Australia and its marvels – Part II

Australia and its marvels – Part II

We flew into Cairns, which is one of the closest airports to the Reef. Our Airbnb was 5-minute walk to Trinity Beach and shopping. Our general rule when we travel, is that we will have one meal per day at a restaurant and the other meals we will eat

Australia and its marvels – Part I

Australia and its marvels – Part I

Recently our travels took us to Australia. Swimming the Great Barrier Reef was always on Mr. Allergic Traveler’s bucket list.  It was not on mine, but clearly it was not a torturous affair. To ensure we had the best trip possible, I spent a lot of time beforehand researching. I learned about the vegetation, the animals, the food, all the poisonous

Humans vs Technology

Humans vs Technology

The biggest reason why we use humans versus technology is because for such an important translation, we want to ensure accuracy. Please allow me to explain further. To be specific, I am referring to why Allergic Traveler will always use human translators as opposed to online translation tools for our chef cards and our luggage tags

Benefits of human translators

In an “allergy

Mental Health Benefits of Travel, guest blog

Mental Health Benefits of Travel, guest blog

Dale Vernor is this month’s guest blogger. He discusses the mental health benefits of traveling.

There are numerous mental health benefits that come from traveling. Regardless of where you choose to travel, these benefits can come with you and continue to last long after you’ve returned from your trip. Understanding these benefits may

Traveling with Food Allergies – presentation

Traveling with Food Allergies – presentation

Over the past three months, I have had the privilege to speak about Traveling with Food Allergies. In March I was in Charlotte, in April I was in Columbus and in May I was in Jacksonville. I shared my experience, my tips, what to do and especially what NOT to do.

Each presentation was held at a food allergy conference, specifically The Gluten Free