• 7 Important Tips for Visiting a High-Altitude Destination

    9 days ago - By Oyster

    You don't have to scale a mountain to encounter the effects of altitude. In fact, plenty of bucket-list travel destinations, including Bogota, Machu Picchu, and La Paz, are located well above sea level where the air is thin and catching your breath can be a struggle. The effects of being at a high altitude can range from shortness of breath to dizziness, and worse in more extreme circumstances. That said, a little advance knowledge on how to stay fit and safe when vacationing above 8,000 feet is essential. Here are seven tips for visiting a high-altitude destination.
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