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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 […]

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 […]

A Doctor’s Note on Food Allergies

A Doctor’s Note on Food Allergies

Like many of us with food allergies, I have gone from doctor to doctor looking for the right fit. I am happy to say that a few years ago I did. And even though Dr. Marc Meth’s offices were (and still are) about an hour […]

Tell & Kiss

Tell & Kiss

For any kid, talking about kissing is uncomfortable. For any parent, I’m sure it’s just as uncomfortable. But for a kid with food allergies, talking about kissing can, unfortunately, be do or die. And while these are some strong words that I never thought I […]

Nutrition and Dietetics While Traveling

Nutrition and Dietetics While Traveling

As I already admitted, I don’t know what I’m doing or where exactly I’m traveling to next month. That means that I don’t know where I’m sleeping or if I will have access to kitchens to prepare my own food. And as I was thinking […]

What’s an Allergy Card? This is.

What’s an Allergy Card? This is.

There are a few ways to alleviate some of the travel concern both for the allergic traveler and for the allergic traveler’s parents. In my opinion, the easiest way to minimize that concern is by using allergy cards. What’s an allergy card? Great question, astute […]

The Importance of Insurance – a Face Wash Emergency

The Importance of Insurance – a Face Wash Emergency

Like most teenage boys, I have acne. The only difference is that I’m a woman in my mid-twenties with zero changes happening in my voice. I do, however, get acne. Yay for those of you that relate! So in an attempt to well… fix it… […]