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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
It goes without saying that one of the last things on your mind when traveling is likely taking care of your teeth. But without maintaining proper oral health while traveling, your trip can easily be plagued with various oral heath challenges.
There are a number of health issues that can arise from poor oral health including serious heart-related diseases. While you may on top of your game when it comes to brushing and caring for your teeth and gums at home where you can easily stick to a set schedule, traveling has a way of breaking your healthy routines.
Let’s take a look at how you can avoid unnecessary tooth decay and gum disease with an effective oral hygiene travel plan. I’ll cover a range of ways you can better prevent dental problems from wreaking havoc during your next holiday.Read More
We’re all excited to get back to travel now that borders have begun to open and restrictions are easing up. But travel is obviously very different now than it was a couple of years ago.
While we’re looking forward to leaving the pandemic behind us, one change here to stay are face masks; they have become standard now across many destinations, transport, and public gathering places.
While many places like airlines might give you a mask, it’s worthwhile traveling with your own which you know is yours, and you’re comfortable wearing.
The CDC recently updated its mask guidelines, so the next logical question before you jump on that plane, bus, or train: What is the BEST face mask for travel to keep you safe?Read More
It’s likely been awhile since many of us have been on a flight somewhere, therefore we could all probably use a refresher course on some of the items that can make flying more bearable or possible even quite enjoyable.
And because health, both mental and physical, seems to be a priority in the current climate, let us focus on flying tips to keep you both safe and sane on your flight.Read More
Eating healthy both before and during your travels will do wonders for keeping both your mind and body sharp, and one way to make sure you’re getting proper nutrition is to incorporate various superfoods into your diet.
You’ve likely heard about a number of popular superfoods including acai berries, avocados, kale, turmeric, and ginger among the line up of foods that are super-charged with health benefits. Foods such as these which have garnered the title of being a superfood are often packed with healthy vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants which can help to boost things like energy, focus, and stamina while also aiding your immune system to function as it should be.
Travel really can affect both your mental and physical health in substantial ways thanks to jetlag and adjusting to new time zones, falling into new sleep and eating patterns, exhaustion, and being exposed to new allergens and pathogens.
In order to give your body and mind the best chance of staying healthy, stick to a well balanced diet and try incorporating some of these lesser-known superfoods you may not be familiar with the next time you travel.Read More
If you find yourself stuck in a bit of a rut, contemplate booking a plane ticket to somewhere new to allow yourself the opportunity to see that life can be whatever you make it. Here are 7 incredible ways that travel can affect your life in a positive way.Read More
Traveling can be stressful for anyone, but for those suffering from a physical disability or mental illness it can be exponentially more difficult. Many with disabilities or mental disorders rely on the support of an accompanying family member or friend when traveling to ensure they can enjoy their travels and stay safe.
Travel is something that should be enjoyed by everyone and no longer is having a disability or mental illness stopping people from seeing the world. Having a physical or mental disability may mean you have to do a bit more planning and take extra precautions, but it can be done, especially with the assistance of a family member or friend who travels with you.
If you’re that family member or friend that will be traveling with someone that suffers from a physical or mental disability, there are a number of things to be aware of when booking your travel and to ensure their safety and wellbeing during your trip.
Here is some helpful advice that will allow you both to travel with less stress and anxiety and hopefully enjoy a successful holiday.Read More