Category Archives: Featured

Featured, Health, Money, Travel

Travel Insurance Costs and Benefits

The decision to purchase travel insurance or not can be an important one. As with any kind of insurance, you are making a judgment call about risk that is, in the end, entirely up to you. Here’s more information to help you make the decision for yourself.

What does travel insurance cover?

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Featured, Health, Travel

A Guide to Foreign Hospitals and Clinics

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

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Adventure, Featured, Packing, Travel, Travel Tips

The Essentials Kit

If you’re doing any long-term backpacking, learning to be self-reliant is a must. Stores and pharmacies abroad generally stock most things that you can find at home, but their products can be at times of woefully inadequate quality, unfairly high price, or just plain hard to find. As a result, every

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