New Zealand, we need to talk about your hobbit travel videos

Travel News
Unless you’ve been living in Gollum’s cave for the last week, you’ll most likely have seen Air New Zealand’s latest in-flight video. It’s the third in their line of Hobbit-themed airline safety videos and just one of the country’s destination marketing videos drenched in Middle Earthiness. See the original post here:  New Zealand, we need to talk about your hobbit travel videos
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How to avoid travel sickness in winter

Travel sickness is caused by a disturbance in the inner ear as a result of repeated motion. The symptoms include nausea, vomiting, sweating and dizziness. If you are traveling in the dark either at night or during heavy fog or rain where your vision is obscured you will be susceptible to motion sickness. These are some precautions you can take to avoid suffering from it. If you are not driving and it is dark outside keep your eyes closed to prevent conflict between the eyes and the inner ear. Do not sit backwards from your direction of travel. Avoid eating heavy meals and avoid spicy, fatty foods before and during travel. Do not start a trip on an empty stomach, have a light starchy meal to settle the stomach and…
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How to keep kids healthy during a winter vacation

Travel Tips
Children are vulnerable to colds, flues and all other winter related illnesses. It can get worse when you are on vacation and have to travel by plane or train and from eating different types of foods. A sick child can ruin a vacation. Take preventive measures to ensure your child stays healthy and enjoys the vacation. Get necessary vaccines If you are travelling abroad visit the doctor and have the necessary vaccines to protect against possible illnesses. Eat healthy Make sure they eat a balanced diet and not load them with junk food and fizzy drinks, as this will reduce their immunity. Gradually introduce them to foods they are not used to. Wear proper clothing It is absolutely essential to make sure the child is properly covered to face the…
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