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Will Taking A Gap Year Help Your Depression?

A lot of people who suffer from depression or any number of other mental health issues for that matter sometimes get this belief that travel will fix them, that travel will cure their depression, but will it? Is travel a magic panacea for the soul? Willtaking a gap year help your depression?

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Travel Hygiene And Staying Germ Free And Healthy On Your Gap Year.

Travelling the world exposes you to a lot of things, but one thing that many travellers don’t think about is the exposure to germs and viruses, or the simple steps they can take to keep themselves clean, germ free and healthy. Find out how to stay germ free and avoid getting sick when you travel with these easy hygiene tips.

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The Truth About Travel Safety During The Coronavirus Outbreak.

The novel coronavirus (also known as COVID 19 or 2019 nCoV) that originated in Wuhan China is one of the biggest public health emergencies that has emerged in recent years, and has had a significant impact on the travel industry and traveller confidence in the early months of 2020, but what is the truth about the coronavirus outbreak? What are the facts and what is just media scaremongering? Are travellers really at risk from coronavirus or is it just media hysteria?

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Coronavirus. What Is It And How Will It Affect Travel?

A Coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, has been slowly spreading throughout Asia, south east Asia and parts of the Middle East, with experts fearing it may spread worldwide. But what is Coronavirus exactly and how will the Coronavirus outbreak affect your travels?

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Expert Advice For Travellers On How To Deal With Altitude Sickness.

Altitude Sickness is a condition that can affect any traveller or adventurer at high altitudes. It can not only make you feel ill and ruin your trip for a few days, it can also very easily become a medical emergency

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Top Health Tips For Preparing For Your First Navratri Festival In India.

The Hindu festival of Navratri is a nine night long celebration of dance and frivolity. Here are some expert tips to make sure that you can stay fit and healthy during the festival and can enjoy the celebrations to the fullest. 

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Naked Adventures In A Slovakian Spa.

Slovakia is leading the way when it comes to health and wellness travel with a huge focus on spa breaks, fitness and adventure and even medical tourism, so when I got the chance to supplement the physical sports and adventure activities Slovakia was offering me with a range of activities focused on mental and physical wellbeing I jumped at the chance! The only problem is no one told me I would be spending a significant portion of it naked!

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The Ultimate Guide To Hiking And Adventure Trekking On Your Gap Year.

No matter where you travel to on your gap year, odds are at some point you will end up doing some form of hiking or trekking, either as a day trek activity or a multi day adventure. This expert guide

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The Importance of Heat Awareness And Sun Care On Your Gap Year.

Most travellers enjoy the sun and the heat on their gap years – and they should – but too much sun and heat do have health risks that need to be carefully managed. It is important that all travellers understand the risks of being in the sun, hydrate well, stay cool and take the right sun care precautions before the sun and the heat have a negative impact on their health.  

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What Is Shigella? Symptoms And Treatment For Travellers.

Shigella has hit the headlines recently with travellers in an Egyptian resort where two British holidaymakers died suddenly contracting the disease, but what is Shigella? What are the symptoms, and how can backpackers protect and treat themselves when travelling?  

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