Vacation

Jacquie Cadorette
August 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm
There’s a new travel trend going around, and it involves ditching your friends for a different vacation buddy – your phone. According to Travel + Leisure , the “mobilemoon” is a vacation trend that’s sort of like a “solomoon” but with way more Instagrams involved. Instead of going on a solo trip...
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Johnny Lopez
August 14, 2019 - 8:19 am
Americans on vacation are so hooked on their phones that they’d rather be laid up sick on the couch than go without Internet access. Netflix and ill? According to a new survey, 49% of respondents said not having WiFi was a bigger vacation disaster than both food poisoning, bad weather, or a lost...
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Johnny Lopez
August 13, 2019 - 11:01 am
With a little more than a month left until the official end of summer, there’s still time to hit the beach. And whether you live near the shore or are looking for an end of summer destination, hitting up some of the world’s most gorgeous beaches is probably on everyone’s bucket list. Travel...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:36 am
A woman who was swept away in a mountain stream in southwest Colorado has been found dead. The Durango Herald reported Wednesday that the body of 64-year-old Tessie Strickland, of Kentwood, Louisiana, was found along the banks of Pole Creek outside of Silverton on July 25. Investigators say she and...
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July 09, 2019 - 7:49 am
( FM 101.9 ) -- It’s the middle of summer road trip season, which means that countless families will be pulling over throughout the country to see a lot of classic destinations. But while it may be tempting to go to certain places just to strike them off the bucket list, you don’t want to find...
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Chris Miller
April 30, 2019 - 8:42 am
Are you taking a vacation this year? How much? A new survey finds not only will most U.S .workers not take all their vacation this year, they aren't even planning on it. According to Bankrate, only 28 percent of Americans plan on using all of their vacation this year, and four percent say they won'...
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Jim Hanzo
April 03, 2019 - 8:48 am
AAA reports nearly 100 million Americans will take a family vacation this year. 4 in 10 adults say they plan on taking a trip. While that means 60 percent are not taking any vacation, AAA's Don Redman said it's even more than last year planning on hitting the road. "More so than any other indicator...
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January 30, 2019 - 6:28 am
A report shows Louisianans are leaving 8.9 million vacation days a year on the table, 27th most in the nation. Of the 17 days a year Louisianans do take, only eight of them were for travel. So, Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says now’s a great time to start planning your “Staycations” for the year...
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Chris Miller
September 03, 2018 - 8:08 am
If you're working today, on Labor Day, you may want to consider going home. Newly-completed research indicates working when you should be off could increase you're risk of dying early. Researchers in Finland studied 1,222 businessmen from 1974 to 2004. They found that the workers who typically took...
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Don Ames
June 14, 2018 - 8:07 am
New Orleans is one of the country's top markets for vacation, investment and second homes. The city comes in at #6 in a study by LendingTree. The online lending exchange based its finding on the percentage of non-owner occupied mortgages in the city. In New Orleans, that figure is 13.4 percent. "I...
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