10 Things We Learned from the Recession
6. Vacations are a State of Mind.
The idea of a staycation was brand new in 2008. Fast forward four years and we all understand how rejuvenating a break can be, even if you take it in your own backyard. Retiring to a hotel in your own city or a resort an hour's drive away, treating yourself to a few spa treatments or a massage is just as relaxing as flying to New York to do it. And it goes without saying, it's a lot cheaper - especially when you use coupons and find deals on sites like Travelzoo and Jaunt.ca.