Category Archives Fitness and Exercise

Bikes in Bali

Having traveled  quite a bit around Southeast Asia (I’ve been to Yogyakarta, Bali, Mandalay, Luang Prabang, and various other cities around this region), I can confidently say that one, traveling won’t mean you’ll starve yourself, and two, you don’t have to quit working out. While it’s a bit challenging, a little bit of planning pays. Here are five things for…

Hyatt Gym

There are hotel gyms. And then there are hotels that have transformed their workout rooms into luxurious fitness centers. If you’re not all for deadlifting your suitcase packed with clothes, the coffee machine, and any other heavy item your hotel room has to offer, then you might want to find accommodations that better suit your fitness needs. From Olympic-sized swimming…

Resistance band

It’s difficult to stick with an exercise regimen away from home. While we recommended some easy-to-do hotel room exercises not too long ago, we understand that they might not be enough—especially for those committed to weight training. Although selecting a hotel with a gym is the best option, it’s not always feasible. Fortunately, there are a variety of suitcase-friendly fitness…

Watching TV in the Hotel

Personal technology has made traveling more rewarding than ever before. Or at least, it has raised the potential of traveling the globe – there are hundreds of devices, websites and apps that enable you to dig deep into a new destination and enjoy an experience that was virtually impossible to realize just a couple of decades ago. But of course,…

If you’ve ever wished your hour-long deep tissue massage could go on forever, there is a way to continue being pampered for a little longer. You could always take a relaxing and revitalizing spa vacation. Why go on a spa vacation? If the idea of being treated like royalty isn’t enticing enough, here’s why you should consider it. It’s not…

Deep Tissue Massage. Mud wrap. Spa rejuvenation. Those words alone have the power to conjure up feelings of serenity and send you right into a state of meditation. And since we’re big proponents of living a healthy life, we’re going to tell you about one of the Internet’s most relaxing hidden gems for travelers: SpaFinder.com.   Similar to the travel…

“Getting there is half the fun” is not really something that applies to international travel – passing through multiple time zones and dealing with other vagaries of travel can be very stressful. And the stress of flying will very likely be ratcheted up next week. Travelers moving through major U.S. airports will face fairly extreme delays brought about by federal…

Traveling to a new place is supposed to be different. When you leave home you’re usually looking for different experiences than what happens in your everyday world. But of course, that’s a blessing and a curse – being away from your normal environment can leave you out of sorts, lead to disruptions in exercise routines, unhealthy food choices and difficulty…

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