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Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Importance of Going On Vacation

It’s a new year and it’s time to reassess the word vacation. Sadly, Americans are using less and less of their allotted vacation time each year. The average number of… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Perils of Sitting Down for Long Periods of Time
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Perils of Sitting Down for Long Periods of Time

Taking a long drive or a long flight? The length of time you sit can carry some huge consequences. The most recent studies about sedentary behavior show that when you… Read More…

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Cold & Flu Season / Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Many People are Traveling Sick?

We’re in the middle of cold and flu season, which begs the inevitable question: how many of you are traveling sick? A recent survey indicates the answer: a lot. The… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Peter Greenberg’s Tips for Avoiding Jet Lag

Not a week goes by that I’m not asked for my advice about how I avoid jet lag—or I receive a new strategy, potion, lotion, or approach to curing it…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Just How Clean Are Airplanes and Airports?
Airlines & Airports / Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Just How Clean Are Airplanes and Airports?

Have you ever stopped to wonder: Just how clean are airplanes and airports? Travelmath.com recently sent a microbiologist to collect more than two dozen samples from four flights and five airports. It… Read More…

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Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Ways to Work Out When You’re On the Road

Fitting in a workout on the road isn’t always easy, especially when the hotel gym leaves something to be desired. But there are new ways you can work out once… Read More…

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Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Protect Yourself From Bugs This Summer

The outdoors can be filled with dangers when it comes to creepy-crawly insects. But there are some simple ways to protect yourself from bugs. The biggest concerns in the great… Read More…

Travel Tip: Should You Be Worried About MERS?
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Should You Be Worried About MERS?

If news of the recent outbreak has you worried about MERS or other infectious diseases, pay attention. While I always recommend practicing caution, I can say with confidence that I’ve… Read More…

Travel Tip: Portable Gadgets That Can Help You Stay Healthy
Health & Fitness / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Portable Gadgets That Can Help You Stay Healthy

Traveling can disrupt your healthy routines or even trigger underlying health conditions. But a few portable gadgets in your hotel room could make all the difference. The dry air in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps & Gadgets That Track Fitness On the Road
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps & Gadgets That Track Fitness On the Road

Most of us know how hard it is to maintain healthy habits on the road. That’s exactly why fitness devices have gotten so popular. With wearable technology, you can track… Read More…

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory
Health & Fitness / Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory

Medical coverage when you travel is one of those things you don’t miss until you absolutely need it. But sometimes, it’s not just a good idea…it’s actually mandatory. To travel… Read More…