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Travel Tip: The Problem With Unused Vacation Days
Health & Fitness / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Problem With Unused Vacation Days

Are you planning a vacation this summer? Or, are you planning on taking any time off in 2016? Here’s a sobering thought. Over the past 15 years, American workers have… Read More…

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Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Traveling Overseas With Prescription Medication

Are you thinking of traveling overseas? Do you regularly use prescription medications? Here’s some basic advice: Keep your medications in two separate packages or plastic bottles and separate them between… Read More…

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Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Should You Cancel Your Trip Because of the Zika Virus?

Travel is a perception-driven business, and when fear is involved, it often keeps people from going anywhere. Remember SARS, the avian flu, hoof and mouth disease, and the Ebola virus?… Read More…

Travel Tip: Getting Enough Sleep When You’re on the Road
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Getting Enough Sleep When You’re on the Road

How much sleep do you get at night? Not enough? How much do you get each night when you travel? The numbers are a little scary, because your sleep patterns… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Lack of Sleep Can Affect Your Diet
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Lack of Sleep Can Affect Your Diet

If you’re a frequent traveler, you know valuable sleep is on the road. You also understand how tough it can be to get enough rest when you’re traveling. Plus, you… Read More…

Travel Tip: Does Travel Insurance Cover the Zika Virus?
Health & Fitness / Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Does Travel Insurance Cover the Zika Virus?

Growing worries over the Zika virus haven’t stopped many people from traveling—except in cases where the traveler is pregnant or considering pregnancy. But as concerns continue to grow over the… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Stock Your Hotel Mini Bar With Healthy Food
Health & Fitness / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Stock Your Hotel Mini Bar With Healthy Food

If you’re like me, it seems almost impossible to keep to your diet when you’re at home, not to mention when you travel. Every time I fly or stay at… Read More…

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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: How You Can Find Healthy Food in Airports
Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Find Healthy Food in Airports

Healthy food in airports. For years, that was more or less an oxymoron. Every time I’d go to an airport, I played a game of guessing the age of the… 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…

Travel Tip: Just How Bad is Airplane Food?
Airlines & Airports / Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Just How Bad is Airplane Food?

We know all  the jokes about airplane food, but now let’s address the health aspects of airline snacks sold on board. A new survey of 12 major airline snack menus… 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…