Ryan Utsumi, 41, had been drenched in the turquoise blue and calm of southern California pools since he started swimming competitively at age five. “But in 2001, after 15 years of chlorine and coaches on the pool deck, I was … Continue reading How and Why to Swim In Open Water
The UK Foreign Office (FCO) is currently advising against all but essential international travel for an indefinite period. However, countries across Europe have begun to ease lockdown measures and border restrictions, and some have started to welcome domestic and international … Continue reading Which European Countries Are Easing Travel Restrictions?
If you’ve ever stepped off a plane with stained and rumpled clothes, a pore-clogged face, a jet lag-induced headache, and a mouth that still tastes like hours-old airplane food, you know how tricky it can be to stay clean and … Continue reading Travel Hygiene Tips: Staying Fresh on the Road
You might slather sunscreen on yourself all day long with no regard, but you’re likely looking at ingredients a little more closely when it comes to what you’re layering onto your kids’ skin. Luckily there are plenty of SPFs that … Continue reading 10 Best Sunscreens For Kids And Babies 2020 – Safe Sunblock
It’s official: The new coronavirus was declared a pandemic, meaning it has spread significantly worldwide since it first emerged in China in December 2019, per the World Health Organization (WHO). There are over 292,100 confirmed positive cases (and counting) of … Continue reading When Will Coronavirus End? COVID-19 Containment, Vaccine Predictions
If you’re planning a vacation, the last thing you want to do is get sick or have a medical emergency while you’re away. Not every travel … Continue reading Avoid Common Travel Illnesses
Coconut water is basically nature’s Gatorade. It’s a great way to rehydrate after a stomach bug, night out, or tough gym session, thanks to the electrolytes … Continue reading 9 Best Coconut Water Brands Of 2020, According To Nutritionists
It’s pretty common for people to think that airplane food isn’t good quality or good for you. But a new rating shows that one Canadian airline is doing pretty well when it comes to in-flight food. Air Canada food is … Continue reading Air Canada Food Is Actually The Healthiest Of 11 Major North American Airlines
The holidays are a time for giving. That’s the lesson we’ve all been taught since our childhood, and luckily, some people never forget it. That’s especially true for Tim Hortons customers, who seem to be keeping up a special holiday … Continue reading Tim Hortons Customers Are Being Extra Generous To Each Other For The Holidays
Neem oil is a naturally occurring pesticide found in seeds from the neem tree. It is yellow-to-brown and has a bitter taste and a garlic-like smell. While it doesn’t sound very attractive, neem seed oil can be very beneficial by … Continue reading Neem Oil for Skin and Plants: How to Use
Summertime: trips to the beach, family cookouts, warm nights and … sunburn? Unfortunately, even if you’ve slathered on sunblock religiously, those UV rays can sneak through and leave you with a painful, itchy red burn. While I believe some sensible … Continue reading Sunburn: Home Remedies, How to Prevent and More
If you played outside a lot growing up or are an avid hiker, you’ve probably heard time and time again that you should *always* do a tick check when you come inside. But given that ticks are teeny-tiny and easy … Continue reading What Does A Tick Bite Look Like?
SPF 30 minimum. Broad-spectrum. Water-resistant. These are all things you probably know to look for when you’re shopping for sunscreens. But thanks to recent studies and new legislation, there’s another necessary detail to add to your checklist: reef-safe. A 2008 … Continue reading What Is Reef-Safe Sunscreen – Hawaii Has A New Sunscreen Law
Four nogs? Your liver drinks them, too. Extra gravy? Your liver consumes it as well. Half of a jellied-cranberry log? Your liver would have stopped at a third, but you’re in this together, so . . . The important part is nearly every … Continue reading How Food and Alcohol Can Effect Liver, Increase Inflammation
How to stop diarrhea Americans have a bout of acute diarrhea–three or more loose, watery bowel movements a day–about once a year, usually related to food poisoning or another passing infection. Others have chronic diarrhea, often related to a long-standing … Continue reading Home Remedies for Diarrhea
I used to associate sunscreen with the gloppy, heavy white goo my mom would make me slather on every time I stepped out of the house in the summer. Little did I know I could get the sun protection I … Continue reading 9 Best Face Moisturizers With SPF 2018
The whole purpose of practicing yoga is to train your mind and body to become more self-aware, allowing you to achieve a higher consciousness and a deeper spiritual connection with yourself. But it can be tough to find your center … Continue reading Best Yoga Retreats Around The World
What aspect of the travel industry won’t wellness touch in 2018? Perhaps none. From hotels and cruises to airports, airlines, safaris and group tours, wellness promises to be everywhere in the world of travel. Five years ago wellness on the … Continue reading Where to Get Healthier in 2018
From a remote, idyllic island to the world’s design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now. Travelers today are more aware than ever of all the world has to offer. It’s thrilling to be … Continue reading The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018
’Tis the season to freak out about all of the calories lurking in your mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, and second slice of pie (get it, girl). But this year that you should chase those Christmas cookies with a chill pill. … Continue reading Why We All Just Need to Relax About Holiday Weight Gain
Buying beauty products for loved ones can be a tough process. Will they like a certain shade of lipstick? What kind of skin do they have—is this moisturizer … Continue reading Our Beauty Editor Swears By This Body Scrub as the Perfect Holiday Gift
Let’s be real: Between the small children, shared bathrooms, and confined cabin, every time you set foot on a crowded airplane you put your health at risk. But while scary-sounding illnesses like tuberculosis and meningitis make headlines when they’re contracted … Continue reading Why You Always Get Sick When You Fly—and How to Fight It
Governments in both Turkey and the United States abruptly suspended visitor visas between the two countries on Sunday. Continue reading What You Need to Know About Travel to Turkey
Whether you’re just starting out on an adventure or returning from a dream trip, nothing puts a damper on your pre- and post-vacation glow quite like jet lag. Continue reading How To Cure A Jet Lag?