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Hoi An, Vietnam: A Scary Wakeup Call for Traveling with Food Allergies

Hoi An, Vietnam: A Scary Wakeup Call for Traveling with Food Allergies

I pride myself as someone who tries to set a good example for others. But how much of an example can I really be when disaster strikes and I have to use my EpiPen while traveling? I hope this is story of my experience in […]

Leh Ladakh – A Must in Your India Itinerary

Leh Ladakh – A Must in Your India Itinerary

Spending massive amounts of time in India is easy. The country itself is huge and each region is unique. But if you can only visit one region, I would insist on visiting Ladakh. Ladakh is in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in the north. […]

How I Managed Eating Out in India

How I Managed Eating Out in India

Traveling India with my food allergies has been pretty easy – because I brought so much food along. If I hadn’t, I honestly don’t know how I would’ve gotten by. And because eating out of my duffel can be monotonous at times (as you can […]

How I Traveled to India – Despite my Food Allergies

How I Traveled to India – Despite my Food Allergies

India has been number 1 on my travel hit list for years, but somehow I’ve always managed to put it off. Well, the putting it off has come to an end; I am sitting in a guest house writing this for you from – you […]

13 Photos That Will Send You To Lake Atitlán

13 Photos That Will Send You To Lake Atitlán

There are many beautiful places in the world, and I’m lucky enough to have seen very few of them. One of those places is a lake nestled in Guatemala’s southwestern highlands called Lake Atitlán. Lake Atitlán sits in an enormous volcanic crater, surrounded by mini-mountains, […]

The Best Safe Food to Eat in Lake Atitlán

The Best Safe Food to Eat in Lake Atitlán

Finding safe food to eat while traveling is relatively easy – there will always be a market or store where you can find and buy safe food to prepare yourself. But finding a “safe” restaurant is much more difficult. And when I say safe restaurant […]

How to Maximize 1 day in Oaxaca City, Mexico

How to Maximize 1 day in Oaxaca City, Mexico

When I was figuring out my travel plans in Mexico, I thought I’d stay in Oaxaca for 3 or 4 days. Now, when I say Oaxaca, I don’t mean the coastal part of the state (which by the way is supposed to be an incredible […]

An Alaska Airlines Review – Traveling with Food Allergies

An Alaska Airlines Review – Traveling with Food Allergies

It’s been awhile since I flew Alaska Airlines. Probably because I’ve been living abroad for the last 3 years. But nonetheless I, traveling with food allergies, flew Alaska. And it was great! When I checked my bag I alerted the agent that I had peanut […]

Must-Have Granola Bar

Must-Have Granola Bar

I have a few foods I absolutely love. Pizza and bean and cheese burritos take the top of the list, and pretty much any food allergy friendly granola bar that don’t resemble bird food is close behind. And I finally found one that I absolutely […]

College: 3 Tips to Food Allergy Survival

College: 3 Tips to Food Allergy Survival

The college experience. Every 17 year-old’s dream. Every parent’s nightmare. Whenever I travel – wherever I travel – I am always asked a combination of the same questions. Do you use those red plastic cups at parties? Do frat houses really exist? Are the parties […]