Vacations

Our culture frowns upon vacations. It’s sad. Some interesting articles in CNN this week. Are they trying to change our culture’s mindset on traveling?

Why you should visit a new destination “Still I think we need a new travel rule: go to at least one new place every three years.”

Why is America the ‘no-vacation nation’?  “Americans maximize their… [happiness] by working, and Europeans maximize their [happiness] through leisure,” wrote Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn, the study’s author and an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Why your brain needs vacation Detaching from a familiar environment can help get new perspectives on everyday life, says Adam Galinsky, professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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