Managing Medications Across Time-zones

Managing your medication dosage can be challenging even when you’re at home in your regular routine. While adding travel and a different time-zone into the mix can cause disruption to your schedule, that doesn’t mean your condition and medication requirements should prevent you from travelling all together. The key to safely managing your medications is…

Staying Safe in the Sun

Exploring some of nature’s most beautiful landscapes, visiting history’s most significant landmarks or simply wandering the streets of a new city are what travel is all about. While adventures can see you enjoying yourself outside more than you normally would and in turn getting more exercise—it can also mean you’re increasing your exposure to the…

How to Handle an Emergency

Emergencies can arise at anytime and anywhere. While at home many of us may feel we would know what to do if an emergency occurred, when you’re travelling and outside your usual environment situations can become much more challenging to handle. To help prepare you for anything that may arise, we’ve put together five helpful…

Healthy Sleep Habits

Sleep is a precious commodity these days. If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning, you already know how you’ll feel the next day — tired, cranky, and out of sorts. The American Acadamy of Sleep medicine recommend adults have at least 7 hours of sleep, and a little more for teens. According to…

Travelling During Hurricane Season

The recent 2017 hurricane season showed us just how devastating these weather events can be, with massive damage caused throughout the USA and Puerto Rico. While going on a holiday from June to November around the Atlantic can cause travellers a bit of stress, it can also make visiting a destination much more affordable –…

Travelling for the Over-65s

Travelling to foreign countries and regions is not restricted to those who are young. More and more older individuals are travelling in their retirement years. Every traveller needs plenty of time to prepare for a holiday or business trip and this is particularly important for the older traveller. Chronic conditions become more apparent as we…

India in Focus – Health Advice

India attracts the avid and adventurous traveller, and those with a thirst for unique and memorable cultural experiences. India abounds with beautiful landscapes, tremendous cultural diversity and festivals full of tantalizing colour and light. Many festivals occur over the year, including the Holi festival of colour (each March) and the Diwali festival of lights (around…

Sea Sickness

There is nothing quite like being on a boat, breathing in the fresh sea air, and being somewhat dependent on the weather conditions and the sea. Unfortunately, almost everybody will experience sea-sickness on the rough seas, and some can be affected even when it’s relatively calm. Whilst you are getting your sea-legs, your brain is…

Bali in Focus

With its fantastic beaches and a rich and diverse culture, Bali is a popular travel destination in Indonesia. For a range of travellers it is a very popular place to have a relaxing and stress-free holiday. For younger people, keen to experience the party atmosphere and island nightlife, Bali has also become a popular destination…

Travelling Gluten Free

Travelling with a conditions such as coeliac disease or gluten sensitivity should not stop you from seeing the world and experiencing the fun that comes with travel. Organisation and planning is the key to a successful ‘gluten free’ trip. Coeliac disease is a condition where gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, oats and rye)…

Cruising – How to Stay Healthy

Cruising continues to be increasingly popular for many travellers. Cruise ships are like small cities on the sea. In our busy lives, being able to visit several destinations in a relatively short period of time without having to move from one hotel to another is an attractive option for many. Cruise ships are also stylish…

How to Eat For a Better Sleep

Sleep is a precious commodity these days. If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning, you already know how you’ll feel the next day — tired, cranky, and out of sorts. The American Academy of Sleep medicine recommend adults have at least 7 hours of sleep, and a little more for teens, but according…