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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…

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…

Want to Vacation in Cuba? Not so Fast.

There has been no shortage of news headlines about Cuba lately, which is all due to the improving relations with the U.S. Back in December, President Barack Obama made the historic announcement that diplomatic relations with Cuba would be reopened after decades of isolation between the two countries. Some people rejoiced. Some people got angry. And a lot of folks…

Asthmatics With Altitude

Annie Sullivan views the world as her oyster. At just 27 years old, she has been to nearly every continent, having traveled to [caption id="attachment_12862" align="alignright" width="300"]Asthmatics With Altitude Annie Sullivan in Antarctica[/caption] Antarctica, through the high altitudes of the Andes Mountains of Cusco, Peru, down the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia and through Egypt, Russia and the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. So far, she’s been to about 40 countries.

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…

Running by European Society of Cardio

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…

Despite plenty of uncertainty around the globe, 2012 has been a robust year for travel, with more than one billion people crossing international borders this year.  It seems the era of the staycation is over. And there is a growing awareness of the need to maintain healthy behaviors while traveling. Traveling internationally can be grueling – flying across time zones,…

A recent study published in Science Daily indicates that the key to being a healthy business traveler is to travel with moderate frequency. Research conducted by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health finds that those employees who travel more than 20 days a month and those that do not travel at all are more likely to exhibit poor health…

If you are one of the 30 million plus Americans that suffer from migraines, you know how debilitating the sensitivity to light, sound, air pressure and movement can be.  Traveling with a migraine can be especially tricky, particularly when in a foreign country where the treatment options may not be the same as in the U.S. So while you are…

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