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3 Tips for Solo Hiking in 2024

3 Tips for Solo Hiking in 2024

If you’re into your fitness and adventure and looking to go away this summer as a solo traveller, then you may be interested in a hiking experience.  Each year, many solo travellers venture out on a solo hiking trip as it’s a way to have a break from their everyday life, whilst also getting to see new destinations. So what advice would we suggest to someone looking to go on a solo hike?

It’s important to wear the right clothing, it’s important that you spend some time learning the route and it’s important to know your limits – the last thing you want is to push yourself too hard.

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Mindfulness and More: Techniques to Help You Relax and Recharge

Mindfulness and More: Techniques to Help You Relax and Recharge

Traveling often comes with its fair share of excitement but sadly often a lot of stress as well. Navigating through airports, adapting to new environments, and maintaining a packed itinerary can quickly drain your energy. It’s essential to incorporate relaxation and recharging techniques into your travel routine, as they can not only help you manage the inevitable stresses of travel but also enhance your overall well-being, ensuring that you return home feeling rejuvenated rather than exhausted. Thankfully, there are a variety of effective strategies designed to help you relax and recharge during your travels, such as mindfulness and other relaxation techniques that can significantly reduce stress, improve concentration, and enhance overall well-being, allowing you to fully embrace your travels and create lasting memories.

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A Woman’s Guide to Staying Healthy on the Go

A Woman’s Guide to Staying Healthy on the Go

When adventure calls and wanderlust takes hold, the last thing anyone wants is to be sidelined by illness. While both men and women can certainly be impacted by various illnesses while traveling, women often face certain unique factors that may make them more susceptible to certain health issues or illnesses while traveling. Whether it’s a bout of the flu, a persistent infection, or a flare-up of a chronic condition, the challenges of handling sickness away from the comfort of home can quickly turn a joyful holiday into a nightmare. Check out my comprehensive guide, written by a travelling woman specifically for other travelling women. The advice in my guide will help you take proactive measures to prioritize your health and well-being to help mitigate the risk of health problems.

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Navigating Food Choices Abroad for Health-Conscious Adventurers

Navigating Food Choices Abroad for Health-Conscious Adventurers

As exciting as sampling new exotic cuisine may be, it often doesn’t always align with your nutritional goals. So, how do you savor the flavors of the world without compromising on health? Enter meal kit services which can prove to be a traveler’s number one ally in the quest for well-being. See how meal kits can become an integral part of your travel toolkit, offering a compromise. It can bring global tastes curated with nutrition in mind to ensure that your adventurous spirit doesn’t have to battle with your normal wellness routine. Whether you’re embarking on a weekend getaway or an extended international trip, know that it’s entirely possible to savor the flavors of your travels while still nourishing your body and maintaining your wellness goals, so long as you embrace a bit of extra planning and mindfulness.

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How To Stick To A Keto Diet When You’re Traveling?

How To Stick To A Keto Diet When You’re Traveling?

So, you’re on keto, and it’s working wonders for you. You’re dropping pounds like hot potatoes, and you’ve never felt more energized. But now, there’s a trip on the horizon, and you’re starting to sweat. Not because you’re worried about fitting into those airplane seats – you’re way past that point. 

No, you’re wondering how on earth you’ll stick to your keto regimen while you’re on the move. Fear not, fellow keto wanderer, for I’ve been down that road, and I’m here to share some tips that might just make your travel a breeze, keto-wise.

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Travelling With CBD in the UK: What You Need To Know

Travelling With CBD in the UK: What You Need To Know

The popularity of CBD products has surged in recent years as they become legal in more and more countries worldwide. While many travellers are beginning to incorporate them into their wellness routines, it pays to know the legalities and procedures around travelling with CBD products. The thought of going through airport security can undoubtedly give rise to panic in travellers carrying CBD. With that said though, CBD is legal in the UK provided it meets specific criteria and the products you carry comply with packaging and labelling regulations. Whether you are planning to travel to or through the UK, familiarising yourself with the rules around packing and travelling with CBD products will keep you on the right side of the law and help to put your mind at ease.

