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Grata on the Go: Travel Routine

Updated: Dec 6, 2022

Summer is a wonderful time to travel, explore, and create memories with friends. Several of you have asked: how can one travel while maintaining routine, consistency, and balance? This summer I've traveled from NYC to Chicago, DC, Lake Waramaug, Long Island, Nantucket, and Denver.

Throughout my trips, I have tried to incorporate the following practices to help me feel more grounded while away:

  1. Bring a reusable water bottle and drink water!

  2. On the day of travel, I typically have 4 steps to optimal hydration:

  3. Drink one bottle en route to the airport

  4. Refill after security and finish another bottle pre-flight

  5. Refill before boarding and hold off on other beverages in-flight (unless a Sprite is calling my name)

  6. Refill once more at the destination airport before hopping in the car

  7. I stay dedicated to hydration throughout my travels by keeping my water bottle with me and remembering to drink lots of water at meals as well.

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