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by 668 · about 6 hours ago

Is anyone else here a backpacker? I have not been on a long trip in about a year, but I used to be an avid backpacker. Going for a weekend and packing/eating Paleo is easy, but if you need to carry 5 - 7 days worth of food and weight AND volume... (more)

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pfw 0 · June 07, 2010 at 7:34 PM

Lex Rooker style pemmican! http://www.traditionaltx.us/images/PEMMICAN.pdf You can find plans for his $10 dehydrator (dead simple to make and use) here: http://www.traditionaltx.us/images/JerkyDrierInstructions.pdf I use this when playing... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

been paleo for two and a half years, was perfect for the first year which i attribute to just graduating college and having lots of free time and energy. However once i started working things started to get rough. I work as a case manager for... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 12, 2014 at 3:37 AM

If you do go out, Cobb salad with oil/vinegar or omelet with tomato on the side are good choices. Don't get confused between Ancestral, Primal and Paleo. People talk about them as if they're the same, but they're preferences on a range of... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

Yo! Anyone have a good hack for surviving a red eye flight? I believe it's a 6 hour flight, hour layover, then another 1 or 2 hour flight to my destination. Last time I tried magnesium + 5-HTP which did not put me to sleep and I was a mess the... (more)

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daz 0 · August 31, 2013 at 6:51 AM

You need to adjust your circadian rhythm (tho i'm guessing you knew that already). Some people have success with bright light therapy &/or melatonin. Melatonin can be taken a few days before your flight as well, to tweak your circadian rhythm... (more)

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by 15 · about 6 hours ago

I have the chance to travel to Viet Nam. I am Paleo because it helps me, but also because I MUST be. A bit of rice here, some gluten there, etc will definitely make me very sick. Does anyone have any experiences, advice? I have traveled widely... (more)

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elf27 0 · August 21, 2013 at 2:06 PM

So...most of vietnam uses rice as the accompaniment for every dish. So if you eat out, because their portions are smaller, order double! I found their pork, chicken and meat to be on par with US prices ($4-$7 per pound) so meat is not the central... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

I've been Paleo for about two months (GF and DF for four months). Feel some obvious improvements, but still struggle with fatigue and low energy. (Feel like I never get the balance of proteins/fats right or something, but it's a work in progress,... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · July 03, 2013 at 3:49 AM

Just remember to keep your priorities clear. The most important health goals are probably not going to be paleo ones, they're going to be staying hydrated, keeping your electrolytes up, and getting enough calories. Don't let yourself get hungry or... (more)

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by 247 · about 6 hours ago

Hey there! I am a german paleo girl and I'm going for a backpacking tour throught Australia (well, actually I just decided today because my inner voice told me not to study laws from the first day but first, to see the world and get some sun -... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 01, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Hostelling might be your best bet in this case. There are hostels in most of the major cities (probably the smaller ones as well, but I never made it to those) and they usually have kitchens with cooking implements and a large # of refridgerators... (more)

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by 15 · about 6 hours ago

Soo......this is getting to me.....it feels like I can't complete this 30 day challenge since I'm traveling.....I went to Texas Roadhouse....ordered a fillet mignon, steamed veggies and baked potato...no seasoning, butter, etc. Veggies and potato... (more)

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scilla 0 · June 05, 2013 at 2:47 AM

I felt like Texas Roadhouse was one of the more enjoyable restaurant experiences I've had since going gluten free/paleo. I ordered a grilled steak, a baked potato and another baked sweet potato. The waitress was attentive when I explained my dairy... (more)

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by 15 · about 6 hours ago

I am new to the paleo lifestyle, and I travel a lot for work, in fact, I'll be on the road the next three months. I have researched tons a snack ideas as I'll be travelling by car. My question is how cook and eat a balanced paleo diet. I plan on... (more)

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Maarten 0 · May 11, 2013 at 3:39 PM

I'm not doing this myself so better answers then mine will probably follow... What i"d do: Get: - a slowcooker - a unit to freeze / cool prepared and unprepared food in - a simple array of acids and herbs - a big tub of coconut oil Make it... (more)

