Category Archives Travel for Health

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It’s practically impossible to plan a trip without cramming every must-see attraction into your itinerary—and understandably so! You’re traveling hundreds or thousands of miles to a new destination, and you want to make every second count! But sometimes—and any traveler would agree—we end up stressing over the need to check everything off our list, only to end up exhausted at…

Couple travel

Wanna re-ignite the romance in your relationship? Or are you wondering if the guy you’re dating is truly the one? To boost your relationship or put it to the test, try this: Go on a trip together. A recent study discovered that 79 percent of couples that traveled together said the trip had a positive impact on their relationship. Psychologists…

If someone asked you why you enjoy traveling, you’d probably answer with something along the lines of “to see the world,” or “to meet new people and learn about new cultures.” But there’s one more perk of traveling to add to your list: Its positive impact on your mental health. Now, we’re not referring to that stressful business trip you…

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…

We like to remind you (and ourselves) that traveling can be good for your overall health. It seems that this concept dates back to the 1700s when people began traveling to coastal locations to enjoy the health benefits of bathing in cold water. This also lead to the revival of Roman-style baths and created a boost in travel via steam…

There are hundreds and hundreds of must-see spots in the world; a truthful travelers’ bucket list would be bottomless. And so, a lot of travelers are hell bent on checking off the 100 great sites in the world and go rushing from the Colloseum to the Eiffel Tower to the Great Wall to the Pyramids. But here’s another idea: Slow…

If you have never before taken the opportunity to travel the globe, you might be surprised to discover what you are missing out on. As we pointed out in the post Take a Vacation! It's Good for You,  traveling has notable health benefits. Full of intense challenges, eye-opening experiences, and once in a lifetime moments, there is truly no activity on Earth that is…

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal addressed two studies that show the health benefits of planning and taking a vacation.  According to the studies, wellness factors such as health status, mood, and tension, energy and satisfaction levels all improved before and during vacations.  Unfortunately, these factors all dropped back to their original levels or lower after returning to…

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