All posts by Juhie Bhatia

Toronto born and Brooklyn based, Juhie Bhatia has covered health, food and women's issues for over 10 years as an editor and reporter. When not writing about these issues, she's plotting ways to travel more and satisfy her never-ending wanderlust, having reported from Liberia to London, Morocco to Malaysia. She's currently the managing editor of Women's eNews, and has previously worked as an editor at Global Voices Online and Everyday Health. Follow her on Twitter @juhiebhatia.
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Verona/flickr/Kevin Poh

Venice is likely the first place that comes to mind when considering a Northern Italian holiday. It’s hard to resist the gondola rides down the Grand Canal, endless bridges, Gothic palaces, and bustling central square Piazza San Marco. But with Venice’s beauty comes hordes of tourists, disappointing food, and a... Read More

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Bologna, Italy/iStock

When you dream of an Italian getaway, perhaps you imagine drinking wine in Tuscany, lazing on the Amalfi Coast, or carbo-loading in Rome. But there’s an often overlooked, lesser-known part of Italy that also deserves some consideration. Emilia Romagna, in the country’s north between the Po River, the Adriatic Sea... Read More

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iStock

With the Summer Olympics kicking off in Rio de Janeiro, many travelers are questioning if it’s safe to head to Brazil and other countries affected by the Zika virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) doesn’t recommend that most people cancel their travel plans. Still, there’s concern... Read More

 flickr/Kokorowa Shinjin
flickr/Kokorowa Shinjin

As people gear up for their summer getaways, Europe remains a hot destination. But two weeks ago the U.S. State Department issued a travel warning for Americans traveling to Europe because of an increased risk of terrorist attacks at major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers, and on transportation. With recent... Read More

Zika virus map - CDC
CDC

Updated April 2016 Rising reports of the Zika virus may have some travelers rethinking their travel plans. So far, it’s spread to roughly 30 countries and regions, mostly in Latin America and the Caribbean — including popular tourist spots like Jamaica, Costa Rica, Brazil and Mexico. This has prompted the... Read More

Valle dell’Acate, Sicily
Valle dell’Acate

Sicily, the largest of the Mediterranean islands, has something for everyone. With sandy beaches, ancient ruins, a still-active volcano, and ultra-fresh cuisine, it’s no wonder people flock to this most southern part of Italy. And lately there’s a new reason: Sicily’s becoming a wine lover’s paradise. ... Read More

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The last thing you want to think about on vacation is how to eat well. But overindulging while away can mean extra work to get back in shape when you return home. The good news? There are lots of little things you can do to minimize the damage and take advantage of... Read More

tourism fiji

As the days continue to get colder, you may find yourself fantasizing about your next tropical getaway. While the Caribbean islands are a popular choice, it’s worth the extra hours on the plane to head to the South Pacific instead. Of the thousands of postcard-perfect islands in this vast region... Read More