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They're baaack...well, actually they never really left. Ranging from around seven down to just one milimetre (a quarter to 1/32 of an inch) in size, cimex lectualarius lurk on mattresses and sheets and feed on your blood - usually at night while you sleep, and can cause reactions from patches of redness to good-size blisters, usually accompanied by itching and occasionally allergic symptoms. Bed bugs are tenacious - able to survive nearly a year without feeding - and getting rid of them

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It' ѕ that time оf year whеn fаmіlіеѕ are ѕеаrсhіng fоr vасаtіоn ѕроtѕ to еxрlоrе and еnjоу. Aѕk mоѕt реорlе whаt one of their fаvоrіtе сhіldhооd mеmоrіеѕ аrе аnd invariably fаmіlу vacations аrе оn thаt list.  Summertime іѕ the hеіght of whеn families tаkе tіmе аwау frоm thе usual tо rеlаx аnd еnjоу one another's company.  Getting аwау frоm іt аll іѕ аlѕо a perfect time to trу out nеw аdvеnturеѕ bу way оf ѕtауіng physically асtіvе.  Hеrе аrе ѕоmе ideas tо gеt уоu uр and mоvіng while on vасаtіоn:

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A travel writer who specializes in gastronomy reveals how he maintains his weight and health, despite overindulging on trips and in restaurants

I first learned about Ayurveda -- India’s ancient, holistic system of medicine -- at a weekend seminar sponsored by Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Mark Victor Hansen. The speakers were was Drs. Pankaj and Smita Naram, founders of the Ayushakti Clinic in Mumbai. It was an eye-opening presentation, and I arranged to go to his center for a f

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Or what every frequently-flying woman, and bride going on her honeymoon, needs to know about staying healthy and fit in the air.

If travel had a diva....someone who embodied the talent of looking great while facing the challenges, exhaustion, fun and frustration of Travel, it'd have to be Debbi Kickham.

Known to us in the travel world as Debbi Karpowicz, her most recent book The Globetrotters Get-Gorgeous Guide is pure Debbi: sassy, irreverent, helpful, fun to read and full of personality.


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Come Wellness beckons you to India - the land of Ayurveda, Yoga & Meditation

Ayurveda, the science of life, recommends healthy living, healthy eating, counselling, meditation, yoga, massage, group therapy and natural remedies to help the body and mind find balance.

Ayurveda can cure any type of disease/ailment without any side effects. More than cure ayurvedic medicine believes in prevention of diseases by eliminating the toxins in our body.

Some of them diseases ayurveda cures are:

  • Allergies
  • Alzheim
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5 Ways to Maintain Your Travel Fitness

9008738488?profile=originalFor those times when life doesn't have you exploring new territory, there are certain qualities of travel that need to be cultivated regularly or they are quickly lost to the comfort zone that becomes your familiar routine. Trouble is, routine is the antithesis of rewarding travel. To make sure that you're best prepared for your next trip, here are some ways to maintain your travel fitness while immersed in a work-a-day lifestyle.

1. Exercise and Stretch Regularly

Travel often involves sharp cont

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Bedbugs are ugly little creatures that suck your blood while you sleep, leaving nasty bite marks. And they seem to be everywhere, including in the headlines. With holiday travel season approaching, it’s important to know how to avoid bringing bedbugs home from your hotel. Here are some top tips for protecting yourself from bedbugs when you travel:

Before you book a hotel


When packing for your trip

  • sealable plastic bags are your best
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I want to be part of a Blue Zone.

What is a “Blue Zone,” you ask?

It is a place where people live happily and healthily for a very long time.

The term was popularized by author-educator-explorer Dan Buettner in his 2008 book, “The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from People Who’ve Lived the Longest.” Published by the National Geographic Society, Buettner identified places in the world there is a high concentration of persons over age 100, and there is a substantial disability-free and disease

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RELAX-05-300x280.jpg?width=300I know what you’re thinking, “I already know this.” The thing is we all do. And yet, most of us don’t heed the wisdom. We work, do, be in action, etc. often until we’re exhausted either physically, mentally or emotionally, or all three. There is always just “one more thing” to do, one more email to answer, one more task to finish. I’m as guilty of it as the next person.

Amazingly enough, if you should ever happen to get sick or injured, you find very quickly that “the world goes on without you.”

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In an effort to better service its customers, the travel insurance broker opted to open a second office in Mississauga as part of its expansion plan.

Brossard, Qc, (PR Publisher) June 5th, 2012:  SecuriGlobe a leader in the travel and health insurance industry, is announcing the opening of its new office in Mississauga, Ontario on June 11th, 2012.

The office located at 2233 Argentia Road, is offering the same line of health and travel insurance as well as insurance products exclusive to SecuriGlob

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A Yoga Vacation for Ultimate Relaxation

The reasons most people go on vacation are predominantly to relax, and get away from the hustle and bustle of their everyday lives. However, with all the stress involved of packing and preparing your vacation, just going away for a week or two can be anything but relaxing. Airports, forgetting things, delays, being around other travelers and so much more can cause unnecessary stress before we even get to our destination, and then again on the way back home. Travel stress is almost impossible to

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Volunteers Abroad and Vaccinations

“Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism.” - Samuel Butler. No one likes to fall ill when travelling, be it for volunteer work, but more so if you are taking a trip as a tourist. The risk for catching disease is increased when travelling to another continent. It is therefore advisable when you are travelling to any country for you to make sure you have all your immunization shots. Immunization schedules are usual personalized according to an individual immunization history,

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Every holiday is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture but what happens when good vacations go bad? Common travel illnesses like too much sun and sexually transmitted infections can be easily avoided if you apply common sense. But what about the nasty diseases that you might come across?Here are a few to watch out for:

1. Montezuma’s Revenge aka Traveler’s Diarrhea is probably the most common travel illness, because it can be found anywhere. Unfortunately it is also one o

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7 Travel Health Tips for Your Next Trip

by Phil Paoletta

Whether it’s a mild cold, a stubborn case of the runs, or occasionally something worse, many of us have had the unfortunate experience of getting sick on the road. Illness of any kind can derail or even ruin your trip, which is why it’s important to avoid catching something in the first place. Some of these tips will seem like no-brainers, but you’d be surprised how easily they can fall between the cracks in the whirlwind of travel. Stay mindful, though, and stay healthy.

Do S

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