November 22, 2011
Tuesday Travel Tip - Travel Health and Safety for Teens and Adults:
What’s REALLY a risk in that place? Consult the Center for Disease Control “Destinations” page with your written itinerary. Familiarize yourself with the advisories listed therein, and cross-evaluate with other websites. Read travel blogs from people on the ground in your destination. The Lonely Planet Thorntree Forum and TripAdvisor.com are great places to pose questions: “How are the hospitals in Yangon?” “Did you see more tourists than mosquitoes in Luang Prabang?” The World Health Organization is essential reading for the rogue backpacker traveler. Conde Nast’s medical editor provides some basic vaccine suggestions for the “Urban and Upscale” itineraries.
The Friendship Tours World Travel Health & Safety advice continues next week on our blog: One size fits a few, but not you...