Plus more fun reads from around the web.

By Lindsey Campbell
November 22, 2016
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Getting sick is never fun but unfortunately sometimes it’s inevitable. And, while traveling is great for your mental health, it can expose you to a lot of germs (we’re looking at you airplane tray table!). So, how can you protect yourself? Here are nine secrets of people who never get sick.

So you’ve decided what’s on the menu for Thanksgiving dinner but what are you going to serve with it? Yes, we’re talking about wine. These are the best bottles to pair with your holiday dishes. [Departures]

Craving some southern charm? A trip to one of the South’s best cities would do the trick, but so would sitting down to enjoy coffee on the porch of one of these gorgeous houses. [Southern Living]

When the cold weather sets in there’s nothing better than a warm-weather getaway to cure your winter blues. So where should you go in the months ahead? Here are the best island escapes for each month of the year. [Coastal Living]

Want to travel and appeal to your food-loving side? It’s certainly easy to do! These hotels are making it even easier with immersive cooking classes you can’t resist. [Food & Wine]

Uber has seen its fair share of competition—Lyft, Gett, Juno, all seem to be trying to fight for their share of the market. But the U.S. isn’t the only market the ride-sharing app should be concerned about. In India this startup is trying to chase Uber away. [Fortune]

As Thanksgiving grows near, how to cook the turkey and prepare for an overwhelming amount of travelers isn’t the only concern on people’s mind. Grabbing the best deals on Black Friday tops everyone’s list once the turkey is served. However, this year it seems to be losing some of it’s appeal—fewer people will be braving the stores this year. [Money]

If you love travel and you love food, then the best souvenir is definitely found in a local food shop. But how do you know if they’re authentic? Here’s a list of the 50 best ones in the West. [Sunset]