Posts By Nicole Jenet


American waistlines continue to expand – about one in six adults in the U.S. is obese. While obesity poses many short and long-term health risks, it also has an impact on individuals’ ability to travel by plane. In fact, obese travelers and airline companies seem to be at odds. Quite simply, the travel industry hasn’t kept pace with growing waistlines.…

person ziplining through a forest

Adrenaline is a hormone and neurotransmitter. When you have an adrenaline rush your heart rate, blood pressure, perspiration, blood sugar and metabolism all increase. Your breathing ramps up. Your body even releases endorphins, the feel-good hormone, into your system. The feeling is thrilling. It’s exciting. Many of us find the effect of a large dose of adrenaline dumped into the…


When you’re in an incredible destination with a view or a historical site you just have to capture in a photo, your first instinct may be to turn on your phone’s front-facing camera and snap a selfie. But according to media reports, that may actually be dangerous. So far in 2015, at least 12 people have been killed in selfie-related…


Being pregnant is a happy and hectic time. In the nine months your baby is growing, you’ll be busy going to doctor’s appointments, shopping for all things baby, and preparing your life and home for a bundle of joy. All of this running around can make first-time parents feel like they don’t have a chance to catch their breath or,…

business travel

We often look at those who get to jet off to new and exotic locations on a regular basis with envy, even if their travels are for work. For those who don’t have the ability to frequently travel, being able to visit new places and cultures is an absolute luxury. But, a study recently published in the journal Environment and…

Unplug: A Case for Ditching Technology on Vacation

Technology has essentially become an extension of our physical selves. And it’s no wonder – we rely on technology for many things. When all of those resources play such an important role in having each day run smoothly, it’s hard to imagine disconnecting from it. But, when you’re traveling and on vacation, doing that may be just what you need.

Germs on a plane

One of the last places you want to get sick is on a plane, especially if you’re on your way to a vacation destination. But the possibility of that happening is always there, hence why each seat comes with a handy barf bag. But what if you become ill more seriously than an upset stomach? What if you require medical…

Legroom: A Critically Important Factor When Traveling

Some say it’s not the destination; it’s the journey that matters. However, for air travelers, that’s rarely the case these days, particularly when you take into consideration the fact that we seem to be living in an era of The Incredible Shrinking Legroom. These days, many view air travel as a necessary evil; they just want to get to their destination as soon as possible.

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