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The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can derail even the most meticulous diet and exercise plan, especially if you’re traveling to another city or country to visit your family. You’ll have unexpected obligations, unfamiliar surroundings, and – if your family is anything like mine – giant holiday meals to contend with during those six festive weeks. However, if you…

International travel as a vegan or vegetarian can be a challenge. However, with a little planning and an open mind, that challenge can turn into one of the most rewarding parts of your travel experience. A brand-new world of dishes, flavors, and smells awaits the vegan traveler, destined to be just as memorable as the people, places, and landmarks that…

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…

Studying Abroad: More than College Partying Overseas

On Jessie Galioto-Grebe’s first day in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the Denver resident felt a litany of emotions – she got lost, was hungry, tired and jet lagged, not to mention a little overwhelmed. There may have even been some tears. But all of this preceded what would become a journey not just across the Pond, but one of personal growth…

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…

World Travelers and Experts’ 2016 Travel Predictions

Each year, we see trends in health, fitness and fashion splashed across magazines and runways. But those aren’t the only industries with trends. The travel industry is constantly emerging with new trends, whether it’s where people are flocking to for vacations or how they’re traveling and vacationing. And 2016 is no different. This year, there are several travel trends that…

Survival Guide: How I Tried to Stay Healthy on a Cruise

A few years ago, I wouldn’t have considered taking a vacation on a cruise ship. Between scary headlines about cruise ship outbreaks of norovirus and my love for all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, I simply never pictured myself boarding a cruise ship. All of that changed several months ago when I was tasked with interviewing doctors and cruise experts that squashed any…

Want to Vacation in Cuba? Not so Fast.

There has been no shortage of news headlines about Cuba lately, which is all due to the improving relations with the U.S. Back in December, President Barack Obama made the historic announcement that diplomatic relations with Cuba would be reopened after decades of isolation between the two countries. Some people rejoiced. Some people got angry. And a lot of folks…

Asthmatics With Altitude

Annie Sullivan views the world as her oyster. At just 27 years old, she has been to nearly every continent, having traveled to [caption id="attachment_12862" align="alignright" width="300"]Asthmatics With Altitude Annie Sullivan in Antarctica[/caption] Antarctica, through the high altitudes of the Andes Mountains of Cusco, Peru, down the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia and through Egypt, Russia and the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. So far, she’s been to about 40 countries.

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