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

. 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 money with water. Don’t be that idiot who buys a bottle of water everyday from Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Saving Money On Water On Your Travels[…]

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Avoiding Insect Bites!

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 on your travels health wise. Here’s my top 5 tips on avoiding insect Bites! 1. Carry Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Avoiding Insect Bites![…]

what to pack into a travel first aid kit

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A First Aid Kit

No matter how long or short a trip you are on, or even where you are going, an extremely handy thing to have is a first aid kit. On long trips I always carry my own custom built first aid kit, and for shorter trips, I take the essentials that I think I’ll need. It Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A First Aid Kit[…]

Jonny Blair recommending wearing sun cream on your travels

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Sun Cream

Today’s Tuesday’s Travel Essentials concentrates on sun cream. Yes I call it “sun cream” but you might also know it as any one of the following: – sunscreen – sun lotion – sun block – sun tan lotion – sun oil Call it what you want, it’s pretty essential for us as we jaunt around Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Sun Cream[…]

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A Bar of Soap

I’m not sure how long a post I can actually write about a bar of soap, but I gave up travelling with shower gel and any kind of liquid soap about 4 years ago in favour of a tiny bar of soap. I haven’t looked back since. It wasn’t just the idea of not being Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: A Bar of Soap[…]

Jonny Blair of Don't Stop Living recommends anti malaria tablets

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Anti Malaria Tablets

You might have read my previous Tuesday’s Travel Essentials from a few months back on Insect Repellent or my advice on getting a Yellow Fever Certificate. I’m prone to getting insect bites everywhere I go and I always carry insect repellent, even to countries you wouldn’t think were at risk. However using repellent is one thing, Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Anti Malaria Tablets[…]

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Yellow Fever Certificate

A Yellow Fever Certificate is not just essential, but compulsory in some countries. You need to get one before heading off on any kind of adventurous travel. You’ll be asked for your Yellow Fever Certificate at some airports and a few land border crossings. Don’t take any risks. Get your Yellow Fever Injection before you Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Yellow Fever Certificate[…]