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by 1981 · about 6 hours ago

I am going to be outside 24 hours a day until November, in California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, DC, Delaware and Connecticut. Should I bother continuing with vitamin D... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 13, 2013 at 2:03 AM

Depends. There are many variables. Are you sunbathing daily in a swimsuit or shorts for at least 20 min between 11-2 with a fair complexion? Then probably not for the D3. If you can't get enough liver on the road, then maybe to the CLO. Or... (more)

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by 379 · about 6 hours ago

My boyfriend and I are taking advantage of the latter half of spring break and leaving tomorrow for a long weekend away. We'll be staying in a hotel room with a mini fridge and microwave. Does anyone have some good, non-dessert recipes for... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · March 08, 2013 at 4:42 AM

you can microwave sweet potatoes and bacon. here's some other... (more)

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by 1974 · about 6 hours ago

July 1, I am moving to Guinea, West Africa for over two years. For the first few months of this, I will be living with a host family and will have very little control of my diet. After the first few months though, I will be living on my own and... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · February 21, 2013 at 12:49 PM

How about you bring cash so that you can provide for your host family? I suspect that meat is occasional because it is expensive. If you want to come across as the weird foreigner who brought meat in her luggage, by all means, pack jerky. (more)

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by 153 · about 6 hours ago

Hi all, I need some help! Due to work I'll be living in a hotel for the next 2 weeks. No microwave, no fridge. Obviously there are grocery stores near by but I need to plan ahead so I don't spend $$$ eating out. So far I've planned; Hard boiled... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · February 02, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Have you contacted the hotel to see if you can rent a small dorm-sized fridge? Most places have them. Ice is always iffy long term. In my dorm days (back in the cave man days) I did a LOT of cooking in an electric fry pan. You can buy one... (more)

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by 1981 · about 6 hours ago

I will be traveling 4000 miles on foot, starting in May of this year. What are some good choices for traveling food that will keep in my pack for several days, and provide decent nutrition to fuel long days of walking, that I will be able to... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · January 23, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Depends on your route what will be available, of course! Get one of these or something like it:... (more)

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by 1614 · about 6 hours ago

My wife, our toddler and I will be vacationing in Costa Rica for about 10 days. The big mistake is we didn't arrange to stay in lodging that includes a kitchen. It sounds like it might be quite a challenge to get enough to eat when eating out... (more)

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jen_paleo 0 · January 08, 2013 at 10:59 PM

i went in the summer! and it depends on where you'll be going - coastal and you'll be fine with plenty of fresh fish and ceviche (raw fish cooked in lime) as well as tropical fruits and salad breakfast includes eggs as well as fried plantain... (more)

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by 3742 · about 6 hours ago

Travel can affect our health in several ways: 1) We are exposed to lots of germs from all around the world 2) We are exposed to radiation, from flying and to a smaller degree security 3) Time changes and odd hour flights require changes to our... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · December 10, 2012 at 4:22 AM

I try not to fast when travelling if I can avoid it. As you say, we are already putting our bodies through plenty of stress, so I don't think adding the stress of fasting is ideal. Whole fruit is almost always accessible in airports, and I'm not... (more)

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by 789 · about 6 hours ago

Or whichever recipe you find to be delightful. Looking for something that is easy to have sit in a car for about three hours, as we're traveling out of town to meet family. Thanks!

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CD 0 · November 21, 2012 at 1:51 AM

This one travels pretty well. You can cook it the day before, let it cool in the fridge, and then just throw it in the oven when the turkey comes out. http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/butternut_squash_apple_cranberry_bake/ (more)

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by 158 · about 6 hours ago

I'm staying in a hotel and planning to leave tomorrow morning. I'm not travelling home until late in the pm (11pm) so I've got big plans for breakfast so I don't have a hunger crash. 3 rashes of bacon 4 eggs Butter Mushrooms ( half cup) Spinach... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 08, 2012 at 3:23 PM

When I travel I'll usually do 6-8 eggs and about a 1/2 lb of bacon for breakfast. That usually can hold me for 36-48 hours with no hunger at all. I don't get too fancy with my breakfast. I try to get as much fuel as possible.

