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The strong dollar makes European travel very attractive right now — with one important caveat

Many Americans, facing high inflation and interest rates, cannot afford to travel right now. But for the lucky ones who can, this might be the perfect time to book a trip to Europe. The British pound fell to a record low against the US dollar on Monday and the euro, which has fallen below parity …

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Can Nantucket survive the stress of year-round tourism?

Last summer, the line for Nantucket favorite Black Eyed Susan’s often stretched to India Street—but the wait in line was worth it. A small, unassuming and slightly elegant venue, it is popular with both long-term island visitors and ‘all-year-rounders’ alike. This summer, however, co-owners Susan Handy and Jeff Worster failed to open. The issue wasn’t …

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Three common travel disasters and what to do about them

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. Air travel is a mess these days, given this summer’s onslaught of flight delays and cancellations. In fact, the on-time arrival rate hasn’t been this low since 2014, according to data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. In the first six months of 2022, more than 20% of …

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Helicopter parents in youth sports may raise kids’ stress levels: psychologists

Many American children participate in many team sports today. However, not only do they navigate busy daily schedules, they also experience high levels of stress. While participation in team sports has been associated with better mental health in children, parents should be careful not to become judgmental or overly involved in their children’s sporting experience, …

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