First Aid Kit

5 Items I Always Have in my First Aid Kit

Posted In: Travel Tips
A first aid kit is a must for any traveller and there are plenty of “off the shelf” type kits that are great for most needs. But there are specific items that may not be in your standard first aid kit that I always make sure are included in my kit. Item 1 – Blister Pads You never know when you will get a blister, even if you have worn your shoes a lot before travelling.  Even when visiting cities we walk a lot and it is not uncommon for us to walk over 20km each day.  I wear my favourite and most comfortable[...]

7 Tips for Travelling with Medication

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If you are planning a trip overseas and you take medication, you have some pre-planning you need to do.7 Tips for Travelling With MedicationHere are seven basic guidelines to help when planning your trip.Talk to your doctor or travel medical specialist before travelling about any medicines and / or medical devices you need to take with you.  Make sure you discuss prescription medication as well as over the counter medicines and complementary / homeopathic medicines that you may take.Contact the Embassy or Cons[...]