CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is derived from the cannabis plant and is clinically accepted for its numerous health benefits. From alleviating anxiety to offering relaxing effects, CBD products are in demand across the world.
The market is awash with numerous CBD-infused products ranging from gummies to tinctures and balms. But what’s more interesting is the versatile nature of CBD.
You can cook with cannabis and prepare delicious edibles, whether you need to calm your pre-travel gitters, or find that you’re nervous being on planes.
The first step is to source the ingredients and understand the recipe to create tasty cannabis smoothies and edibles. This article provides simple CBD recipes, though if you’re flying with any, make sure you’re aware of the rules around CBD in all states and countries you visit.read more
The street food culture in South Korea makes up a prominent part of the country’s food scene. Not only is the street food in South Korea delicious, it’s also relatively affordable which makes it great for backpackers or those simply traveling on a restrictive budget. Let me take you to the streets of South Korea to introduce you to the following must try local foods that are sure to delight your taste buds.read more
Culture is neither to read a lot nor to know a lot – it is to experience a lot! This is especially true when experiencing the culinary delights available in Punta Mita villa rentals. Food is vital to your trip to the Bay of Banderas area. Sharing the culinary dishes of this area gives you a better understanding of everything in Mexico.
For this reason, many of our Punta Mita vacation rentals include the services of an experienced chef who will delight your senses with spectacular meals, drinks, and appetizers. To say that you can experience Mexico through its food may be a bold statement, but understand that food is a massive part of the culture. Through its food, communities and families gather, enjoy each other’s company, and forge legacies.read more
Seeing the world means experiencing as much of other cultures as you can. You don’t just want to be a spectator, but to immerse yourself and try to think like a local when you visit new and beautiful places.
Italy is no different.
Italian people are wonderful, friendly and engaging. The scenery is beautiful whether you’re touring vineyards or walking through historic ruins. And then there’s the food! Easily reason to visit Italy in itself, here are the foods you must try the next time you’re traveling through Italy.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
You’re nearly ready to hit the open road, feel the wind in your hair and see what adventures lie waiting for you. Road tripping is one of the best ways to explore and see parts of a country you might have not seen before.
You’ve got your road trip playlist all sorted and most importantly you have checked your vehicle and you’re nearly ready to drive off into the sunset.
Don’t forget about the food though! Here are some delicious food ideas to take with you on your next road trip.read more
While you might think the name ‘Lion’s Mane’ refers to some type of African safari, it’s actually one of the newest superfoods to come out of North America, China, Japan, and Europe.
Named because they look like a lion’s mane as they grow (white and shaggy!), this is an edible mushroom that has traditionally been used in both cuisine and medicines in Asian countries like China, India, Japan and Korea.
Now one of the latest food trends and have become known as a superfood, Lion’s Mane mushroom has caught attention worldwide as they are believed to pack a range of positive health benefits and offer a delicious flavor.
If you’re traveling and find a dish with Lion’s Mane on the menu, be sure to take the opportunity to try it. Here are just 4 reasons why Lion’s Mane mushrooms are thought to be so special.read more
Research has shown that upwards of 80% of diseases worldwide are waterborne, and while developed countries generally treat their public water supplies, this is sadly not always the case with many developing nations.
A range of harmful bacteria including E. coli and salmonella, parasites, and viruses, along with various toxic chemicals, find their way into the drinking water of many countries around the world. Drinking poorly treated or unfiltered water can lead to serious illnesses such as typhoid, cholera, giardia, and hepatitis A just to name a few.
Many of us take having easy access to safe drinking water for granted, but hundreds of millions of people around the world are forced to consume contaminated water that hasn’t been treated properly.
There are also times when even the residents in areas of well-developed countries including the U.S. and Australia will be issued a boil water notice or alert to treat their tap water due to the community’s water supply being contaminated whether it be because of flooding or problems with water treatment plants.
If you’re planning to travel to a destination where the local water is deemed unfit, here are some of the top methods for making sure the water you consume is safe to drink.read more
Portland is one of the most vibrant cities in the U.S. and offers a real hipster hotspot where the likes of coffee, craft beer, and street food take center stage. A city of immigrants and residents who have relocated from other states across America, the cuisine on offer in Portland is needless to say quite varied.
Portland has quickly put itself on the map of top foodie destinations in America. You’ll find everything from local craft breweries and wineries to flavors from India, Russia, and Argentina.
However, one thing most Portland restaurants share is a focus on creating dishes using locally sourced and sustainably-farmed ingredients.
Sadly, the pandemic has already claimed a number of popular spots including Tasty n Daughters and the delicious Thai cuisine of Pok Pok. But until things get back to normal, many of the surviving local restaurants have found ways to offer take-away services or make their in-house dining areas Covid-safe.
These are some of the best restaurants in Portland that have managed to weather the storm and offer some of the finest flavors in the city.read more
Many people who suffer from IBS-D are afraid to travel in fear they may have an uncontrollable accident while on a plane, in a taxi, or taking a guided tour. Travel can already be quite stressful but when you add the fear of an embarrassing accident, it often becomes too much to bear.
This build-up of anxiety often triggers intense IBS flare-ups which make the symptoms of the disorder much worse. It’s not uncommon for travelers who develop IBS to resign themselves to the belief that they’ll never be able to travel again.
While there is no known cure for IBS, we have come a long way in finding effective ways to reduce the effects of the disorder. And over 10 years of constant trial and error, we personally, have managed to find a way to still travel while managing it.
With a little extra planning and determination you don’t need to spend the rest of your life locked up in the confines of your house. I’ve gathered some of the best tips for traveling with IBS that are currently out there to hopefully get you off the couch!read more