A Backpacker’s Guide to Healthy Eating: Volume 1

As many of you are aware, Conor and I spent the better part of the last two months backpacking through the UK and Europe. I had grand designs of updating the blog as we went along, but without access to a computer (and ending every day exhausted), those fell through pretty quickly. So I apologize for the extended, though not entirely unexpected, hiatus.

If you are anything like me – that is, have an incredibly sensitive digestive system, thanks to IBS and all the rest – travelling is tough. I mean really tough. From the moment we landed in Dublin, my digestive system decided it was on holiday too, and I bloated up like a balloon. It seemed like no matter how much effort I put into getting my daily dose of greens (and in the UK, it does seem to take a lot of effort), I remained uncomfortable, to say the least. I made sure to bring along my digestive enzymes and a good probiotic, but nothing seemed to help. But that is my travel reality, and is hopefully something the rest of you will not have to face.

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