Tag: tips

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… […]

5 Must-Haves for Any Trip

5 Must-Haves for Any Trip

As I start to plan my next adventure I find myself concerned with questions I wasn’t before – like what are some travel must-haves? Maybe it’s because this is the first trip I’m taking without a set itinerary. I know which country I’m visiting, but […]

Tel Aviv Food Guide

Tel Aviv Food Guide

I lived in Israel for about 3 years. Before I moved there, I visited 3 times. I wouldn’t call myself an Israel expert, but I would say for an American chick with fatal food allergies, I’m pretty freaking close. Speaking Hebrew. When I moved to […]

Top 5 Tips for Staying Safe While Flying

Top 5 Tips for Staying Safe While Flying

You know the saying, “If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me blank, I’d be a millionaire!” Well, if I had a nickel for every time someone asked me how I fly, I’d have all of those flights paid for by now. I […]

The 3 Best Tips to Eating Abroad

The 3 Best Tips to Eating Abroad

Before one of the first international trips I took, my mom sat me down and said to me in all seriousness, I have a movie you need to watch before you go. A movie? Ok… The movie was Taken. For those of you who haven’t […]

The Pool Deck Disaster

The Pool Deck Disaster

In high school I was a swimmer. Now, let’s use that term loosely because I was less of a swimmer and more of a water polo player. Water polo – for me – was life-changing. It was my adventure catalyst. Water polo taught me that […]

My First Scare

My First Scare

As I discussed previously, elementary school was basically completely handled by my parents and teachers, and resulted in a nearly allergic reaction – free youth (if you don’t count my diagnosis). Junior high, however, was not. My junior high school was the melting pot of […]

How it Was Handled: Elementary School

How it Was Handled: Elementary School

My parents worked harder than you can imagine in order to keep me safe. Sometimes the things they did were over the top, other times they got it just right… like when they shipped me off to science camp. Now, when reading this post, it’s […]