How I Got Shingles From Too Much Travel and How to Avoid It

Shingles

I went to the doctor last Wednesday because I had a really nasty earache, which felt like someone was stabbing my inner ear with a pin. Each time, the pain would only last for a split second but it would make my eyes water and part of my body twitch. I was surprised when the […]

Travel Product of the Week: DUBS Acoustic Filters

DUBS

This might be a great stocking stuffer for a loved one that loves to travel and listen to music. DUBS Acoustic Filters are advanced tech earplugs comprising 17 different parts that make hearing protection fashionable (LA Times). DUBS reduce volume without sacrificing the clarity of sound, so they’re great for concerts, clubs, loud stadiums, and noisy airplanes. […]

Travel App of the Week: Restaurant Nutrition

Restaurant Nutrition App

We’re all trying to eat healthy these days but for frequent travelers, it seems like it’s getting even tougher (at least, that’s my lame excuse.) This free Restaurant Nutrition app (compatible with iOS and Android) can come in handy especially in airports where the only choices are chain restaurants. The app can help you make […]

Travel Product of the Week: Senza Care Toothbrush

Senza Care Toothbrush

UPDATED: I NO LONGER RECOMMEND BUYING IT! Another cool new travel product I learned about while walking the Travel Goods Tradeshow floor was the Senza Care Toothbrush ($18.95). It’s an electric toothbrush that’s perfect for travelers since it’s not very big (about the size of a large pen) and doesn’t come with any cords or […]

Product of the Week: UltiBrush

UltiBrush

Here’s a clever travel invention…All-in-one toothbrush, complete with toothpaste, floss, mirror, and a protective cap. UltiBrush is good for 40-50 uses, is TSA friendly and costs $12.

Product of the Week: Pocket Purifier

Pocket Purifier

I admit I’m a borderline Germaphobe. When I travel I wipe down airplane seats, hotel rooms and rental cars with anti-bacterial wipes. I’m about to step it up a notch with the new Pocket Purifier. It’s a lightweight, convenient way to sanitize surfaces and objects with the same UV-C light that hospitals use to sterilize […]

App of the Week: Urgent Care app

Urgent Care App

Being sick is a scary thing, especially if you are traveling and away from home. For those that need a medical consultation but can’t get a hold of their doctor they can now turn to the Urgent Care app. This unique app combines one-touch access to a nurse for advice 24 hours a day, 7 […]

App of the Week: Web MD

App of the Week: Web MD

There’s nothing worse than being sick, except being sick on the road. If you can’t get a hold of your doctor then you might want to turn to Web MD’s free App — available on both iPhone and Android. You can check your symptoms with their symptom checker, access drug and treatment information, get first […]