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Blog posts for tag: Health

Can Superfood Powders Make Me A Superhero?

7 Mar 2016
Categories: Health and Beauty     Tags: , , , , ,
The term ‘superfood’ gets thrown around a lot these days and you’ll see many charlatan smoothie companies, for example, making spurious claims that every ingredient that they pack into their Nutri-Bulleted shakes will give your powers the likes of which Charles Xavier et al. can only dream of. But are they really all that they’re cracked up to be?

Can Madeleine Shaw’s Get The Glow Cookery Book Change Your Life?

14 Oct 2015
Categories: Lifestyle     Tags: , , , ,
After meeting Madeleine at her Harvey Nichols Supper Club earlier in the year, I was really impressed by the buoyancy with which I left a four-course meal and decided that I had to explore this style of cooking further. ‘Get The Glow’ is a very accessible introduction to healthy living and eating without losing any of the flavour and richness of food...

The importance of a First Aid kit while travelling

18 Aug 2015
Categories: Travel News     Tags: , , ,
Whether you’re jetting off into the sun for a few weeks or planning an adventure closer to home, it’s wise to take a first aid kit on holiday with you. This also applies if you’re going on a road trip or have booked a world tour, as you never know when you’ll need essential medical equipment. Many of us take our health for granted, but here’s why first aid supplies are essential when travelling...

Holiday health tip: How to prevent ear pain during a flight

15 Jul 2015
Categories: Air Travel     Tags: , ,
Jetting off on holiday this year? Then you might be looking to protect your ears from in-flight pain. The discomfort up to one in three people experience is due to a rapid change in air pressure, which causes the air pocket inside the middle ear to expand during take-off and contract as the plane descends...

Things you should know about the European Health Insurance Card

12 Sep 2013
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , , ,

Having adequate health insurance is a must when travelling abroad and so our luxury travel blog takes an in-depth look at what the EHIC or European Health Insurance Card does and does not cover you for. The key thing to note however is that the card is NOT a substitute for proper travel insurance…