Staying healthy while traveling

Written by Sarah Moore


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- Wash you hands thoroughly before all meals.

- When purchasing meat and seafood, look for proper refrigeration.

- Cooked food is generally safer for consumption. Raw and undercooked food can carry an array of pathogens.

- Be wary of un-pasteurized milk and milk products

- The National Center for Infectious Diseases publishes informative travelerís health information. Food and drink risks can be accessed through: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/food-drink-risks.htm

Insect Bites Be sure to cover up with insect repellant Ė especially when travelingrepparttar tropics. Spray on repellant with DEET will offer yourepparttar 142704 greatest protection. Use mosquito nets while sleeping. Also, be sure to research whether insect carried diseases are a problem where you intend to travel.

Sunburn Many of us travel to find a spot inrepparttar 142705 sun but overexposure can cause severe sunburn. Stay inrepparttar 142706 shade during extreme burn times and use plenty of sun block. When choosing sun block, checkrepparttar 142707 SPF Factor andrepparttar 142708 brand. SPF 30+ is recommended when traveling down-under.

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Sarah Moore has been in the travel and tourism industry for over 20 years and is currently working with one of the worlds largest coach networks. Sarah is also the webmaster of TravelJ - A Traveler's Resources & Information Network - http://www.travelj.com


Travel Guidebooks Reviewed

Written by Sarah Moore


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http://www.frommers.com/

Letís Go Letís Go provides comprehensive guidebooks for those on a strict budget. Backpackers will find these guidebooks especially useful. The books tend to focus on current events, culture, and politics and are completely written by students. While Let's Go doesn't quite haverepparttar resources that other titles have, things are told exactly how they are.

http://www.letsgo.com

Fodors Fodors offers a sizeable range of guidebooks similar to Lonely Planet. The guidebooks provide very thorough information - and IFodors is a great addition, allowing you to download entire books onto your PDA as well as interactive maps, and other up-to-date information.

http://www.fodors.com

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Sarah Moore has been in the travel and tourism industry for over 20 years and is currently working with one of the worlds largest coach networks. Sarah is also the webmaster of TravelJ - A Traveler's Resources & Information Network - http://www.travelj.com


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