Is Flying Giving You a Headache?

Plane travel really is painful  ©Eric C Bryan We all know how stressful and tedious air travel can be. Along with that, new research has surfaced claiming that plane flight can actually cause...

Coach Class No Longer the Culprit of Blood Clotting

You are now encouraged to move about the cabin © Gene Eaton "Economy class syndrome", the nickname that suggests Coach seating causes blood clots, is in fact not true. New guidelines state that the...

SFO Opens Yoga Room

Just say 'Om' to the new yoga room at SFO © lyn tally Yesterday SFO opened the very first airport-based yoga room. Stressed out travelers are free to come in and practice independently. The room is...

Jet Lag May Cause Stupidity

Exhausted Passengers at Frankfurt Airport, Germany © Alberto Vaccaro According to a new study (oh if I had a nickel ...), jet lag may not only be inconvenient. It may actually make you dumber: A...
article placeholder

Ask the Readers: Any Advice for Diabetic Travelers?

Every once in a while, I receive an e-mail from a wayward traveler looking for a bit of advice. A kind, young chap e-mailed me this morning: Hey! I love your website after just having discovered it a...
article placeholder

The Cleanest Rainwater in the World, Bottled

Move over Evian, there’s a new stylish bottled water in the market, and it’s sourced from a region even more pristine than the French Alps. Heaven, actually. Tasmanian Rain bottled water is captured...
article placeholder

Yellow Fever Alert in Brazil

The BBC is reporting a yellow fever alert in Brazil. Brazilian authorities are asking travelers headed to the country to check their vaccination needs, after a man died of yellow fever, the first such case...
article placeholder

Tokyo Says “No Smoking” in Taxis

As a rather apt follow-up to this video review of Tokyo's coffin hotels ... Tokyo has joined the growing list of cities to enforce stricter restrictions on smoking in public. After Paris' cafes, it’s...