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9 Tips for Savvy Plus-Size Travelers


One size does not fit all when it comes to traveling and exploring the world. For plus-size globetrotters, that presents some challenges along the way, whether it’s too-snug airplane seats or spa robes meant for someone of more diminutive stature. Take heart, though—the problems are surmountable. Where there is a desire to take a journey, there are workable solutions to ensure grand experiences.

Here are tips geared to fellow voyagers of size, gleaned from my own travels as a Rubenesque gal who has racked up visits to more than 70 countries.

Tips for Plus-Size Travelers

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Michele Sponagle is a prolific lifestyle journalist who has visited more than 70 countries. Her work has appeared in major media outlets, such as Good Housekeeping, ELLE, Washington Post,, Paste Magazine,, The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, and others. Follow her on Instagram @Michele_Sponagle and Twitter @Msponagle.

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