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November Reflections: On Gratitude

I’ve always counted Thanksgiving as one of my favorite holidays, but I didn’t fully appreciate how much I treasure its familiar...

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October Reflections: On Feeling Nostalgic

As a kid, I loved Halloween for all the obvious reasons—the costumes, the candy, the thrill of roaming around after dark with my friends....

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September Reflections: On Intentional Rest

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, our founder, Jon Staff, passes the mic to Krystle Ramos, a volunteer with Latinx-led organization...

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Here’s to #MoreFreeTime

Labor Day was created 127 years ago to honor American workers with a national day of rest. After this harrowing year-plus, workers really...

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August Reflections: On More Time Off

With summer winding down, skyrocketing rates of exhaustion and burnout reveal that we don’t just need more options for when and where we...

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Reflections: On Recommitting to Year of Rest

Last summer, the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor sparked a national reckoning with the persistent violence of racism in...

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On Labor Week

The guiding philosophy of Getaway is that building and maintaining a balanced, meaningful life requires free time—not just for rest and...

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Reflections: On Venturing Out with Mikah Meyer

This month, our founder, Jon Staff, invited Mikah Meyer, travel writer and founder of Outside Safe Space, to share reflections on making...

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On Vaccines and Community Care

I’ve always found civic engagement incredibly inspiring, and never more than over the course of the last year. In the early days of the...

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