Articles Tagged ‘health’

Street Food Carts are a “Heck of a Lot Cleaner” Than Restaurants

Street Food Carts are a “Heck of a Lot Cleaner” Than Restaurants May 31, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
Street food is almost a given when traveling. There are several benefits: convenience, price, insight into local culture. But many people poo-poo the idea of eating food cooked in a cart. Cleanliness and health are big concerns, and while that may be more true in developing countries around the world,...

Questionable Study Shows Almost Half Of American Travelers Aren’t Aware Of Health Risks Abroad

Questionable Study Shows Almost Half Of American Travelers Aren’t Aware Of Health Risks Abroad November 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
According to this EurekAlert.com release, over 30 million Americans travel to “resource-limited” areas of the world every year. This widespread movement may contribute to the spreading of diseases such as influenza, measles, and meningitis. It can also put these travelers at risk for health...

The Airport Dweller’s Food Pyramid

The Airport Dweller’s Food Pyramid November 9, 2010 | Offbeat, Travel Tips | Read More
In the real world, most humans try to achieve a healthy balance of carbohydrates, proteins, fruits and vegetables and fats. In the high-security, sterilized world of airports? Not so much. In a place where fresh food is flat-out unavailable, where anything resembling a normal meal is double its normal...

How to Prevent Toasted Leg Syndrome While Traveling

How to Prevent Toasted Leg Syndrome While Traveling October 12, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
Laptop users may be on the cutting edge of personal technology use, but scientists are warning that they’re at risk for a skin condition most often seen in esoteric professions like jewelry making or blacksmithing. The scientific name for it is erythema ab igne, or “toasted leg syndrome.” As...

The Adventure Tourism Development Index Releases List of Top Places for Adventure Travel

The Adventure Tourism Development Index Releases List of Top Places for Adventure Travel July 8, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There’s travel, with its routine host of restaurants, hotels, shopping, and the occasional dose of jet-lag. And then there’s adventure travel: equal parts tourism, adrenaline rush, communion with nature, and possible spiritual ecstasis. Climbing, biking, camping, rafting, obstacle-coursing...