four walls. It can be tiresome, no matter where those walls are, be it home or work.
Friday, March 13, 2015
There is no better place to spend your vacation than the Napa Valley. The Napa Valley is known as the wine lover's paradise. Some of the best wines in the world aget their startright in the Napa Valley.With so many distinguishing viticulture areas within the Napa Valley, one can taste many of the world's best wines while visiting a single place. Someone that might be new to the “wine world,” may have the opinion that “everything tastes the same,” or “Wineries are boring.” If you are that person or know someone that is, here’s a few options that can help you make the best of the wine country even of you’re not totally into the wine.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
As crazy as it may sound, the main key to productivity has a lot to do with taking time off. That’s right, a vacation may be one of the most important aspects of getting you in “gear.” Sure, your boss may not agree, but if you look at an internal study done at the Boston based professional services firm Ernst & Young, the amount of an employee production goes up nearly eight percent for every ten extra hours of vacation they receive annually. Believe it or not, but according to Glassdoor’s Q1 2014 Employment Confidence Survey, Americans are only taking half of their allotted vacation time. In fact, those who actually do end up taking a vacation, three out of five of them admit to working when enjoying their excursions, while nearly 20 percent have reported being contacted by a work supervisor or a coworker about work related issues.