Deet Based Mosquito Repellents

For many destinations mosquito repellent is an important piece of your kit. Repellents can stop the irritation of bites and stings but more importantly it can protect you from blood borne diseases such as Malaria. With so many repellents on the market it’s dificult to know which one to choose. The majority contain the chemical deet […]

Travel Vaccinations Low-down

Travel to other countries and climates can expose you to serious disease and health risks. Dangerous diseases which may not be present in your home country – such as malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever and rabies – are more likely to be present in tropical and sub-tropical destinations, many of which are very popular with […]

How to avoid Travellers’ Diarrhoea

Travellers’ Diarrhoea is one of the most common illnesses picked up by travellers all over the world, and it is said to be experienced by up to a half of European travellers who spend a fortnight or more in developing parts of the world. While it doesn’t usually pose a serious threat to your health, […]

What to do if you get ill Abroad

Even the most careful of travellers can become ill while they’re travelling or on holiday abroad, and unfamiliar medical facilities and language barriers can make the experience even more stressful than it would be at home. Practical tips When you start showing symptoms of illness, write them down and check whether any of your travel […]