A quick trip to the travel nurse and a little preparation can make all the difference to your trip.
Periods, pregnancy and problems with out lady bits - girls that travel have a few other things to worry about than just packing enough pants and securing the best travel insurance.
A well-planned and stocked first aid kit should be an essential part of any traveller's packing list. Use our guide to make your own and ensure you can respond quickly to most non-serious issues on the road.
Overheard conversations in hostels and on public transport have revealed to me that there are a myriad of myths and misunderstanding surrounding malaria and the need to protect ourselves. Here is a guide to help you prepare for your next adventure.
sickness on the road
No matter how cautious you are during your travels, chances are that at some point you're going to get sick. Hopefully you won't need them, but if you do, these guides might just help you get back on your feet - and out exploring.
Nobody likes getting sick - especially when they should be seeing the world! This post is full of useful tips on how to stay in tip-top condition when you're on the road, so you can get on with having the time of your life, naturally.
A lot of what's great about Latin America, sits atop some very high ground so being clued up about altitude sickness, and what you can do to prevent it is as important as finding the perfect pair of hiking shoes.
Part of the 'medical kit' series, here's what you need to know to help you avoid getting the runs on your next adventure, and what to do if you've already got it.