I'm Jewels, founder of travelJewels and dedicated to helping you live a full & intentional life through travel. On this site you will find detailed travel guides and tips focused on first-hand experiences.
When I was 20 years old, I was diagnosed with Lupus. Over the next 10 years, I lived in denial suppressing it and pushing through with life. Living with a chronic illness requires you to make intense adjustments to your everyday life, and if I wanted to continue traveling, I’d have to own it and do what works for me. The following tips have truly helped me
I've traveled to 28 countries, including many that would be considered high-risk for someone with a peanut allergy, and I've lived to tell the tale. Through trial and many errors, I've learned how to minimize the risks of traveling abroad with a nut allergy. Don't let your nut allergy stop you from seeing the world!Here are vital tips for traveling abroad with a nut allergy:
Self care is about nurturing your mind, body, and soul. It essentially comes down to doing what makes you feel good and balanced. At first glance, it may seem that talking about "self care" and travel is unnecessary. After all, travel can be viewed as a form of self care (it is definitely a way I nurture my soul). However, a lot of time, energy, and money goes into trip planning and trips themselves. Practicing self care is vital to be able to mentally and physically enjoy traveling. Here are my go-to self care practices that I treat myself to before, during, and after traveling: