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The best tech for keeping healthy while traveling

Whether you go on a week-long trip or embark on a backpacking journey for months, there’s always the possibility of suffering from travel burnout. As discussed in a previous post on 6 Ways to Cope with Travel Burnout, it’s important to take it easy and find support as burning out isn’t necessarily a sign of being a bad traveler.

Remember that travel burnout will also wear you out mentally and physically, so keeping yourself in tip-top shape can further help with alleviating stress and exhaustion. If you’d like to enjoy your travels for longer, here are some tips on keeping yourself healthy while traveling with the help of technology.

Marpac Rohm Portable White Noise Machine

When you finally reach your destination, you’ll want to be in the perfect condition to maximize every second of your trip. But doing this can be hard if you’re sleep-deprived. Fortunately, Marpac Rohm has a travel-sized white noise machine to help transform your environment into one conducive to rest. It’s only 3.5 inches in diameter, so it won’t take up a lot of space in your luggage or accommodation. With settings for white noise, deep white noise, or gentle surf, you can find peace even in the midst of a bustling environment. The machine’s sound quality and volume range can also help you relax and fall asleep faster when you’re trying to adjust your body to a different time zone.

WeightWatchers App

Maintaining a healthy and well-balanced diet is as essential when traveling as it is when you’re back at home. Otherwise, you’ll feel sluggish and bloated from overeating or indulging in unhealthy snacks. WeightWatchers offers personalized weight loss programs that are easily accessible on its official app, allowing you to make healthy choices even when you’re on the go. Aside from listing the specific nutritional info of food items, it can guide you towards choosing the right portion sizes so you don’t have to completely opt out of trying all the local dishes at your travel destination. You can further stay on track with your diet by researching restaurants in advance and making sure that your itinerary includes healthy and well-spaced meals.

Apple Watch Series 8

Going on a trip doesn’t mean you have to completely ditch your healthy habits and day-to-day routine. The Apple Watch Series 8 is perfect for travel with its smart features that track your heart rate, sleep, mobility, and activity. It has metrics for your choice of exercise from core training to yoga, so you don’t have to worry about getting active despite being thousands of miles away from your local gym. If you ever encounter any health or medication issues, the watch automatically syncs the information to your phone—making it easy to contact a doctor or a family member with just one tap. This latest smartwatch also has a temperature sensor, which female travelers in particular would find helpful for detecting cycle changes or irregularities while they’re on the road.

LocknLock Travel Sanitizer

Keeping your teeth healthy while traveling might sound simple, but there’s more to oral hygiene than just carrying a travel-sized toothbrush. The LocknLock Travel Sanitizer helps with oral care by reflecting UV light on every surface of your toothbrush, making it safe and germ-free. This method appears to be much more convenient than rinsing with hot water before and after every use, as you can’t guarantee that you’ll have access to hot water wherever you go. Finally, the device is rechargeable via a USB port, removing any worry of the battery running out right when you need it.

From exercise and nutrition to sleep and hygiene, these tech tools are designed to make self-care and a healthy lifestyle a top priority even when you’re traveling. For more travel guides and tips, feel free to check out the rest of the blog.

How to stay healthy when travelling

Whether traveling for work or pleasure, staying healthy while on the go can be a struggle. Keeping fit on the road can be challenging. It’s easy to fall into old habits and eat unhealthily when constantly on the move. You might not have access to your usual gym, or in some instances, your hotel facilities might not have the equipment you need to keep up with your routine. It’s essential to find ways to keep active without compromising your health. Here are some tips for keeping fit when traveling.

Book accommodation with gym or pool facilities

If your travel plans include staying in a hotel, it’s worth checking out the facilities. Many hotels will have gym facilities for guests to use for free or a small fee. This varies depending on the hotel you are staying but if this isn’t an option, check out local amenities and see if you are in the vicinity of any gyms or pools you can pay to use for the duration of your trip.

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Take a local exercise or sports class.

