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VACATION. That period of time between the end of one term and beginning of another. During vacation, rules and orders are made in such cases as are urgent, by a judge at his chambers.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The leader who sets the expectation that he or she is not going to check in with the office is showing that others should feel free to disconnect during their vacation.
However, the study also found that vacations reduced stress levels and blood pressure among study participants --effects that lasted up to six weeks after their vacations ended.
"Cramming the whole family into one hotel room doesn't make for a great vacation," Chevrier continues.
How I will get to my vacation spot (no car, too boring)
A recent survey commissioned by, Canada's leading online travel provider, found 80 per cent of Canadians associate vacations with their overall happiness.
"The reason people go on summer vacation in late July and early August is that it's when schools begin summer break.
* Americans treat vacations as a luxury rather than a right.
Ninety-four per cent at least sometimes check on mails even during vacation.
All these functions are integrated into one centralised online system, not only for Go Vacation Sri Lanka, but for Go Vacation Indonesia and Go Vacation Thailand too.
However, the survey shows that the number of people, undecided whether to go on a vacation or not, has increased from 1% in 2007 to 18% in 2010.
10-12 National Vacation Matters Summit at Seattle University, you're inclined to take our time off more seriously.
The origins of the word "vacation" go back to Latin to the root vacate, which means "to be empty." A true vacation involves emptying ourselves, freeing ourselves from the details of our daily grinds.