Tuesdays are Your Turn – Asthma Travel Tips
With all these trip-planning posts lately, the logical next step is a matching reader response:
What’s your best tip for good vacation breathing?
On road trips, I always, always bring my daughter’s pillow in its allergen-free cover to protect against her dust mite trigger. Some hotels offer hypoallergenic rooms for a price, but I’ve never stayed in one. Lots of places keep allergen-free pillows and/or bedding for asthma travelers, too, but I don’t want to rely on the assumption they’ll have any available. Packing my daughter’s pillow ensures her full night’s sleep and my peace of mind.
I like today’s question because it’s timely and seasonal, but also because it lets me include this blurry photo, which is one of my favorites nevertheless:
That’s the Sidekick, packed and ready to go “exploring” in her Florida grandmother’s front yard about 5 years ago. For the adventure, you can see she’s packed an old Matchbox car-carrying case.
And a stuffed baby chicken.