Strategy

I build solo, DIY retreats into my schedule as a freelancer — and they have made me better at my job. Here’s how I do it.

Susan Margolin is a freelance writer who creates data-driven corporate content. She commits to at least two “do-it-yourself” (DIY) retreats per year for her professional development and mental health. Before she goes, she sets her time and budget constraints, picks a quiet location, manages family logistics, and forwarns that she’ll […]
I build solo, DIY retreats into my schedule as a freelancer — and they have made me better at my job. Here’s how I do it.
Lifestyle

6 Gorgeous Private Island Retreats

[credit provider=”Oyster.com” url=”http://blog.oyster.com/six-gorgeous-private-island-retreats-34813/”] This post originally appeared at Oyster.com.Owning a private island is overrated and it’s actually a lot of work — or so we’ve heard from our many island-owning friends. You have to deal with the astronomical taxes, the development, the upkeep — it’s a full-time job (that island owners […]
6 Gorgeous Private Island Retreats
Lifestyle

5 Fantastic Hotels That Are For Grownups Only

[credit provider=”Oyster.com” url=”http://blog.oyster.com/5-amazing-adults-only-retreats-leave-the-kids-at-home-24868/”] This post originally appeared at Oyster.com.Some hotels aren’t interested in catering to the baby-toting crowd, and we’re totally OK with that. In fact, we think it’s quite sexy that some resorts require their guests to be above the age of 18 — at least you know there’s no pee […]
5 Fantastic Hotels That Are For Grownups Only