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Nine tips to stay healthy when flying

April 17, 2015

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Staying healthy while flying

Ebola, measles, flu, blood clots and more seem to lurk everywhere. Read the news and you begin to imagine a thousand ways to get sick when sealed in a flying aluminum tube with 300 of your new best friends. Really, though, there is no need for fear and hysteria. Here are nine tips from HI Travel […]

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10 steps to packing smart for travel: list, assess, pack!

April 8, 2015

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Packing smart using lists, cubes, and smaller luggage

If you don’t travel a lot, packing for an adventure – be it global or domestic – can be daunting. Instead of spending months or weeks panicking over what to take, start thinking about the process as soon as you book your tickets. Here are a few tips from HI Travel Tales for packing smart […]

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Hotel room workout: Stay fit with what you have

February 6, 2015

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Hotel Room Workout Pushup

Can’t get to a real workout room to strengthen and tone? No worries. You can do a pretty good job maintaining fitness with a hotel room workout that uses what you have in the room and in your luggage. A hotel room workout just takes a little imagination. Think about each exercise you may normally […]

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Five essential travel apps for the globetrotter

January 19, 2015

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essential travel apps for mobile devices

Traveling takes planning and time. But it also takes flexibility, patience and an ability to adapt on the move. Late planes, canceled flights, delayed trains, no mobile signal, unfamiliar cities and foreign words can trip up even the most experienced traveler. Save the day with one or more of HI Travel Tales’ essential travel apps […]

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Travel fitness advice: Packing, clothes and gear

January 14, 2015

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Travel Fitness Advice Luggage

What you pack along will have a huge impact on whether you workout or how comfortable you are when you do. A friend of mine used to always have a just-in-case workout bag in his trunk “just in case a workout broke out,” he’d say. And that’s our travel fitness advice too. If you aren’t prepared, you […]

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Travel fitness tips: Plan ahead to stay on track

January 8, 2015

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Travel Fitness Tips Biking

Once your trip is planned and you’re thinking about how you can cut back wisely (per the advice in our article “Travel fitness tips: You can stay fit if you adapt”), it’s time to start plotting. Should we say planning? Nah, plotting. It’s time to “plot” hotels, tours, sightseeing, travel departure times and all that other […]

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Travel fitness tips: You can stay fit if you adapt

January 2, 2015

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travel fitness tips you can if you cut back

Whether you’re a frequent business traveler or heading out on a family vacation, don’t fall prey to the belief that travel has to be a devastating departure from your fitness routine. Staying fit while traveling isn’t as difficult as you may think. HI Travel Tales has a few travel fitness tips. Because we manage to […]

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Perfect travel gifts for under $35

December 10, 2014

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Travel Gifts Digital Luggage Scale

The experienced global travel team at HI Travel Tales knows what every business or holiday traveler wants and needs when it comes to receiving perfect travel gifts from family and friends. Little things — often items priced under $35 – can provide convenience and comfort. Or may even help save a little money. With that […]

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The Best Worldwide Travel Plug and Voltage Guide

October 30, 2014

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Worldwide Travel Plug Guide

If you are planning on traveling internationally, you will need more than a passport if you plan to pack items that require electricity – which means most everybody in today’s digital age. Nothing is more frustrating than getting to a country only to discover your plug will not work, which of course means your computer, […]

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