How I stay healthy while traveling {cruise pics inside!}

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Healthy Travel Tips

What is one thing I absolutely never forget to pack when I’m going on vacation??

My healthy habits 😉

All joking aside… It’s true. I find that I enjoy myself more and feel wayyyy more relaxed when I stay true to myself and what works best for my body. Today I’m sharing exactly what I did to feel AMAZING even when surrounded by endless buffet meals and all the desserts on my family cruise last week.


When we’re traveling, we often use it as an excuse to throw our entire healthy living routine out the window and just indulge. Now don’t get me wrong, I totally support living it up while on vacay, just not to the point where you come home from a week away feeling bloated, sluggish and blah – because that’s no fun.

Here are three totally do-able tips for a FABULOUS and fun vacation:

My Healthy Travel Tips:

  1. Stick with your non-negotiables {as best you can}! Whatever makes you feel your best in your regular life is just as essential when you are on vacay. Are you a morning journaler? Bring your notebook along! Is running something you know makes you feel your best? Don’t forget to pack your sneakers. I actually usually work out MORE on vacation because I have more free time.
  2. Stay super hydrated before, during and after travel. Traveling, especially flying, is super dehydrating, so it’s especially important to drink up. Water, water and more water. Buy yourself a few big bottles right when you get to your destination and then keep your mini fridge stocked. Dehydration is the cause of so many issues: constipation, sluggish metabolism, low energy, headaches, irritability, sugar cravings, trouble sleeping, muscle cramps and fatigue… I definitely don’t want ANY of those making an appearance during my vacation if I can help it.
  3. Take your probiotics!  It’s easy for things to get, well, uncomfortable when traveling and being constipated when all you are wearing is a swimsuit? Not my idea of a good time. Taking your probiotics (and water, and movement!) is a great way to stay regular while your schedule might be less-than-so. My current fave probiotics are from Enzymedica and you can check them out here!

Want more ideas for how to feel your best (and stay regular!) while on the go? I was recently interviewed by Travel + Leisure – check out the full article and more gut-friendly travel tips here: How to Keep Your Gut Healthy While Traveling.

What do you focus on to feel your best when on vacation? Leave a comment below and let me know! I can’t wait to hear from you.


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6 thoughts on “How I stay healthy while traveling {cruise pics inside!}

  1. Thank you for sharing! I usually gain 5-1lb on the cruise, because I do feel like it’s a free zone for indulgence. I’ll be prepared for the next time! Can you please tell more about magnesium powder and chlorophyll pills?

  2. I had to fly to the cruise location so I had to be at the airport at 5 in the morning. Spent two days there before ship. Finally went second day on ship. Had a hard time staying regular throughout. Really is the 5 o’clock plane that starts it all.

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