Travel Health and Safety

Finding Food for Kids While Travelling

We’ve fed our travelling children in some incredible travel destinations, in over 50 countries now. They’re still alive, still healthy ...
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Best Anti-Theft Travel Bags

When choosing a bag (a handbag, travel purse, daypack, or backpack) for travel or city use, most people consider security. ...
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Altitude in Tibet. High Passes and Diamox

So here’s the thing, Tibet is way, way high. Crazy high. Everyone knows that to trek in the Himalayas you’ll ...
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Why We Finally Got Rabies Vaccinations for Travel

We’ve been on the road well over 5 years now and finally we decided to get our rabies vaccinations. When ...
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What is Altitude Sickness – For First Time High Altitude Trekkers

I’m a biologist, my degree is in Physionlogy, I worked in hospital medical science for 20 years, I know a ...
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How Fit Do You Need to Be to Trek the Himalayas?

It may surprise you to know that you don’t need to be Ironman fit (as I am) to trek in ...
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How to Stay Fit and Healthy While Travelling?

Fit and healthy, two things people generally want to be, but does travel help you get fitter, or is the ...
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Getting Back to Fitness After 50

Around Christmas time, at home in Romania, we borrowed a friend’s hacksaw to try to cut my engagement ring off. ...
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How to Avoid Theft While Travelling

It happens, I can’t deny that. People get robbed when they travel. People also get robbed at home so is ...
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Best Smart Luggage and Bag Tracking Devices

Have you heard of smart luggage? I hadn’t until very recently, but it’s a “thing” a mind-blowingly amazing thing. The ...
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Handling Your Money in Thailand. Quick Guide and Tips

Thailand is one of the more tricky countries for travellers to handle their travel money at minimum cost. We normally ...
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Tips For Avoiding Mosquitos. Travel & Mosquitos

Many travellers encounter mosquitoes or mosquitos (both spellings are correct) as they travel in warm and tropical climates. We have ...
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Where Not to Save Money on Travel

There are ways to save money on travel that are great, a good idea, the best ways. But trying to ...
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Travel During Perimenopause

Perimenopause has been a roller-coaster ride for sure. When we left home in 2013 I already knew that I was in the ...
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Monkey Attack! Sri Lanka Photo Post

Monkeys are everywhere here in Sri Lanka. I’m sitting outside our room watching them right now. You may not see ...
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Anxiety, Palpitations, Perimenopause and MSG.

If you read my last post about Chef’s hospitalisation, you’ll know that I wasn’t feeling too good. I’d even asked ...
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Medical Dramas on Ko Phangan and Surgery on Ko Samui

This morning, 4 months into our trip, my husband is having emergency hernia repair surgery on Ko Samui. I’ve always said ...
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Travel Makes You Thinner!

Travel makes you wise, we all know that, and wisdom makes you sexier and cooler, but on a totally shallow ...
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Travel Medical Kit & Health on The Road

We’ve been travelling full-time for over 4 years now and, yes, we’ve all had minor health problems, the travel medical ...
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Travel Vaccinations in Kuala Lumpur

This is for anyone out there, like me, who is stressing about travel vaccinations. The crazy cost of them in ...
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The Travel Vaccinations Drama.

I went to see my GP to talk travel vaccinations yesterday. I wish I hadn’t! I came away with a ...
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School Sores or Impetigo, a Horrible Tropical Disease.

We live in the tropics, Far North Queensland, we get horrible tropical diseases, more so, because we have children, adorable little ...
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