Two amateur cooks explore the world of cooking for a Crohn's and Colitis diet

Archive for October, 2016

IBD and International Travel

 

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On my way to Liverpool, UK for a conference!

International travel with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be tough. I have traveled to 4 continents since being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and with every trip I have learned a little more along the way. While I have not had to keep medication cold for the duration of a flight or had to worry about getting infusions abroad, travelling still knocks me out. The lack of sleep, jet lag and new foods tend to shock my body. The effects are often exacerbated by the fact that I have IBD. Over the years, I strived to figure out how to make the most of my travel and stay healthy while still enjoying local cuisine!

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