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Journey to Zimbabwe

USA | Mon, 13 Mar 2017 | By bryantabbott | Views [315]

In less than three months, I embark on an epic two-week journey that will take me to the land of Zimbabwe.  I have paid my deposits, am in the process of paying for my trip, booking my flight, and purchasing travel insurance.  Things are in ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, africa, blog, health, journey, lions, motivation, solotravel, volunteering, zimbabwe

Cannibis, culture and constipation.

NETHERLANDS | Tue, 24 Feb 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [845]

Amsterdam is a Utopian wonderland for your average teenage stoner. Drugs are either legal or tolerated. Bikes are the main form of transportation so it's easy to go get munchies without being busted DWI. Dutch potato chips enjoy world renown. Prostitution ... Read more >

Tags: amsterdam, churches, health, netherlands, weed

Photos: Passport & Plate - Thai Chicken Tasties

THAILAND | Thu, 29 Jan 2015 | By mondorock | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients Ingredients (makes about 6-8 Tasties): 2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander/cilantro 3 tbsp lime juice 1 egg white 250grams lean chicken mince (beef, turkey or pork if preferred) 2 tbsp fresh grated ginger Pinch of black pepper 1 tsp chilli ... Read more >
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Tags: 2015 passport & plate: sri lanka, chicken, health, healthyeating, mondorock, receipe, thai, thaifood, thailand, wellness

Week 5 - Field visit

CAMBODIA | Tue, 18 Feb 2014 | By escape | Views [577]

To the health center we go. This is my second outing so far. I’m off to observe the outreach work my organization does in the community. We’re going to three health centers today, and they are the ones farthest away from our office. We ... Read more >

Tags: aid and development, cambodia, countryside, field trip, health, health center, kampong chhnang, rural, tonle sap

Jamu cekok kerkop, an old traditions of health

INDONESIA | Wed, 9 Jan 2013 | By sharingandinspiring | Views [1108]

For some people in the Javanese society who lives in Yogyakarta, traditional medication is still favored and considered better than modern treatment. One of the most common is by drinking a herbal medicine so called Jamu, like the ones known in a local ... Read more >

Tags: culture, health, people, traditions

Travel Alert - Overseas Tattoos

INDONESIA | Mon, 22 Oct 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2202]

(Update: re-posting) Australian health officials are urging travellers to avoid getting tattoos in developing countries after it was reported a West Australian man contracted HIV after getting etched in Bali.  The man undertook a blood test ... Read more >

Tags: bali, health, travel-alert, travel-health

Natural and Health Hazards in Guyana

GUYANA | Fri, 18 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [478]

An all but forgotten land, the country of Guyana sits nestled along South America's northeast coast.  Guyana’s own tourism association refers to it as “raw”, yet the unadulterated landscape and beautiful people who live there help to overcome any ... Read more >

Tags: guyana, hazards, health, south-america, travel, travel-safety

Young, wild and free

USA | Tue, 17 Apr 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [805]

That is pretty much how I feel at the moment. I'm not wild in the sense that all I do is party and get drunk, but I am constantly reminded of how "different" I am.  I don't actually feel young anymore... In my previous job at Vision I did, ... Read more >

Tags: free, health, quick update, short entry, wild, young

Costa Rica Travel Health

COSTA RICA | Tue, 31 Jan 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1059]

Costa Rica has warm tropical beaches, exciting adventures, fascinating culture and the best that nature has to offer, perfect ingredients for an unforgettable trip. Before you pack your bags and slather on the sunscreen, however, there ... Read more >

Tags: central america, costa rica, health, travel-health, travel-safety

Cuba - Weather and Health Concerns

CUBA | Mon, 9 Jan 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1870]

With its rich culture, endless stretches of beautiful coastline, fascinating architecture and exciting nightlife, the island of Cuba offers something for just about any travel enthusiast. And compared to other similar travel destinations, Cuba is ... Read more >

Tags: cuba, health, hepatitis, safety, travel-health, travel-safety, vaccinations

Disease in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE | Wed, 16 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [679]

Zimbabwe like most African nations has a host of dangerous diseases. Most are easy to avoid if you follow some basic rules, and the country isn’t a lot more dangerous than most of its neighbours. So any rules you hear below are pretty general for ... Read more >

Tags: africa, health, travel-health, zimbabwe

Tips for Senegal Travellers

SENEGAL | Fri, 4 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [973]

When traveling around Senegal, keep in mind that it is a mostly Muslim country. While many Senegalese show incredible tolerance for other religious backgrounds and practices, it is still a conservative society that praises modest dress codes for ... Read more >

Tags: africa, disease, health, local laws, senegal, travel-health, travel-legal, travel-safety-tips

Staying Healthy in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 26 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1412]

When people think of South Africa, they think of breathtaking landscapes and meandering wildlife.   But as well as the incredible sights, South Africa also offers delicious food, fascinating culture and endless adventure.   It’s an absolutely lovely ... Read more >

Tags: africa, disease, health, south africa, travel-health

Burkina Faso Health & Medicines

BURKINA FASO | Thu, 13 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [250]

Travelling through Burkina Faso is always going to be a trip across some arduous land. But like most African nations, travellers better be prepared for some health issues. All the normal ‘nasties’ await your arrival, so it’s better to be ... Read more >

Tags: africa, burkina faso, health, travel-health

Health Standards and China

CHINA | Wed, 12 Oct 2011 | By jaydizzle | Views [482]

Your average Chinese person does not understand anything about health.  I don't say this to be stereotypical.  It's just true.  Most of my Chinese friends' knowledge seems to be largely based on old wives' tales and sorcery.  At least in America, I ... Read more >

Tags: china, culture, disease, health

Staying Safe in Afghanistan?

AFGHANISTAN | Fri, 7 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [784]

Though the name of this article might imply there is a way to stay safe when travelling through Afghanistan, it's a little misleading. Basically, the country is unsafe in the current climate. If you are set on visiting anyway, here are some ... Read more >

Tags: afghanistan, diseases, health, transportation, travel-health, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport

Getting Around And Staying Healthy In Comoros

COMOROS | Fri, 30 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [519]

The island of Grand Comore has no public transportation system and no buses. Hitch-hiking is the most common mode of "public" transport. Sometimes locals will expect a small payment from travellers who hitch a ride. The European Commission ... Read more >

Tags: comoros, health, transport, travel-health, travel-safety, travel-transport

Cash & Health in Cameroon

CAMEROON | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [418]

You would be wise to only use cash in Cameroon - the Central African Franc (FCFA) is the only form of payment in much of the country. Credit cards are accepted in some establishments, but fraud is endemic. Counterfeit currency is a growing problem.... Read more >

Tags: africa, cameroon, cash, disease, health, travel-health

The First Timer's Nepal

NEPAL | Thu, 4 Aug 2011 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [4599] | Comments [1]

Tags: asia, culture, etiquette, food, health, nepal, travel, travel tips

Haiti Safety Tips

HAITI | Thu, 28 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [743] | Comments [2]

Let's start with the road quality in Haiti which is generally speaking, terrible. The government has managed to clear many of the roads closed due to damage from the earthquake, but not all of them. Some roads are closed, some roads have ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, haiti, health, natural disasters, transport, travel-health

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