Category Archives: Health

Health, Travel

5 Health and Safety Myths About Travel

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

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Health, Travel, Travel Tips

Immunizations: What do you really need?

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

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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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