I am currently in the middle of a three and a half month trip through some pretty rustic countries, and there have been things in my toiletry and medical kit that have been sent from the Heavens, and others that I acquired and was happy that I did. So, I’m going to share with you, […]
These common pitfalls of location independence are easy to overlook.
This is a guest post by Lorraine Aubert. If you want to guest post on Go Backpacking, please read more here. There is a new addition to iTunes’ line-up of travel apps. The app, called Travel Health, is based on the book, ” Travelling Well”? by Dr. Deborah Mills, a travel medicine specialist in Australia. […]
For such an exotic, far-flung trip to central Africa, there isn’t a whole lot I need to do in terms of preparing for my Rwandan adventure. After backpacking for 15 straight months, and always being on the go, the process has become like second nature to me. I know what I will pack, and how […]
No traveler can leave their home country without travel health insurance; being injured abroad is an event that no traveler wants to face. Facing a serious injury abroad without the support net of travel insurance makes an already bad situation worse. Holiday Extras is a UK-based company that has been serving the travel community for […]
The farther afield you venture, the more vaccinations you will need.
Tips for how to prevent bed bugs when traveling.
I can finally admit it…I got bed bugs once! One of the worst things I have ever had happen to me while traveling and I guess maybe if you travel long enough it’s bound to occur. I wasn’t sure about writing this story because frankly it’s embarrassing and I felt so skanky after it happened, […]