Happy Wednesday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
Not long ago, I wrote about a couple that had died of bubonic plague after eating an infected animal. This resulted in several tourists from the U.S. and other countries who were in the town where the couple fell ill to be under quarantine while over 100 others were under close supervision. (By the way, I’ve updated that link to include the aftermath of the event).
Now that’s done, apparently we had another travel-related death. This time it’s rabies and honestly, it’s the kind of situation that could happen to any of us.
A married couple is believed to have died of bubonic plague and several dozen people who were in the town where the couple fell ill are now under quarantine while over 150 others are under close supervision.
The modern marvel known as flight is just amazing. I mean seriously, 100 years ago, could anyone ever dream that one day we’d be flying around the world in less time than it takes to drive from New York City to El Paso?
Of course, these superlong flights can potentially leave us with a few problems…spending multiple hours on a plane can put us at risk of catching whatever illnesses our fellow passengers have. Sitting for so long can make your legs swell up, or possibly even develop a DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis – a.k.a. blood clot in your leg). You’re going to be in a different time zone from what your body is used to (hello, jet lag!). And honestly, just being stuck on a plane for so many hours kind of saps people of energy.
But then you land and you usually have to do…something. Go to work. Start sightseeing. Visit with family. Whatever. So you really want to get back on a normal keel as quickly as you can. Here are some ways to do it.
Traveling to Walt Disney World isn’t easy. You run yourself ragged for the week before your trip, making sure everything at work is done, everything at home is done, everything you need is packed and that you’re all ready to go. You’ve spent a couple of late nights and didn’t get enough sleep. Then you board a plane full of people and are sealed in for several hours, surrounded by coughing, hacking and sneezing passengers who didn’t want to miss out on their vacations. You know what happens next, right? Runny, stuffy nose and coughing. Or maybe your child has an eye or ear infection. Or you might be suffering from a case of the stomach flu or food poisoning from that buffet last night. Whatever the cause, being sick while at Walt Disney World isn’t fun. After all, this is supposed to be the happiest place on earth, right?
Luckily, there are many ways to help you back on the way to wellness while in Orlando. Here are a few tips to help:
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