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Holidays are supposed to be a joyful break from daily routines, but it doesn’t always feel that way. Sometimes people have to interact with family members, friends or other people who don’t respect their recovery during holiday vacations. These are a few ways I’ve learned to make recovery easier while traveling during the holidays. 1. Create Backup Plans Travel and…

Now that many companies are offering the opportunity to work remotely, people who would never have considered becoming a digital nomad are enjoying the opportunity to work from another country. After all, why suffer through a snowy winter or scorching summer when you could work from the Bahamas instead—and bring your family along? There’s just one hiccup. Except in very…

Some healthy travel tips apply no matter where you’re traveling in Mexico. You’ve likely heard not to drink the tap water. But depending on where exactly your travels take you, there are a few additional things to be aware of. If you’re heading to the coast, you’ll want to make sure you know whether the ocean is safe to swim…

Going to the beach is one of the best family getaways you can take, even if you have a little one who can’t quite enjoy the surf or build sandcastles yet. The fresh air and laidback time together as a family can do wonders for everyone’s mental and physical wellbeing. Traveling anywhere with an infant involves a bit of preparation…

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When I was 24 years old, I quit my job to travel the world by myself for a year. I worked three jobs for eight months to save up just enough to shoestring my way across Europe, parts of Asia, and New Zealand. I’ve since moved to Copenhagen and Paris by myself, too. And while I set off in search…

In most cases, it’s totally safe for pregnant women to travel. They are, however, more vulnerable to certain ailments and diseases while flying and abroad. In addition, there are some logistical aspects to planning and accomplishing travel that may look different during pregnancy. By taking a few extra precautions, it’s possible to have a perfectly safe and comfortable travel experience…

The ever-shrinking space-per-person on modern airplanes can make air travel an uncomfortable ordeal. Longer, international flights may not only be uncomfortable for some passengers but also potentially life-threatening; when you’re stationary for a long period of time, you can develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT). When this happens, blood clots in your legs and other deep veins may break free and…

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There’s something incredibly satisfying about getting around by public transit in a foreign place. Taking the bus or subway may not sound so exciting. No one is thrilled about a long commute. But, when I’m travelling, figuring out a new public transit system is one of the most enjoyable things about arriving in a new city.  While some tourists may…

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