Taken from my travel journal: Sunday, June 17, 2007, Australia I was almost turned away at the gate from my flight leaving Melbourne to go to Darwin because I mentioned my nut allergy. The ignorance and lack of empathy still freezes me into a state of shock sometimes and in […]
“What is this?” I questioned as I was handed a cup of liquid. It was my first year living in Italy and I was with a group of Italian friends one evening in late spring. One of them had just gone into the bar to get a bottle of wine […]
Here are some of the top risks that I avoid taking for safer travel when flying with food allergies.
There are parts of my life with food allergies that are non-negotiable. They stemmed from childhood and have continued into adulthood. I realize that not everyone has been walking this journey their entire lives, so I want to share with you the situations and behaviors that to me are too […]
I talk about using a chef card with food allergies all the time. I know. However, there is a reason. It is literally THE best tool I have ever decided to use.
I’ve found that traveling to Amsterdam with food allergies continues to improve with each trip as I learn more about the city. The first time I visited Amsterdam was back when I lived in Italy. Since then with work conferences in Europe, I’ve been lucky enough to visit Amsterdam twice within the past six months.