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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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LifeSaver Liberty Water Bottle Review.

The Lifesaver Liberty Water Bottle is a complete water purifier system that provides the perfect refillable water bottle for every traveller who wants clean water when exploring new cities or hiking into jungles and deserts on epic gap year adventures. Check out this review of the Lifesaver Liberty Water Bottle and see why it should  an essential part of any gap year packing list. 

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We All Have Bad Days When Travelling. And That’s Okay.

There is a definite perception, probably fuelled by the rose tinted lenses of social media, that when we are travelling everything is perfect, every moment is an Instagram moment and we are all perfectly happy all of the time. Well that isn’t true, life isn’t like that at all, but the important thing to remember is that no one should really expect it to be.

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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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How To Avoid Trouble On Your Gap Year.

Taking a gap year is an amazing adventure and the majority of backpackers don’t have any problems at all on their big backpacking trip around the world, but there are times when things can get a bit out of hand, when problems arise or when you just find yourself in a situation you weren’t prepared for. Here are the top ways to make sure you steer clear of most types of trouble on your gap year.

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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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