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Debunking 6 Common Myths About Mosquito Repellents For Gap Year Travellers.

The best way to defend yourself against mosquito bites and mosquito borne diseases on your gap year is to use an effective mosquito repellent, but the problem is there is a lot of misinformation and confusion amongst travellers about which ones to use, or even which ones are effective or safe. This article attempts to debunk some of the most prevalent myths and misinformation about using an insect repellent on your gap year.

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The Ultimate Travellers Guide To Malaria And Antimalarials.

This ultimate guide to Malaria and antimalarials is here to give all travellers all the information they need from a qualified travel nurse to protect themselves against malaria and understand the importance of antimalarials.

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Natural Or Chemical Mosquito Repellents. Which Is Best For Travellers?

Natural Or Chemical Mosquito Repellents. Which Is Better For Travellers?

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What Is Culture Shock And How Can Travellers Deal With It?

Culture shock is a common problem for backpackers and long term travellers, but it is one that is often misunderstood and underestimated. So what exactly is culture shock and how can backpackers deal with it when it happens?

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How To Deal With Bedbugs On Your Gap Year.

Bedbugs are not a very nice subject to talk about and is one that will leave many backpackers repulse in disgust, but they are a common problem in many parts of the world and anyone taking a gap year will probably come across them at some point. Here is how to spot, avoid and deal with bed bugs on your round the world adventure. 

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Everything You Need To Know About Travel Vaccinations But Were Afraid To Ask.

Are you heading out on your first backpacking trip or gap year? Unsure what travel vaccinations you need? Get all your questions and concerns answered here with this ultimate professional guide to travel vaccinations.

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Bemused Backpacker Partners With Bug Off.

Bemused Backpacker is proud to partner with Bug Off! A national campaign aimed at highlighting the risk of mosquito and insect borne diseases and the importance of using insect repellents and other preventative methods during your gap year travels.

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