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  • How to Plan a Better Vacation, According to Science

    Why taking a break in nature can make you a better person. 

    Posted by Chantel Delulio on July 28, 2016 at 5:25:00 PM EDT in News Tagged: News,
  • Top 10 Tips for Avoiding Jet Lag

    Most travelers try to make the most of their limited time overseas, yet fail to take into account the leap in time zones they make in a matter of hours. It can take your body's internal clock several days to catch up to that leap, and in the meantime you’re likely to experience the disruption of your sleeping and waking cycle. Here are our top tips to fight jet lag.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on February 02, 2014 at 12:38:09 PM EST in Travel Tips Tagged: San Diego, losangeles
  • 6 Top Fitness & Wellness Resorts for 2014

    Kick off your new year's resolution-primed vacation by booking a trip to a close-to-home resort where health and fitness get top billing.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on January 02, 2014 at 2:03:13 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Hotel Fitness Trends You Need to Know Now

    Hotels are offering more than a handful of old treadmills in their gyms these days. From in-room workouts in NYC and London to marathon challenges in the Caribbean, these trends are taking off.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on July 15, 2013 at 4:33:13 PM EDT in Hotels
  • I Survived a Weekend at Canyon Ranch

    Kale juice, daily workouts, and herbal purification treatments—not our typical vacation trifecta. But we sucked it up and spent a (surprisingly glorious) weekend at Canyon Ranch.

    Posted by Dana McMahan on July 08, 2013 at 1:55:19 PM EDT in Spas, Hotels
  • 5 Ways to Get Bikini-Ready On the Go

    All those fabulous summer trips to the beach or on the lake are around the corner. (Finally!) So to get us all ready, we turned to some health and wellness experts for their top tips.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on May 30, 2013 at 4:26:20 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • 7 Best Spa Retreats for 2013

    With spring comes that wonderful feeling of renewal (even if the temps haven't quite risen yet). Go beyond spring cleaning and escape from your winter-induced cocoon with a luxe spa retreat.

    Posted by Sandra Ramani on March 25, 2013 at 4:27:05 PM EDT in Spas, Trip Ideas
  • How to Tour Disney While Pregnant

    Touring Disney takes a lot of planning and preparation. Multiply that by, well, a lot, if you happen to be pregnant. Our writer provides her own time-tested tips for hitting the park while pregnant.

    Posted by Leigh Jenkins on January 03, 2013 at 4:30:07 PM EST in Travel Tips
  • 7 Tips for Staying Healthy On Holiday

    What are you supposed to do in the face of so many frosted cookies followed by frosted drinks? Everything in moderation, we say. Even on holiday, you can stay healthy and fit with these easy tips.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on December 21, 2012 at 11:28:21 AM EST in Travel Tips
  • Travel Tech: Top Fitness Gadgets

    Working out and skipping town don't usually go together, but they should. With a whole new range of activities in new places, there's no reason not to pack these gadgets to get fit on the go.

    Posted by Scott Tharler on September 17, 2012 at 2:40:44 PM EDT in Travel Tech
  • Travel Tip: Healthy Snacks for Flights

    Indulging on vacation is a favorite pastime of ours, but we don't toss out our healthy diets until we actually land. Here are a NYC-based trainer's top picks for healthy snacks to bring on the flight.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on September 17, 2012 at 1:00:08 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Apps for Having a Healthier Layover

    Layovers mean having to navigate another airport (and its food options) before your holiday. Don't debate which Auntie Anne's pretzel seems healthiest, with these apps you can stay healthy in any airport.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on September 04, 2012 at 10:44:40 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Top Fitness Picks for Travelers

    Staying fit on the road is not the easiest task. But save a little room in your suitcase for these fitness finds, and you'll feel even better about all those must-have holiday indulgences.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on June 25, 2012 at 3:43:44 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • How to Look Good on the Go

    Traveling can be a rough on your beauty routine, what with jet lag, lack of sleep, and airport snacks. So pick up these 8 key products that will keep you from looking like your passport photo in real life.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on May 22, 2012 at 5:34:24 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • How to Beat Jetlag and Sleep Better on the Go

    Why is it that we toss and turn under those crisp, white hotel sheets when we travel? We asked Ph.D nutritionist and author Joanne Lichten for her secrets to beating jetlag and getting some sleep.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on May 15, 2012 at 3:21:58 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Q & A on Cruise Travel Insurance

    Anyone that travels regularly knows that cruise vacations can quickly go bust: cruise line bankruptcies, cancelled flights, lost luggage—the laundry list of potential problems reads nail-bitingly long. We've sat down with travel insurance expert Carol Mueller, of Travel Guard, for this Q & A on how travel insurance can help safeguard you and your cruise vacation.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on March 23, 2012 at 8:13:00 PM EDT in Cruises
  • Burn off vacation calories during layovers at select US and Canadian airport gyms

    Long layovers don't have to be only about sitting around or shopping. These days they can be about burning off vacation calories. Check out for lists of health clubs that are in or near many U.S. and Canadian airports.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 23, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Find Paris’s best place to go running

    Shed the weight on this scenic track in Paris.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 18, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Best City Hotels for Yoga

    Access to yoga while on vacation is a must for many, and while there’s no shortage of exotic spa and wellness resorts that offer expert-instructed classes on the beach or in the jungle, what happens when you want to fit in a little Zen time during a city trip? It seems many city hotels fall short in the yoga department, with oftentimes little more than a boring beginner class thrown in here and there, usually held too early in the morning for most tastes. Fear not: You can count on a good stretch and a clear mind at these yoga-conscious city hotels.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 01, 2012 at 2:25:46 PM EST in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Top Tips for Staying Healthy at Sea

    Your cruise vacation should be refreshingly carefree—and we want you to keep it that way. Avoid health risks on the high seas with some expert advice on staying healthy at sea. We've sat down with Dr. Robert Wheeler, a former medical doctor aboard various cruise ships and the current in-house medical director for On Call International, a company that provides customized travel and medical assistance packages. Herewith his insights from our Q&A session, primed for keeping you healthy at sea.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on February 26, 2012 at 9:50:30 AM EST in Cruises