Top Transit Tips For Health Conscious Jetsetters
Oxygen Magazine Australia|Issue 99

Why is it that as soon as you hit the airport, all motivation to eat healthily and train regularly goes out the window? Suddenly the caramel slice or Big Mac, that would never have crossed your mind before beginning your holiday venture, becomes too hard to resist (tell us we’re not the only ones?!). It’s certainly important to enjoy our holidays and take a break from hardcore training and diet regimes. But in a world full of jetsetters who are travelling more and more frequently, it pays to be a little mindful of moving your body regularly and watching what you fuel with!

Yolisa Qunta

Here are the top transit tips that Oxygen journalist Yolisa Qunta found helpful during her recent holiday to Tanzania.

Holidays. Vacations. Getaways. Whatever you call it, there is no better phrase to describe a much-deserved break from life. According to a 2016 finding published by Roy Morgan Research, 77% of Australians planning a holiday in the next 12 months reported feeling more optimistic than those who had not planned one.

There is something wonderful in even the simple planning of a getaway. Personally, I like to spend hours looking at reviews of the destination online, scrutinising every detail. Part of the joy of getting away is the welcome break from routine, and experimenting in a new place.

This means anything from ditching the calorie counting to a new sleep routine and anything in between. The types of holidays I normally take involve shopping, taking a million photos to feed the beast that is my social media feed, and eating everything in sight.

This time around I'm going to try to do things a little differently. One of the goals was to tweak my vacation habits so they became more sustainable and in line with the other amazing goals I was trying to achieve. It is a jump to go from being a hedonist on holiday to a more mindful approach - but this is the year I'm trying to do and be better. So, when I got the opportunity to go on safari to the Selous Game Reserve, a very remote area in Tanzania, it seemed like the perfect time to try a more holistic way of holidaying.

1. Start with specific intentions

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