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How to Avoid Bed Bugs While Traveling

One of the worst experiences of my life was suffering through a bed bug infestation. I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy. Unfortunately, bed bugs are more common than ever. If you travel long enough, you will come into contact with these horrible creatures. This guide explains how to avoid bed bugs while traveling. …

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Healthcare in Mexico for Americans: Visit a Clinic, Go to the Dentist, and Buy Prescriptions in Tijuana

Medical tourism in Mexico is booming. More and more Americans travel across the border for healthcare each year. This guide explains, step-by-step, how to visit a clinic, purchase prescriptions, and visit the dentist in Mexico. I also outline options for more serious medical work such as surgery and cancer treatment. This guide is mostly geared …

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The Travelers Guide to Malaria Prevention, Treatment, and Tablets in Africa

While traveling through a malaria zone, you need to take a few additional precautions, that you don’t have to worry about in malaria-free regions. In this guide, I outline the three most popular malaria prevention medications, doxycycline, atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone), and mefloquine (Lariam). I discuss the pros and cons of each medication. I also share tips …

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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling: Tips for Diet, Exercise, Sleep, and Avoiding Sickness

While traveling, it’s easy to throw all of your healthy habits out the window and burn the candle at both ends. This may be sustainable for a short vacation but sooner or later you’ll crash and burn. In this guide, I outline how to stay healthy while traveling or living abroad. I’ll talk about disease, …

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