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Traveling to Florida: A Blend of Adventure and Caution

Traveling to Florida: A Blend of Adventure and Caution

Millions of travelers visit Florida each year without encountering any major safety issues. However, like any travel destination, it’s important to be aware of potential safety concerns and take precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Whether you plan on visiting iconic places like Miami Beach or Key West, wish to observe wildlife in the Everglades or Ocala National Forest, or plan on visiting one of the many theme parks that include Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando, here are some common safety considerations for travelers visiting Florida.

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Running Holidays: How to Get Started & Best Cities to Travel To

Running Holidays: How to Get Started & Best Cities to Travel To

Running holidays are a type of vacation where the primary focus is on running and exploring new places on foot. These types of holidays have become popular among avid runners, fitness enthusiasts, and those who simply enjoy combining a love for running with their passion for travel. Whether you want to run the Boston Marathon, run a scenic coastal route or mountain trail, or wish to jog around historic cities filled with notable landmarks, running holidays are a unique way to see a destination while also keeping on top of your fitness instead of packing on the pounds while traveling like most people do. If this idea is new to you, here’s how to get started running and some of the best destinations to visit for a running holiday.

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The Lure of Pamukkale: Experiencing Turkey’s Natural Thermal Springs

The Lure of Pamukkale: Experiencing Turkey’s Natural Thermal Springs

Turkey’s thousands of miles of coastline dotted with numerous ports have made touring the country by way of cruise ship an easy and affordable option. Many of these seaside towns offer cruise ports and a wide range of attractions for travelers such as the Ephesus ruins near Kuşadası or arranging a day trip excursion to places like Pamukkale and Hierapolis. Let us dive into Pamukkale and Hierapolis in greater detail since it’s a stunning landscape of white travertine terraces and mineral springs referred to by many as the “cotton castle”. Pamukkale, together with the Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis have been recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and are located near the town of Denizli which is easily accessible to travelers.

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How Soon Can You Fly After a Breast Augmentation

How Soon Can You Fly After a Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation (breast implants), is a common cosmetic surgery all over the world, and one which is increasingly becoming a procedure that people travel to access in another country. Therefore, one of your top concerns will be when it’s safe to fly after you’ve gone under the knife.

There is no universal rule for whether it is safe to fly after breast augmentation, but there are several things to bear in mind. In this article, we’ll discuss whether it’s safe to fly after breast augmentation, as well as some helpful hints for ensuring a pleasant and stress-free journey.

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Features to Look For When Buying Family Health Insurance

Features to Look For When Buying Family Health Insurance

With sky-rocketing medical costs purchasing health insurance has become a basic necessity. And while international medical insurance is essential for overseas, your normal health coverage at home will typically cover you for medical on domestic travel.

As the cost of medical treatments, from minor ailments to critical illnesses, is steadily increasing across the world, having a policy becomes essential to protect your savings and family’s needs. Especially if you’re living in a country without universal healthcare (like the USA). This is where health insurance plans for family come into the picture.

Given the vast range of medical insurance plans available, it can be quite difficult to choose the most appropriate plan for you. However, the search for the best family health insurance plan can be made super easy by knowing all the salient features of a mediclaim policy.

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Do Delta 8 Gummies Help Immediately, and How to Get the Effects?

Do Delta 8 Gummies Help Immediately, and How to Get the Effects?

Delta-8 gummies are known for their fast-acting effects, with many noticing a difference within minutes of consumption. They’re used for calming anxiety, nerves, and pain, which many people face while traveling, however, individual bodies can react differently to delta-8, and the time it takes to feel the effects may vary.

Travelers commonly fall into the category of users who need quick results, as stress can often be triggered unexpectedly, throughout every stage of the process, from your initial planning, to budgeting, actually traveling, and then once you’re home again.

Delta 8 THC is known for its effects on relaxation and pain relief, but how quickly do those effects kick in when ingested through gummies?

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Thoughts on Travelling to Rio de Janeiro if You Have A Disability

Thoughts on Travelling to Rio de Janeiro if You Have A Disability

One of the trickiest things about traveling with a disability, whether that’s moving around in a wheelchair, or exploring a new destination without sight, is finding accessible places to visit.

