15/11

The 6 Most Deadly Diseases You Can Catch Whilst Traveling the World

Travelling far and wide appeals greatly to a huge variety of people, regardless of race, religion, age, or gender.  As humans, we are naturally inquisitive and many thrive off adventure and new challenges.  Therefore, many …

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18/09

Travelling to Myanmar, is it safe?

Myanmar is increasing in popularity amongst tourists looking for a destination offering something a little more untouched and non-commercialised than, say, neighbouring Thailand.  The new democratic government gave the country an optimistic outlook and it …

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01/09

Spotlight on Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a viral disease that is most prevalent across tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. It is transmitted by mosquitoes and causes severe flu-like symptoms that can lead to a potentially fatal …

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01/09

10 Top Tips for First Time Backpackers

Planning your own oversees expedition? Here are our top tips for first time adventurers.   1). Travel light! You don’t need half as much as you think, especially when travelling to hot countries.  Chances are you …

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26/07

Mosquitos - Top Tips for Staying Bite-free this Summer!

With hot and humid weather descending on the UK, mosquitoes and plenty of other nasty bugs begin to multiply and thrive.  Whilst mosquitoes here do not carry any dangerous diseases, their bite can be irritating, …

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26/07

Typhoid: Get the facts

Typhoid Fever is a potentially fatal bacterial infection. If it is not treated quickly, it can affect many organs and spread across the body causing serious complications. Typhoid Fever is most common in areas with …

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26/07

Travelling to Sierra Leone on Business? Check out our handy guide.

Sierra Leone has long been reputed to be a country of civil unrest, war and poverty. However, in recent years things have stabilised and Sierra Leone is beginning to establish itself as a country with …

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12/06

Traveling to Europe? Have you considered the Tick Borne Encephalitis vaccination?

Tick Borne Encephalitis is a potentially fatal disease that is spread via the bite of an infected tick.  The Tick Borne Encephalitis disease is present in parts of Europe, including Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Scandinavia and the …

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26/05

What is Yellow Fever?

This week we focus on the Yellow Fever Virus, what is it? What can you do to protect yourself? Yellow Fever is a nasty virus that is present in sub-Saharan Africa, parts of Central America, …

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18/05

Hong Kong: The Perfect City Stopover

Hong Kong is a big, bustling, modern metropolis in the heart of Asia.  A former British colony and home to some 7 million people, it is a city combining the old with the new. From …

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