Jet Lag Explained

Bella Breakdown If you are an avid traveler, or if you’ve only traveled a handful of times across a time zone, than you are probably aware of the term, ‘jet lag’. You have just gotten off of a 5+ hour flight and find yourself in a time zone that is anywhere from 3 to 12 (maybe even more) hours. You feel sluggish, maybe even a little loopy because your entire daily schedule is completely different now. You might find you’re sleeping in later, or waking up earlier because of your ‘circadian rhythm’ is completely off. Your ‘circadian rhythm’ is...

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Things To Do In Portland

Bella Breakdown If you are a fan of, ‘Portlandia’, and have been inspired to go to one of the hippest cities in the country, you might want to get a list of things to do before you go. There is a lot to see that is not only awesome to experience, but perfect to put on Instagram as well. 1. Willamette River Blow up an inner tuber and float down the Willamette river, where you can leisurely float through downtown Portland and get to see all of the sites. Or, you can take a boat ride, paddle board, and...

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Best Vacation Spots For Dog Lovers

Bella Breakdown If I chose to put a bumper sticker on my car, it would probably be “I brake for Huskies”. I’m a huge dog lover, Huskies and Malamutes specifically. If I could travel to a place where those were the only dogs I could interact with I would… oh wait, I can. There are a lot of places, no matter what type of dog lover you are, that you can vacation to and enjoy spending time with the animals. 1. Snowy Adventures If you go somewhere that gets a lot of snow such as Alaska, Colorado, Canada, Norway,...

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An Exclusive Italian Island You Have To Apply For

Bella Breakdown We all know that celebrities are vacationing a lot better than us normal folk. They are always out at some obscure island, that you have probably never heard of. Italy has one island that you might have heard of as a child: the island of Monte Cristo. The exclusivity of this island is so intense, that you know people are vying to get a peak at this Italian island. The island of Monte Cristo only has four people leaving on it, and there are only two times a year that people are allowed to visit the island....

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West Coast Labor Day Vacations

Bella Breakdown If you find yourself on the west coast this week, you might want to plan a little trip to one of the amazing places California has to offer. Maybe you didn’t plan anything for Labor Day, and now as the weekend is approaching you are thinking it might be a good idea to pack up some stuff and have yourself a Labor Day vacay. However, where are you going to go now that it is so last minute? Here are a few places you should vacation to if you want to have a last minute, Labor Day...

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Traveling While Pregnant

Bella Breakdown Sometimes it is inevitable that you’ll have to travel while you are pregnant. For me, personally, I threw up on every plane ride I had to take while I was pregnant. It was not fun, but hey I had to do it! There are a few tips that might make your traveling experience while pregnant a whole lot easier for you and the bun in your oven. 1. Hydrate Drinking a lot of water is a necessity while pregnant, but it’s important to be hyper aware of how much water you’re drinking. We tend to be neglectful...

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