Topic: benefits of travel

Vacation As Therapy: Leading Ladies Of Hollywood Who Hit The Road To Escape

Vacation As Therapy: Leading Ladies Of Hollywood Who Hit The Road To Escape

In 2010, Dutch researchers found that the simple act of planning a vacation gave subjects a huge boost in pre-trip happiness, and a very relaxing vacation could boost happiness for up to eight weeks. Of course, most of us know this already from our own experience of handing in that vacation request and packing our bags for an exotic (or at least faraway) locale; when you have a case of the blues — or you’re just stuck in a rut — a vacation can be the best therapy there is. More »