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The Day I...Got Loads of Spots on My Head in Senegal

The Day I…Got Loads of Spots on My Head in Senegal

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I had to double check the mirror time and time again. Spots were growing at a huge rate. I felt OK inside, I wasn’t ill and mentally I was fine. But externally, on the crazy border crossing from The Gambia …

Tuesday's Travel Essentials: Taking The #CB12testdays Challenge with my New Mouthwash - CB12!

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Taking The #CB12testdays Challenge with my New Mouthwash – CB12!

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You might have read that around 2 years ago, I visited a dentist in Hong Kong and had a few problems with my teeth. Well this month was dentist time again for me as I visited the dentist twice in the …

Lackpacking in England: Top 5 Things to Do in Bed When You Can’t Travel

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“This is a low, but it won’t hurt you” – Blur I was recent lackpacking in England. Basically I wanted to get my backpack and go out and explore then I got what seemed to be a never ending migraine …

Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Visiting the Dentist

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The most important thing when we travel is of course health. It’s always number one. Without health we are bound to one place. Until this year, I had been relatively lucky in terms of dentist visits and work needing done …

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Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Diarrhoea (Verbal, Chronic and Travellers)

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Diarrhoea. This happens to everyone. Not just travellers. But moving countries, trying different cuisines and beverages takes its toll on your bowels and you end up with “traveller’s diarrhoea”. Otherwise known as “the shits”. I’ve had it a lot. Forget …

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Tuesday’s Travel Problems: How to deal with Soroche (Altitude Sickness)

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Today on my ongoing series of Tuesday’s Travel Problems, I look at altitude sickness and the best ways to avoid it, deal with it and get through it. Altitude sickness is also known as soroche. It is common of course …

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Saving Money On Water On Your Travels

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. It’s an essential part of your backpacking days and you simply need to drink water. Over the years I’ve learned not to waste money buying water as every traveller seems to do. Here are a few tips on saving …

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Avoiding Insect Bites!

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Today’s Tuesday’s Travel Essentials combines a few of the things I have written about before. You might have read my posts about Anti Malaria tablets and Insect Repellent before BUT I cannot stress enough how essential it is to be safe …

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