If you’re traveling to a new location, it’s worth checking to see if there are any exercise or sports classes you can take part in. You’ll want to find out if they are suitable for beginners, but participating in a local class is a great way to exercise while exploring the culture, such as china kung fu classes when visiting China. Some cities have sports leagues that welcome visitors. Again, you may begin at the bottom of the pecking order, but you’ll get plenty of exercise without leaving the hotel.

Walk as much as possible.

Regular walking is one of the simplest and easiest ways to stay fit while traveling. You don’t need any equipment, it’s free, and you can do it anywhere. You can walk in the city, parks, or the beach. You can even walk on board airplanes if you have space in the overhead compartment. If you’re staying in a city, walking from your accommodation to the local attractions is a great way to exercise while exploring the local culture. 

Use apps for quick, equipment-free workouts

You can still work out if you’re staying in a hotel room without access to a gym or pool. Plenty of apps provide a complete workout from the comfort of your hotel room. Some will even provide you with a virtual personal trainer. You can use these apps to keep your fitness routine even when traveling. It’s essential to be aware that your body may require more rest when traveling, so you may need to scale back your workout routine. 

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Stay hydrated

Being hydrated is an essential part of staying healthy when traveling. This is especially important if you are traveling to a warmer climate and are exercising. For many people, it is preferable to stick to bottled water to avoid illnesses, depending on the county you are visiting. Still, for the most part, water is readily available in many areas. Take a refillable bottle with you to reuse when at work or working out.

Conclusion

Keeping fit is an essential part of staying healthy. It’s critical to stay hydrated, eat healthily, and take regular breaks from whatever you’re doing. While traveling, it can be challenging to fit in a workout, so you may need to be creative. With a bit of effort and creativity, you can keep fit while traveling.

Panoramic train ride from Interlaken to Luzern

Panoramic train rides are the best when you simply want to take it all in. Some Swiss trains offers panoramic journeys but one that really stands out is the one from Interlaken to Luzern. It is everything you expect from a typical, classic Swiss scenery and more! So, what can you expect from a panoramic train ride from Interlaken to Luzern? Read on to find out.

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Life-saving hacks to conquer the mighty Matterhorn

As fun as hiking sounds, it is an experience that requires a lot of planning in advance. Switzerland is one of many places where people take a huge interest in hiking. Hiking is all about being prepared for anything, and having enough supplies for you to use, when things don’t work out perfectly.

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Why Portugal is a trending destination in 2019

Want to delve into the medieval history and architecture, while also having the pleasure of captivating scenery, breathtaking beaches and delectable cuisine? Then, Portugal should definitely be on top of your must-go list this year. In 2017 alone, Portugal welcomed 20 million visitors – double the country’s current population. Can you imagine the tourism boom? Well, if you are still unconvinced, then by all means, read on.

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Unexpected destinations for a real adventure

Some people are happy to visit a sunny resort, lie down on a lounger, and soak up some rays. But that’s not the ideal trip for everyone. You probably enjoy relaxing on a sunny beach, of course, but you might also crave a little excitement out of your traveling experiences. Maybe you want to travel to learn things. Maybe you want to travel to see things. Most likely, you want a combination of both experiences.

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Blissful stay at Ibis Styles Khason Viengtai

I can’t count how many times I have been to Bangkok. This city has been my second home since I moved to France as I have spent more time here than my hometown in the Philippines. There is just something about Bangkok that attracts me despite its hustle and bustle. Perhaps, the food and vibe? Most likely.

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Top attractions to see in Singapore for every traveler

Asia is a hugely diverse part of the world and it is somewhere which can offer you so much as a budding traveler in your life. India has a vibrant culture and Bollywood, China has some stunning wildlife and amazing festivals, and places like Thailand are bustling with people all year long. Singapore is one of those places which is stunning to visit and it is a place which can offer something for everyone. Here is everything you should come and see in Singapore this year.

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