When I talk to people at home about my lifestyle, they are often excited by the idea but can’t get over how dangerous they assume it must be. There are a lot of pervasive misconceptions about the danger of international travel and living that are difficult to dispel. Here are five myths about health
Sometimes, you come across something that totally changes the way that you travel. The first one for me was setting up a hosting account on FatCow and starting my travel blog. For many, Couchsurfing is a perfect example.
This totally free network makes connections between people all around the
When preparing for a long trip abroad, it’s always wise to check your record of immunizations and research what shots are recommended to have before visiting a particular country. However, it’s also good to take the information with a grain of salt—medical associations tend to cover themselves
If you spend any amount of time in India, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll at some point go by train. India’s national railway company is the single largest employer in the entire world, and while the Trans Siberian Railway may be
Getting sick or injured while backpacking can be a scary experience. Fortunately, sufficient care is generally not too hard to find in all but the most extreme of locations. You may even be pleasantly surprised by the quality of treatment available, and the low price tag in comparison to a hospital