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A great vacation can leave you with lasting memories and souvenirs, not to mention fatigue or jetlag. But what if you’re feeling a little more than just tiredness and a dread of going back to work? Most post-vacation sicknesses are mild, such as a head cold or upset stomach. But up to eight percent of travelers are sick enough to…

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When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, there are tons of valuable lessons to be learned from cultures around the world. While there is no single country that has the healthy eating thing totally down pat (although a recent study showed some countries, such as the Netherlands, are definitely on the right track), there are certain habits we can…

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I  know, I know. It’s the holidays. And you don’t want to be berated with tips to stay healthy when you’re away and celebrating. But think about how you usually feel post-holiday-season. Yeah, that feeling. Not so good, right? As we’ve said before, neither travel nor the holidays is an excuse to let yourself go. Sure you should have fun…

In addition to choosing healthy snacks when you’re traveling, you should give equal attention to your beverage choices. As you can see from the list below, calories in drinks can have more calories than your favorite snack foods. Consider this list next time you reach for a drink during your travels. The Bad 1. McDonald’s Triple Thick Chocolate Shake (large,…

There’s nothing like a Mediterranean vacation. Not only are countries such as Italy and Greece rich in history and culture, but they’ve also been found to be some of the healthiest diets in the world. Diet fads come and go, but the Mediterranean diet has staying power—it’s been around for as long as people have inhabited this region of the…

Cruise ships and all-inclusive resorts are where diets go to die – their famous buffets seem custom-made to pack on some pounds. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and in fact, unleashing your inner glutton when you’re traveling can be counterproductive to experiencing your travel adventure to the fullest. As nutritionists will tell you, your body is a…

Studying abroad is, obviously, about far more than what happens in the classroom. Most Study Abroad program schedules are designed so that students can travel and explore. A Study Abroad experience can be – in fact, should be – life-changing, opening your eyes to art, culture, history and different ways of doing things. If you Study Abroad and don’t get…

It’s no secret that a lot of people have switched to a gluten-free diet, whether or not they have Celiac Disease. The benefits are great for many people, but there’s a question that can be a significant obstacle for gluten-free dieters who want to venture beyond the outskirts of town. How do you keep your gluten-free diet when traveling? Most…

Vegetarians and vegans going abroad should consider their dietary needs when planning for their trip.  Traveling and eating veg is not an easy feat. But with a little research and the use of the HappyCow.net website and app, you can get eat well anywhere across the world. Since I’ve traveled to more countries in the last few years than I…

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