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Ass-umptions

USA | Sat, 16 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [298]

Yesterday we headed up to our local AAA office to take care of vehicle registration before we take off.  The two other reasons we went there was to get a set of passport photos taken for each of us for any visa needs we might encounter, and to get ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing, wwoof

A Mild and Well Managed Freak Out

USA | Thu, 14 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [283]

So we had an interesting moment the other morning when our geriatric lab ate the fourth (out of four) Typhoid pill that our daughter dropped onto the floor in the kitchen during breakfast.  As soon as it hit the floor so many new problems and stressors ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing, wwoof

Getting Closer

USA | Mon, 11 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [270]

We're flying out in 10 days.  We're no more prepared than we were at my last post.  We've made another REI run but only for things we had to purchase anyway like shoes for the kids.  I sent a followup email to the only WWOOF that we have ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing

Whelmed

USA | Tue, 7 Apr 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [233]

Dated:7 April 2015 (from blogger) I am definitely feeling whelmed by the planning involved for our 7-½ week Africa trip.  This is ridiculous to say  because we haven't planned anything.  It's not just that we haven't planned ... Read more >

Tags: africa, family, kids, malaria, packing

My Experience of Malaria

GHANA | Fri, 30 Aug 2013 | By juliabedi | Views [353]

    30th August, 2013.  7:23AM Cape Coast   Last weekend on the Friday I travelled to Kumasi with my host aunty. It was a five hour bus drive and so i began to feel feverish on the bus but I just disregarded it and ... Read more >

Tags: malaria

Daily Problems in Liberia

LIBERIA | Tue, 11 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [764]

Attempting to navigate through Liberia is not recommended. Even if you stay within the town of Monrovia, issues can arise that may make you wish you'd stayed home.  Driving in Liberia is exactly what you’d expect from one of the poorest countries ... Read more >

Tags: africa, cholera, diseases, driving, laws, liberia, malaria, monrovia, travel-health

Health Risks in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [550]

Like any other country in the world, there is a risk of catching a disease in Mozambique. However, unlike every other country, the risk is a littler larger, and the possible diseases are little more serious than the common cold or flu. Be vigilant ... Read more >

Tags: africa, disease, malaria, measles, mozambique, travel-health

Disease and Health Dangers in Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Sat, 11 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1693]

Cambodia, like so many developing countries in Asia, is a breeding ground for a number of unpleasant and sometimes fatal diseases. Malaria, Dengue Fever and HIV, all the variations of Hepatitis, Typhoid and Rabies (and they’re just the ones we can ... Read more >

Tags: asia, cambodia, malaria, travel-health, travel-safety, vaccinations

How To Stay Healthy In Papua New Guinea

PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Thu, 22 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [497]

It's no surprise that medical facilities in PNG - a developing nation - are basic. The capital, Port Moresby and the larger towns have hospitals. While these are adequate for routine problems and most emergencies, equipment failure and sudden ... Read more >

Tags: malaria, oceania, papua new guinea, travel-health, travel-safety, water

Travel Immunizations - What You Really Need in South America

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 5 Mar 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [11474] | Comments [1]

No matter what country you're from and how experienced a traveler you are, the bottom line is you probably need to get some immunizations before you do any traveling to developing countries. We asked our adventure friends around the world what ... Read more >

Tags: hepatitis, immunizations, latin america, malaria, rabies, south america, sun burn, travel-health, travel-safety, yellow fever

Malaria in Malawi

MALAWI | Mon, 27 Jul 2009 | By whereislinda | Views [275]

Hallo aus Malawi an alle in Europaverweilenden, momentan sind wir in Blantyre, Malawi und seit der letzten Mail hat sich    mal wieder so einiges getan. Ich werde langsam braun. Meine Vorurteile schwinden mehr und mehr. Und ich finde ... Read more >

Tags: backpacker, backpacking, blantyre, cap mac clear, kenia, malaria, malawi, reisen, senga bay, südafrika

Mosquitoes and bite prevention

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 22 Dec 2008 | By safetyhub | Views [11492] | Comments [4]

WorldNomads.com's roving Mozzie expert and afficionado of Adventure Travel Health, Dr. Erik McLaughlin MD posts about being bitten by more than the travel bug: I have developed a healthy respect for mosquitoes.  Mosquitoes are basically ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, malaria, mozzies, non-destination, travel-health, travel-safety

 

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