When it comes to hangover cures, Americans perfected the post-party Pedialyte, greasy breakfast sandwiches and hours of Netflix bingeing. But across the pond in Europe, there are a few other ways to get through this horrid period of alcohol recovery. Here are a few storied hangover cures Europeans rely on.
In the northern countries like Finland and Russia, imbibers head to the sauna the day after for a good sweat session. They believe they can sweat out the toxins from the alcohol by amping up the heat and spending time in the steamy environment.
In Poland and other Eastern European countries where alcohol is a part of the daily routine, locals rehydrate with a spot of pickle juice or sauerkraut juice. The juice is often served as a sort-of soup in countries like Lithuania and Ukraine, topped with hearty meats and a dollop of sour cream.
Tripe is a fancy culinary word for the intestines of an animal, and Eastern Europeans in Romania, Greece and Bulgaria don’t think twice about slurping down their own version of a hearty tripe stew after a night of indulgence.
Even though Mediterranean cultures tend to drink in moderation, they still may require a strategy every so often to offset the effects of too much wine. They tend to eat greasy, fried potatoes and seafood while they drink to prevent a hangover from even happening in the first place.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Start your explorations of Gettysburg with breakfast, but not just any breakfast. Gettysburg has many delightful bed and breakfasts worth a stay. If you book a stay at Baladerry Inn, you not only get a comfy, spacious guestroom in a historic home once a Civil War hospital, but you also dine on a scrumptious, hearty breakfast each morning, and it’s all included in your room rate.