How all travel became wellness travel in the past decade

December 02, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Even if you’ve always been the type to take an annual yoga retreat or use hotels gyms, healthy-travel options were fairly limited and siloed off until recently. You certainly couldn’t meditate via a seat-back airplane TV, book a consultation with a sleep concierge, or score kombucha from your … Continue reading How all travel became wellness travel in the past decade

While traveling, yoga helps me find community—anywhere in the world

December 01, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC I embarked on a yearlong travel adventure with my husband back in May. While our mutual dominant feeling about this was that of excitement, we certainly harbored bits of nervousness that weren’t of the happiness variety. For example, we were worried about the lack of routine and distance … Continue reading While traveling, yoga helps me find community—anywhere in the world

What you should eat before a flight to avoid traveler’s constipation

November 27, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Holiday travel is stressful enough without having your G.I. tract turn against you (unless you want to hide out in the bathroom while visiting your relatives). But traveler’s constipation is real and can happen anytime you’re outside your normal routine. Time differences, not drinking enough water, and eating … Continue reading What you should eat before a flight to avoid traveler’s constipation

Travel trends predict your 2020 itinerary will include a lot of ‘celecations’

November 22, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC Last month, I dreaded attending the big destination event that had been on my calendar for months. It was family wedding in Virginia with my parents and brother, and after a painful breakup, my plus-one had turned into a minus-one. While I got out of the weekend alive … Continue reading Travel trends predict your 2020 itinerary will include a lot of ‘celecations’

20 healthy road trip snacks to fuel you up for your holiday travels

November 16, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC There are two non-negotiable things every road trip must have in order to be enjoyable: good music and tasty snacks. (Okay fine, gas too.) Whether you’re gearing up for an epic adventure or just a traffic-filled drive to visit family for the holidays, having the perfect snack stash … Continue reading 20 healthy road trip snacks to fuel you up for your holiday travels

6 questions to ask yourself before booking that ‘Eat Pray Love’ trip, according to a travel coach

November 14, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC In a perfect world, solo travel is an indescribably empowering experience of a lifetime. You embark on this exotic adventure filled with architectural beauty, decadent meals, and Javier Bardem. Yes, the idea of a solo trip glorifies leaving your life behind, only to return once enriched by a … Continue reading 6 questions to ask yourself before booking that ‘Eat Pray Love’ trip, according to a travel coach

Book that girls’ trip now, because traveling with friends promotes health and happiness

November 09, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Any excuse to travel is great, but there are so many mind and body benefits to glean from travel with friends, specifically. That’s why my three best friends and I have ritualized our annual girls’ trips. The first getaway we took was to Panama City Beach, Florida, for … Continue reading Book that girls’ trip now, because traveling with friends promotes health and happiness

‘A year of solo travel taught me a new way to approach food as fuel’

October 15, 2019 at 08:05PM by CWC Welcome to Passport Nutrition! We’re mapping the flavors of the world one country at a time by speaking with people who wrap their careers around cuisine as well as those who simply savor an hour spent in the kitchen after work. You’ll find that a “healthy plate” isn’t … Continue reading ‘A year of solo travel taught me a new way to approach food as fuel’

Traveling to Boston? Check out these 8 incredible farm-to-table restaurants ASAP

October 10, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC We totally get if you’ve had your fill of the term “farm-to-table” (I can’t help but think of the Portlandia scene). But this is a great thing! As news about the environmental consequences of the food system pours in, more restaurants are doing their eco-conscious part. It’s beyond … Continue reading Traveling to Boston? Check out these 8 incredible farm-to-table restaurants ASAP

Palma is the sunny Spanish wellness mecca to bump up on your travel bucket list

October 02, 2019 at 01:55AM by CWC Barcelona, Madrid, and Valencia aren’t the only worthy destinations to consider for your next trip to Spain. Just a short flight off Spain’s eastern coast in the Mediterranean are the country’s Balearic Islands, the largest of which is Mallorca. And the capital, palm-tree-fringed Palma de Mallorca, is a … Continue reading Palma is the sunny Spanish wellness mecca to bump up on your travel bucket list

Checks+Balanced: How a 27-year-old freelancer in San Fransisco finances her wanderlust to travel the world

September 12, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you ever wondered how your colleague … Continue reading Checks+Balanced: How a 27-year-old freelancer in San Fransisco finances her wanderlust to travel the world

When people travel to the U.S., they bring an extra suitcase for these beauty buys

July 22, 2019 at 10:57AM by CWC Beauty fanatics are always gushing about how they need to travel to France to shop their famous pharmacies, and to Korea to buy up bottles with innovative textures and trendy ingredients and to Germany for science-forward clean-beauty buys. And yes—it’s true that overseas you can score some pretty cool … Continue reading When people travel to the U.S., they bring an extra suitcase for these beauty buys