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The ever-shrinking space-per-person on modern airplanes can make air travel an uncomfortable ordeal. Longer flights may not only be uncomfortable for some passengers, but also potentially life threatening; when you’re stationary for long period of time, you can develop Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). When this happens, blood clots in your legs and other deep veins may break free and create…

When you think of Tokyo, what comes to mind? For me, it was fresh sushi, sumo wrestlers and crowded streets. I, admittedly, didn’t know that much about Tokyo before visiting the massive city--13.5 million in the city and over 37 million in the greater metro area. In my mind, I pictured busy-busy-busy, bustle-bustle-bustle. Recently, I set off for Tokyo to…

TSA-PHL-Philly

If you’re traveling this summer, you may be spending a good chunk of time waiting in line at the airport to get through security. Airlines have already started warning their passengers to get to airports at least two hours early so they don’t risk missing their flights – even for domestic flights. The reason for the warning? Massive security lines…

Travel Around the Globe Gluten Free

Before Lisa Bryan, a certified health coach, food blogger and recipe developer from Los Angeles, was diagnosed with Celiac disease, she had traveled to all seven continents. But that stopped upon her diagnosis. “That fear of the unknown was enough to keep my feet firmly planted for several years,” she says. “I was fearful of communicating my needs in foreign…

How to Survive Holiday Travel Stress

The holiday season is characterized by parties, shopping, gift wrapping and family gatherings. You can also argue that this season is also notorious for waiting in line, spending, traffic and crowds. This is especially true when it comes to traveling during the holidays. Thanksgiving especially is when the traffic and crowds associated with travel hit an all-time high, with people…

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