Traveling with a disability may always present obstacles and challenges which won’t affect the average tourist, but that doesn’t mean that is has to be a massive headache.

Each destination will be different in terms of the way they provide for disability, and make their cities and attractions accessible for travelers. Here are our thoughts on making an experience in Rio more friendly.

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How to Stay Active During Your Beach Vacation

How to Stay Active During Your Beach Vacation

A lot of people might associate beach getaways with sunbathing and relaxing on loungers and hammocks. While this can certainly be an idyllic break for most, others might find this idea tedious.

However, your beach vacation can be full of excitement if you want it to be, and if you’re someone who likes to stay active when they are on vacation, here are some suggestions on the best ways to do it at the beach.

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Bob & Brad C2 Massage Gun Review

Bob & Brad C2 Massage Gun Review

As an active traveler I’m constantly pulling muscles, carrying far too heavy packs on my back, and dealing with stiffness from failed attempts to sleep on a plane. And if I haven’t got sore feet from exploring, it hasn’t been a successful day!

So I’m now a big fan of massage guns, which saves a ton of money on spa treatments while traveling, especially since physical therapists like Bob & Brad have an excellent compact, portable range.

While the smallest massage gun I’ve found to date is the Bob & Brad Q2 Mini Massage Gun, which ranks as a personal favorite, their next massage gun up is the C2. With more power than the Q2, and a bigger body, though still incredibly compact and lightweight, the C2 massage gun is also a fabulous choice. Here is our review.

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Skin Care Tips for Acne When Traveling

Skin Care Tips for Acne When Traveling

Whenever you’re traveling, it’s important to pack all of the essentials. This includes sunscreen, a hat, and your passport, of course, but it also means packing any travel skincare products you might need to build a skincare routine suitable for summer.

If you’re prone to acne, finding the right skin care products to take with you on vacation can be tricky. But don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Here are our top tips and skincare steps for keeping your skin clear when traveling.

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Best Mini Massage Gun You Can Travel With: BOB AND BRAD Q2 Review

Best Mini Massage Gun You Can Travel With: BOB AND BRAD Q2 Review

When it comes to travel essentials, you might not think a massage gun makes the cut. I mean, it definitely makes the ‘nice to have’ list, but is it up there with your passport, phone, and wallet?

Fact: Travel causes muscle pain. If you’ve ever explored a temple complex for 9 + hours, or squished your limbs into an economy seat for the long haul, I’m sure I don’t have to elaborate!

Fact: Massage guns facilitate recovery. And wouldn’t it be great to treat every single muscle group for immediate pain relief while traveling, instead of having to ‘walk it off’ the next day?

The Q2 mini is a pocket-sized portable massage gun with an amazing balance between power and size, breaking up knots and relaxing tight muscles. Compact, lightweight and powerful. For under $100.

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5 Best Products for Traveling While Suffering from Bunions

5 Best Products for Traveling While Suffering from Bunions

As we age, our bodies change. Sometimes, after the wear and tear of everyday life, bunions form on our feet. And this can be a literal pain if you’re someone who walks a lot when you’re traveling.

Bunions mostly show up in women, especially those who used to wear tight, pointed-toed shoes such as heels when they were younger. A bunion is swelling of the joint on the big toe. It can be very painful and make shoes uncomfortable.

Fortunately, there are some ways to manage bunion pain and even remove them. But before you consider surgery, consider if these products will relieve your bunion pain.

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Three Simple Ways to Avoid Getting Sick While You Travel

Three Simple Ways to Avoid Getting Sick While You Travel

If you get to travel, it often means you’re lucky; lucky to have taken the time off work, to have saved up enough for the trip, and sometimes in the case of solo travel, to have convinced friends, family, or your partner, that you’re totally fine alone.

So the last thing you want to do is put a gigantic damper on your good work by getting sick before, during, or after your time away.

We’ve put so much focus on not catching COVID these past two years, that we’ve almost forgotten about the many other common illnesses which you can pick up when you travel if you’re not aware or being properly cautious.

