Naturopathic Medicine & Travel Health

Unlike Western Medicine, Eastern Medicine focuses on prevention in addition to remediation. The following is must-haves whenever you travel, and how to use them, courtesy of Dr. Holly Carling, O.M.D, L. Ac., Ph.D. Zand Insure Immune Support – Liquid If you tend to get sick when you travel, take a dropper-full 30 minutes before your flight and then […]

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Best Beaches | St. Thomas, USVI

Saphire Beach The beach is located on the east end at Sapphire Beach Resort. This was one of my favorite beaches due to the good snorkeling. Every time I went out, I saw at least one ray and one turtle in the grass beds. Coki Beach Located on Coki Point right before Coral World Ocean […]

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A Day in St. John

St. John is one of my favorite islands. Most of the island is protected land, making for an untouched landscape. Just like all the other Virgin Islands, it is brimming with history, lush green mountains, turquoise waters, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Due to the size of the island, it […]

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Best Beaches | St. John

Maho Bay Maho Bay is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been to. With turquoise waters, white powder sand, it is absolutely stunning. The beach is shaded by Maho Trees, a type of native hibiscus with heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers that slightly resembles a coconut palm. Look for sea turtles while […]

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How To Not Get Sick in Thailand

So, how do you avoid getting sick while in Thailand? Well, apparently I wouldn’t know. All these health and hygiene tips are courtesy of my doctor in the Bangkok Hospital. Most important of all – get travelers insurance! It was a last minute decision on my part, I never thought anything would go wrong, but it […]

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Dive | Koh Tao

  Chumphon Pinnacle – Widely considered Koh Tao’s premier dive site, Chumphon Pinnacle is also one of the island’s most challenging with occasionally strong currents. Ranging from depths of 12m to 40m, the site is a group of massive rocks arranged in a rough oval and running north to south. The site is about a […]

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My Travel Year of 2016

When I first landed in Koh Samui, there was graffiti on the side of the road just outside of the airport. It said, “Come to the edge” I said. “No we’re afraid” “Come to the edge” “No, we’re afraid we’ll fall” “Come to the edge” I said again. And they came And I pushed them. […]

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To Do List | Ko Samui

Koh Samui’s repertoire of things to do and see is varied and interesting. The island hosts a great deal of both natural and man-made attractions from mummified monks to the famous grandma and grandpa rocks (Hin Ta & Hin Yai) to waterfalls and more. If you aren’t planning on getting a rental car (which I […]

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Best Beaches | Ko Samui

I can tell you that the most popular beaches on Ko Samui are Lamai, Chawang, and Bophut. These beaches are tourist hubs due to the ample amounts of restaurants, hotels, bars, crowds, and parties, but it is my opinion that although beautiful, they are the least attractive of the beaches on the island primarily due […]

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To Do List | Ko Tao

Koh Tao offers wonderful landscapes, beautiful pristine beaches, hidden bays and some of the most amazing sunsets I’ve ever seen in my life. Not to mention the snorkeling and colorful coral formations. All this for a dirt cheap price. The ultimate to do list: Get dive certified! Ko Tao is one of the cheapest and most beautiful places to […]

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