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As exciting as traveling can be, it can also be extremely exhausting. Between shifting time zones, uncomfortable sleeping accommodations and exerting constant energy, it’s important to get an adequate amount of rest. You can do just that by trying out these tips and tricks to catch some Z’s during your travels. Block out Distractions Whether you’re on plane, train or…

The Middle East may seem off limits to some female travelers – there are vast cultural differences in attitudes toward women and women aren’t usually seen traveling alone in these countries. However, women don’t have to miss out on visiting these fascinating countries. You can still safely travel to the Middle East with some research, common sense and respect for…

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…

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…

Destination Wedding Costa Rica

Here comes the bride, and she’s completely stressed out. No, you know those aren’t the lyrics to the wedding march, but they sound pretty accurate. More and more it seems weddings and the planning process are better known for being tedious, expensive and stressful rather than a time to celebrate love and families coming together. From the moment the groom-to-be…

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You’re on a wonderful vacation in a foreign country and everything’s going great. No flight delays, no lost luggage. Even the people you meet seem to be unusually happy. Everything is perfect—until you realize you lost your passport. And the panic begins to settle in. Losing important travel documents such as a passport, driver’s license, or airline ticket is an…

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