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by 175 · about 6 hours ago

I am going to India for two months. Since I am from Europe I am not adapted to indian environment and its germs, so I will be more susceptible to any sickness or poisoning - people who have already visited India know what I am talking about. Any... (more)

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VB 0 · October 03, 2012 at 8:59 PM

A guy I know got some kind of bad virus/infection by swallowing shower water in a five-star hotel in India. I forgot what the disease is called, but once it is in your system, you cannot get rid of it. Another guy I know had a shot of vodka with... (more)

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by 609 · about 7 hours ago

I might be heading to Jordan soon (yes in the Middle East) and am a little concerned, not by the tension in the area nor the religion and religious laws, as I will be considered a tourist, and have experience in other places that have such... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · August 14, 2012 at 10:21 AM

I haev worked in Dubai and Iran. In Iran a lot of the dishes were meat and then rice etc on the side so I just had the meat and vet. It was fine, much much bette food on the whole than most of us eat in the UK and US. Teheran airport was like... (more)

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by 55 · about 7 hours ago

Hi everyone and thank you in advance for your help. My wife and I are planning on a long weekend travelling by bike along the South of England and camping along the way. We will be taking everything with us that we need but I am a little... (more)

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KA24 0 · August 12, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Macadamia nuts. Almond butter. Beef Jerky. Coconut oil and dark chocolate (depending on temperature). In England, you should be fine. I also really like taking canned fish (tuna, sardines, kippers, salmon) if you have some room and are able... (more)

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by 290 · about 7 hours ago

I am signing up to embark on the 10 day excursion to the holy land for Winter. As a 4 year Paleo veteran, I am concerned with the available dietary options most of my friends who went on the trip discussed with me (Fried Falafel, Hummus, Israeli... (more)

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MattL 0 · August 03, 2012 at 1:44 PM

i went on birthright two years ago and it was fairly easy to keep paleo. in the mornings there was normally some sort of buffet with tons of hard boiled eggs, israeli salads, coffee, baba ganoush, etc. Plenty of 'strict' paleo options. For... (more)

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by 163 · about 7 hours ago

Hi all, I'll be traveling to Rotterdam, Netherlands (and around South/Zuid Holland in general) and Reykjavik, Iceland at the end of the summer and would love to hear about any suggestions for traditional/local/possibly Dutch or Icelandic paleo... (more)

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Maria_Anna 0 · July 26, 2012 at 3:18 PM

I'm from Amsterdam.... I recommend you try to eat salted or soused herring. You can also pick another one of our cold water fish. Or seafood like Northsea shrimp, clams and stuff... Shop for groceries at a "Natuurwinkel". It's sorta like... (more)

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by 4258 · about 7 hours ago

I know it's an oddly specific question. Still, I'm a member of the Couchsurfing.org community, and there doesn't seem to be a paleo group. I'm going to NYC from tomorrow (June 24) until July 22, to finish my practicum for my MA. My housing fell... (more)

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by 23 · about 7 hours ago

Hi everyone I am flying to London from New Zealand in a week and have a one night stopover in Singapore on the way. I have quite a lot of supplements, krill, fish oil, d3, k2, thyroid meds, melatonin, phosphatydil serine, coq10, rhodiola,... (more)

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Epic_Beauty_Guide 0 · June 07, 2012 at 10:01 PM

I've never had a problem traveling with supplements. I have flown a ton this year (including internationally) and I just put them in a supplement/pill case. I have one of those cases with every day of the week marked on there, and I use each... (more)

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by 193 · about 7 hours ago

I'm traveling from Berlin to Dresden to Prague to Nuremburg to Frankfurt in a few weeks and I'm wondering if anyone has some recommendations on paleo friendly cafes, restaurants, etc. Or, if you have any suggestions on German fare that suits our... (more)

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ChenZhen 0 · May 30, 2012 at 3:53 PM

I've heard only good things about the Sauvage in Berlin, I think it's the world's first paleo restaurant http://www.sauvageberlin.com/

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