Because there are times in your travels when things are going to go awry.
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Sadly, booze doesn’t kill bacteria. Here’s how to avoid traveller’s diarrhea. 1. Three little words: “No ice, please.” Only consume ice that you know has gone through a water-purifying system. 2. Drink bottled water, and make sure you witness the cap being unsealed (the same goes for beer). 3. Stick to cooked foods and be wary … Continue reading Avoid Traveller’s Diarrhea
With the exception of a few places (not mentioning any names!), people like it when you at least try to speak in their native language. 1. Buy a couple of different language apps for your phone and practice with them well in advance of your trip. (Read the reviews first.) 2. A pocket phrase book … Continue reading Navigate the Language
Just like clothes-shopping, memorable travel experiences come in with a high-low mix.
If you’ve ever been rolled on the street before you know how utterly soul-sucking it is. Here’s how to avoid pickpockets. 1. Carry your wallet in a front pocket, with the opening facing down. 2. Be alert in busy areas. Pickpockets target train stations, bus stops, crowded street corners and street performances. 3. Be wary … Continue reading Avoid Pickpockets