Workers of the World, Take PTO!
Vacations in the Soviet Union were hardly idylls spent with one’s dearest. Everything about them—from whom you traveled with to what you ate—was state determined.
The Invention of the “Healthy” Caribbean
Europeans used to believe that "bad air" caused diseases, so they distrusted the Caribbean's air quality and land features like swamps.
Stories to Inspire Summer Fun
Some insights and tips to prepare for a summer of fun from JSTOR Daily.
What Is President’s Day Actually About?
For most of American history, Washington's Birthday was a really big deal, but, as scholar Barry Schwartz explains, that's changed a lot since the middle of the twentieth century.
How American Tourism Began
American tourism took the scenic route over the course of the twentieth century. A growing middle class and car ownership helped.
Is Taking Vacation Bad for Your Career?
Is taking time off for vacation bad for career advancement?