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!

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 space of a week in my hometown of Bangor, Northern Ireland. I went to the Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Taking The #CB12testdays Challenge with my New Mouthwash – CB12![…]

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

“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 and infection. It meant I didn’t leave my mates flat in Bournemouth for 9 days Read more about Lackpacking in England: Top 5 Things to Do in Bed When You Can’t Travel[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Visiting the Dentist

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 on my teeth. I’d had a few fillings here and there and some teeth removed Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Visiting the Dentist[…]

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

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 my stories of doing poo poos in broccoli farms and tips on taking a shit, Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Diarrhoea (Verbal, Chronic and Travellers)[…]

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

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 in areas of HIGH altitude. Places such as Tibet, Nepal, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru are Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Problems: How to deal with Soroche (Altitude Sickness)[…]

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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[…]

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