Traveling anywhere hundreds of people share seats is enough to set off any germaphobe’s anxiety. There are ways to limit your contact with airplane seats, though.
Seat Sitters posits itself as a solution for the question of unhealthy travel wherever community seats are a question. The kits come in adult and child sizes and include hand sanitizer, a physical seat cover to literally separate you from the seat in question and more.
If you aren’t interested in buying an entire kit in the pursuit of staying healthy, I have plenty of other suggestions for you.
Keep some travel hand sanitizer on your person, and make sure to use it whenever you eat or after touching anything that lots of other people also touch. Follow this procedure for eating, as well. When it comes time to use your seatback tray, make sure you disinfect it before putting anything on it.
Before you leave, boost your immune system. Check with your doctor to see if they recommend supplements. At the very least, some oranges and orange juice definitely won’t hurt.
Finally, make sure you wash your hands at every possible opportunity. You should probably wash your hands regularly anyway, but neglecting to wash your hands after moving through airports and passing through security can be disastrous.
The Fear of Missing Out greatly affects students who study abroad. For months students look forward to the countries they will call home, whether for a semester or a year, and then after they arrive, the loneliness and separation sets in. It’s difficult to be away from family and friends for a long amount of time and studying abroad is no exception, no matter how badly a student wants to fall in love with their city.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Breweries are everywhere today and, while many craft and microbreweries specialize in particular styles of beer, few are quite as specialized as Ghent Gruut Brewery in Ghent, Belgium. Here, the current craze for hop-heavy India Pale Ales is entirely eschewed as absolutely no hops at all are used in the brewing process. Before you clamor to claim this can’t be beer at all as everyone knows the four ingredients of beer are grain, water, yeast, and hops, consider hops weren’t actually added to beer until the 13th century. Before then, all beers were flavored with herbs and spices, or gruut, as the French population of medieval Ghent called them.
For many couples, honeymoons serve as a once-in-a-lifetime luxurious trip, often fulfilling a bucket list destination or experience. South Africa is one of those places. The country offers a variety of experiences, whether you want a relaxing or adventurous honeymoon.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., with some of the most beautiful views of the nation’s capital, Alexandria, Virginia, is one of the most endearing small cities in America. From the historic charm of Old Town to the artistic development of the waterfront and the bohemian flair of Del Ray, Alexandria has something for everyone. With increased attention comes an ever-exploding culinary scene and, despite its size, Alexandria already overflows with excellent options. These five will give you the best representation of the city’s diverse scene.