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Affordable travel to Santorini

We all love a good vacation. But between airfare, hotels, eating out, and spending money, going away isn’t always in in the budget. Fortunately, there are some places where you can enjoy a healthy and fun getaway without breaking the bank. Here are some top destinations for a healthy traveler on a budget. Berlin, Germany Germany’s capital city and cultural…

Mosquito carrying Zika Virus

Since entering the public health spotlight during the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Zika virus has become a major concern for travelers everywhere. You’ve likely seen images of workers spraying pesticides and the devastating effects the virus can have on the youngest members of our society. But who’s at risk, where should you avoid traveling, and what precautions should you take?…

Pinterest Places to Visit Before You Die

They say that two heads are better than one when you’re thinking of new ideas. If that’s the case, then 150 million heads sharing creative insights and flashes of brilliance should be pretty powerful – and that’s exactly what you’ll find at Pinterest. Maybe you’ve used Pinterest to catalog home improvement ideas, your favorite new fashion trends or a killer…

Fitness Boot Camp in Hawaii

Some people try to whip themselves into shape in the weeks leading up to a beach vacation. Others live a healthy lifestyle year round and look for vacation destinations that offer a chance to work out and put their athleticism to good use. Whether you’re the last-minute crammer, the dedicated athlete or somewhere in between, an exercise-focused holiday may be…

Besides being a blast, traveling in Iceland is actually pretty healthy – whether you try to or not! When my friends and I jetted off to Reykjavik for a quick five-day vacation, we never expected to come home feeling so refreshed and rejuvenated. Below are some ways that traveling in Iceland is a healthy endeavor, naturally. Outside of the city,…

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…

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…

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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People with diabetes need to prepare in advance for most daily activities. They especially need to plan before traveling to ensure their daily diabetes care routine is not disrupted. Travel with your diabetes care medicines and tools at hand. Whether traveling by car, train, or plane, ensure you travel with your diabetes care medicines and tools at hand, and make…

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