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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

Traveler’s Diarrhoea - Health Tips

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 11 Oct 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [5812]

Traveler’s Diarrhea is perhaps the most common problem to be faced by travelers, anywhere.  The causes of traveler’s diarrhea can range from viral to bacterial but the most common is E. Coli bacteria.  WorldNomads.com 's roving ... Read more >

Tags: diarrhoea, non-destination, travel-health, travel-safety, worldwide

How to deal with bears and bugs in Finland

FINLAND | Mon, 28 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [903]

You might not believe this but moose are killers. Every year in Finland they cause the death of 10 people and injure another 300 others. Ok, Ok, it’s not quite what you think. These deaths are caused by people hitting moose while driving – not from ... Read more >

Tags: bears, bugs, europe, finland, insects, travel-health, travel-safety

Russia - Eat, Drink and be Safe

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Mon, 21 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1798] | Comments [1]

A trip to Russia means experiencing a whole different world, a unique culture filled with gracious people and rich, old traditions.  Part of this experience includes enjoying the incredible food and drink that can be found there.  Moscow and Saint ... Read more >

Tags: alcohol, russian-federation, travel-health, travel-safety, vodka

Tanzania Disease

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [486] | Comments [1]

Tanzania like most countries in East Africa is a hot bed of disease. Like anywhere in Africa take precautions before and during your travel. You’ll be happy you did, when you aren’t lying in a Tanzanian hospital bed. here's a rundown on what could ... Read more >

Tags: africa, tanzania, travel-health

Costa Rica: Travel Immunizations

COSTA RICA | Fri, 4 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [5420] | Comments [1]

Costa Rica is a fabulous destination and any style of traveler will find something fun and exciting to do there.  The vast majority of travelers will have no health problems on their adventure.  However, travel to the tropics is different than travel ... Read more >

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

Health & Hazards - Panama

PANAMA | Thu, 3 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [414]

Many diseases including Dengue Fever, Leptospirosis, Brucelloosis and Chagas Disease are water borne, food borne or insect borne diseases which occur in Panama and cannot be vaccinated against. The best cure is prevention. Use insect repellent at ... Read more >

Tags: central america, panama, travel-health

Health & Heat in Oman

OMAN | Thu, 3 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [376]

Health risks are low due to the country being as well run as it is. Oman has several high class medical facilities and generally speaking you can expect medical services to be about on par with western nations. However, if you do need medical ... Read more >

Tags: middle east, oman, travel-health

Rio Declares Dengue Epidemic - Travel Alert

BRAZIL | Thu, 26 Apr 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1292] | Comments [1]

A Dengue Fever epidemic has been declared in Brazil's Rio De Janeiro, with more than 64,000 cases reported in the city and surrounding state so far this year. According to news reports, in the last week alone there were 517 new cases. Health officials ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, dengue, south america, travel-alert, travel-health

Taking Drugs (into a country)

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 19 Apr 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2959] | Comments [1]

No we're not talking about Midnight Express here! We strongly argue you should never attempt to take illegal drugs across a border, it's just not worth the risk. But prescription medicines can land you in hot water too, if you don't follow a few ... Read more >

Tags: travel-health, travel-safety, worldwide

Health Concerns for Zambia

ZAMBIA | Wed, 4 Apr 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [285]

First up, be warned: the standard of medical facilities is poor, especially in rural areas. Medical supplies are limited and some prescription medicines may not be available. In the event of a serious illness or accident, medical evacuation to ... Read more >

Tags: africa, travel-health, zambia

Nicaragua - Health & Hazards Tips

NICARAGUA | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [600]

Nicaragua is a tropical country, so expect the usual culprits: Dengue Fever, Malaria outside the cities, and some risks of Hepatitis. Dengue is especially prevalent during the rainy season, when stagnant water accumulates. There’s no cure, ... Read more >

Tags: central america, nicaragua, travel-health

Healthy Travels in Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Thu, 29 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [611]

A visit to Bolivia is sure to amaze even the most experienced traveler. Where else can one go to see grasslands teeming with local wildlife, barren salt flats, steamy jungles and soaring mountain peaks in one place?   Keep in mind, though, that there ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, south america, travel-health

Puerto Rican Environment

PUERTO RICO | Fri, 10 Feb 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1450]

So you want to get outside and explore the environment of Puerto Rico. Excellent! There are many exciting adventures to have, and whether you're exploring Flamenco Beach, zip lining through forests, learning to surf, or climbing up to El Morro ... Read more >

Tags: central america, puerto rico, travel-health, travel-safety

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

Navigating the Amazon in Brazil

BRAZIL | Mon, 16 Jan 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2007]

Brilliant swathes of rainforest, strange topography and vibrantly coloured wildlife mean Brazil is the perfect place to get back to nature. The continuous stretches of sparkling beaches may tempt you to simply stay close to the coast, but to see ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, brazil, south america, travel-crime, travel-health

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

Health & Happiness - Mongolia

MONGOLIA | Mon, 26 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [4135]

Look out for some common health hazards in Mongolia. It is still a developing country, and health care facilities are not to the standards you might be used to. Don’t let that put you off this amazing destination, still, it’s always better to know ... Read more >

Tags: asia, mongolia, travel-health, travel-safety

Guinea Bissau

GUINEA-BISSAU | Thu, 22 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [635] | Video

One of the world's poorest countries, Guinea Bissau can be a challenging travel destination. Once seen as a shining beacon of development potential, it is now largely propped up by international aid. It’s definitely not on the usual African tourist ... Read more >

Tags: africa, guinea bissau, travel-crime, travel-health, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport

Exploring Lesotho

LESOTHO | Thu, 22 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [391] | Video

If you’re taking a holiday in Lesotho you’ll almost certainly be spending most of your time in the mountains. Whether you’re riding along ridges, searching for dinosaur footprints, relaxing in a mountaintop lodge or camping in the valley below, the ... Read more >

Tags: africa, lesotho, travel-health, travel-tips, travel-transport

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