So now that borders are reopening, and we’re all vaccinated and armed against the pandemic, it’s time for a refresh on the basics of avoiding other common sickness.

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Mental Health While Traveling: Three Surprising Things That Can Tank Your Mood Abroad

Mental Health While Traveling: Three Surprising Things That Can Tank Your Mood Abroad

It can often be difficult to accept a low mood when we’re traveling. After-all, you’ve planned and saved for this vacation for months, so why can’t you enjoy this moment?

Travel can be a lifechanging and mood changing milestone, unburdening ourselves of our worries and stresses at home, breaking free of routine, and stimulating our creative energy once more. It allows us to rest, rejuvenate, and offers a reset. But the biggest mistake travelers often run into is thinking that travel is an escape, and will instantly make us feel energetic and elated.

If you struggle with low energy levels / mood in your day to day life, taking a trip may be your shot at finding yourself once again. But low mood is often the side effect of underlying issues, which don’t always respect that you want to leave them at home when traveling.

The stresses of travel can often exacerbate issues like fatigue, or trigger them meaning you experince it for the first time when you’re already out there on the road. There are many different causes of low mood, though if you’ve gone through your list and still can’t figure out why you’re so low, here are three surprising things which could be tanking your mood abroad.

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4 Cities with the Best Air Quality in the USA

4 Cities with the Best Air Quality in the USA

It’s no secret that pollution is 100% the fault of our society. From water to land to air, we have polluted the most essential resources this planet provides us to survive.

While both countries and individuals alike are working to better the environment and our effect on it, you may not want to wait to experience better quality resources.

Whether you are looking for somewhere to vacation or to relocate entirely to a place where our environmental impact is more heavily considered, these are the cities with the best air quality in the USA.

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Common Dental Emergencies You May Experience While Traveling

Common Dental Emergencies You May Experience While Traveling

Like every other emergency, a dental emergency puts you in an uncomfortable situation that often requires emergency attention, made even worse when you are away from home without access to your normal dentist.

How you handle such emergencies can have a massive effect on your dental health afterwards, so it’s important to know what to do and how to do it if things go south for your mouth! Regular dental checkups while at home, or scheduling one before you leave on a trip if you haven’t had one in a while, is always the best way to be practive about the health of your teeth, and catch potential issues before they might even arise.

But accidents do happen despite our best efforts and preparation, so here’s some info on common dental emergencies you may experience while traveling, and your best course of action.

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What Travel Insurance Can Cover (Quick List)

What Travel Insurance Can Cover (Quick List)

Most people understand that travel insurance is a good thing, but beyond some rather vague ideas, not many, when questioned, know what they should be covered for.

The following is a quick list of things travel insurance can cover you for – make sure the following items are included in your policy – use this post as a quick reference point / checklist!

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6 Benefits of Medical Tourism

6 Benefits of Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is when someone travels to another country for a dental or medical procedure. There are many reasons someone may choose medical tourism over domestic care, including seeking treatments not approved in their country, or saving hundreds of dollars on a procedure.

Medical tourism is on the rise and millions have tried it. But what exactly are the benefits of traveling abroad for surgery or dental procedures? These are some of the top benefits of treatment abroad.

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How to Avoid Burnout in the Lead up to Travel

How to Avoid Burnout in the Lead up to Travel

It’s always tough balancing your stress levels before heading out on a trip; not only can the travel planning process itself be a stressful time, but the last minute rush to fit everything on your to-do list in.

It always seems to be the case that there’s never enough time to get everything done before you board the plane; housework piles up, work piles up, and the aim is of course to get ahead and front end your work for the time you’ll be away.

But working yourself too hard, and taking on too much in the weeks immediately before a trip can leave you burnt out by the time you leave. And while exhaustion is definitely a solid strategy for sleeping soundly through a long haul flight, you don’t want to be spending your first few days of vacation totally worn out and tired; you want to seize every second of your vacation time and feel energized.

If you identify with the above, and find yourself phsyically and mentally exhausted before you leave for a trip, utilise these tips for avoiding burnout in the lead up to your travels.

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