Category Archives Travel for Health

Boutique hotels - Molitor, Paris

Staying in a chain hotel is usually nothing special. Regardless of the city or even the country you’re visiting, you get pretty much the same thing each and every time. Sure, the service is reliable and you can count on clean sheets, but there’s nothing much to get excited about. Boutique hotels, on the other hand, offer a much more…

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?…

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…

[caption id="attachment_13010" align="aligncenter" width="710"]Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda. Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda.[/caption]

“Lions on the runway!” a voice yelled over the speakers on Susan Eckert’s plane. She was finally about to land in Kenya for her African Safari adventure. But, when the plane approached the airstrip, they saw them – lions lying on the airstrip. As the pilot pulled the plane back up, he told her and the 16 others on the plane that the lions loved to lie on the warm sand of the runway.

For as long as she can remember, Eckert was fascinated with Africa. It was something about the exotic animals and the people there – she wanted to go to Africa.

Clean Plane

The fact that we can hop on a plane and fly to virtually any destination in the world is pretty amazing—but that doesn’t mean airplanes don’t have their setbacks. Flying can take a big toll on our physical well-being, sometimes causing travelers to get sick by the time they get to their destination. Not a pleasant side effect. Although many…

Yoga Machu Picchu

If you’re trying to stay healthy and fit this year, the idea of squeezing in a workout during vacation might have you a bit stressed. So how can you ensure you maintain a healthy lifestyle without sacrificing travel? Make it the focus of your trip. There are plenty of incredible resorts and spas that place an extra emphasis on fitness…

Travel_for_Health_Doticom

If you’re thinking about taking a week long vacation, why not make it two? According to a new report on the interconnection between travel and health, there are some serious health benefits to traveling. The report from the Global Commission on Aging, the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, and the U.S. Travel Association uncovers a link between traveling and better…

Yoga

Last year wasn’t exactly a good one for the cruise industry. But as we welcome 2014 with open arms and put the past behind us, we acknowledge that a cruise vacation can actually be a great way to promote and maintain a healthy lifestyle. That’s right. Cruises can be good for you, if you’re willing to consistently hit the gym…

Subscribe for Updates and News!

Join our email list to receive the latest in healthy travel news, trends and issues.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Close