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Keeping Healthy when Backpacking
March 25, 2014 – 2:25 pm | No Comments yet
Photo from Flickr by Chris Brooks

Photo from Flickr by Chris Brooks

Brilliant weather, great company, and guaranteed adventure: these are just a few of the reasons to go backpacking. No matter where you are, or who you’re with, however, ill-health can quickly turn a dream holiday into something unpleasant. With all that exploring to be done no-one wants to be stuck in bed, so we’ve brought together a few travel tips to help you keep healthy. There’s a competition to win an ipad mini at the end of the article, too – so stick around, even if you’re a seasoned backpacking professional!

Be prepared

First things first: read the travel advice for your destination. Check out travelling blogs that write about the areas you want to see, too, as these can be great sources of first-hand information, whether it’s health advice, or just a list of lesser-known, but unmissable, sights.

Make sure you see a doctor or visit a travel clinic before you go backpacking. This is basic advice, but it’s important to leave enough time before your flight. You might have to wait for medication or a course of vaccinations before it’s safe to travel. As a guideline, try and see a healthcare professional 8 weeks before you travel.

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Why pick Croatia for your next holiday?
January 7, 2014 – 11:40 am | No Comment
Why pick Croatia for your next holiday?

If you’re toying with the idea of visiting Croatia but aren’t quite convinced, read on to find out why it’s worth adding to your holiday hit list.

Getting To Know Tenerife
January 3, 2014 – 5:02 pm | No Comment
Getting To Know Tenerife

The isle of eternal spring, the largest island of the Canary Islands and a popular get-away location for many western holiday makers makes holidays for easter 2014 in Tenerife an ideal choice!

Why I’ll be enjoying Christmas in Cyprus this year
December 12, 2013 – 1:50 pm | No Comment
Why I’ll be enjoying Christmas in Cyprus this year

There are many reasons why Cyprus makes a great holiday destination and it isn’t all about the weather, although that is very warm by UK standards in December.

Five Reasons You Should Definitely Try a Cruise
December 2, 2013 – 3:46 pm | No Comment
Five Reasons You Should Definitely Try a Cruise

there are many ways to travel, and they all have their pros and cons– here are some real reasons you should absolutely consider a cruise for your next holiday:

Make The Most of Your Time in Marrakech
November 4, 2013 – 1:54 pm | No Comment
Make The Most of Your Time in Marrakech

There’s nothing like a summer holiday adventure to bring the family together, so if you’re thinking about taking a vacation this year, Marrakesh is surely the place to visit

Top Tips for Having an Adventure on New Zealand South Island
October 15, 2013 – 12:23 pm | No Comment
Top Tips for Having an Adventure on New Zealand South Island

If you are looking to escape Auckland for a few days, why don’t you simply explore New Zealand’s south island?

Flashpacking Australasia: Three Essential Destinations
October 3, 2013 – 3:31 pm | No Comment
Flashpacking Australasia: Three Essential Destinations

Flashpacking has many definitions throughout the internet, but the general concensus seems to be that it’s all the adventure and exotic destinations of backpacking

Why Fly? Bus Travel in Germany is the Way to Go
September 25, 2013 – 4:13 pm | No Comment
Why Fly? Bus Travel in Germany is the Way to Go

Germany has so much to see, and offers a plethora of bus transportation options which allow travelers to see the countryside, interact with local culture..

Australia: The Backpacker’s Paradise
September 24, 2013 – 5:28 pm | No Comment
Australia: The Backpacker’s Paradise

Australia are infinite and coupled with cheap travel options, it really is a paradise for Backpacker’s all over the world. Let’s take a look at some of the best places to visit while backpacking across Australia this year!

5 Cheap Ways to Keep in Touch While Traveling
August 30, 2013 – 7:11 pm | No Comment
5 Cheap Ways to Keep in Touch While Traveling

Traveling can be a daunting decision– particularly if you’re planning for long-term travel. One hesitation expressed most often is the concern as to whether potential travelers will be able to keep in touch with their friends and family.

A Backpacker’s Necessity for Travel Insurance
August 24, 2013 – 10:29 am | No Comment
A Backpacker’s Necessity for Travel Insurance

Backpackers want to save money, but what they often don’t realize is that investing a little bit of money in travel insurance may save them thousands or tens of thousands.

Best of Barcelona: Live music
August 6, 2013 – 2:53 pm | No Comment
Best of Barcelona: Live music

Barcelona’s party atmosphere is conducive to a good night out and this extends to the live music venues. Take a look below for a sample of my favourites.

5 Reasons to go to Bali
August 6, 2013 – 1:52 pm | No Comment
5 Reasons to go to Bali

Bali, a province of Indonesia, lies between Java and Lombok, not only making it a hub for tourism, but a pristine island paradise,untouched by industrialism

Backpacking in Asia: Travel Essentials
August 6, 2013 – 1:09 am | No Comment
Backpacking in Asia: Travel Essentials

if you want to make your trip as stress-free as possible you’ll need a few essentials! Here are a few recommendations, to get you started.