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5 Tips: How to Bring Food With You Anywhere You Go

5 Tips: How to Bring Food With You Anywhere You Go

There are a few times in my life when I’ve gone somewhere thinking there would be food for me to eat and by the end of the night I’m left hungry, sad, and feeling alone. And it’s silly because this is something that can be […]

11 Considerations When Going Out to Eat in a Foreign Country

11 Considerations When Going Out to Eat in a Foreign Country

Going out to eat in a foreign country is, to someone with food allergies, akin to walking a tightrope. When learning to tightrope, performers begin with the fundamentals – keeping their weight centered, maintaining balance over their feet, and moving in a fluid motion with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]