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May 13

May 13, 2014

Tips For Travelling With Nut Allergies

Now some of you may already know, but I have a pretty severe allergy to Walnuts and Pecans (yes, I know, I like being oddly specific). And when I say severe, I mean, full blown anaphylactic shock, looking like something out of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, can’t breathe, sort of severe. In other words, it can be fatal. BUT, this is only the case if I’m not prepared. And (sorry, mum!) but whilst in the UK, this is pretty much…

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Mar 18

March 18, 2014

Sickness & Ill Health Abroad – A Traveller’s Worst Nightmare!

It happens to all of us. One day your fine, the next – everything aches, your dinner from the previous night isn’t staying down and you generally feel and look like complete crap. But, you’re 1000’s of miles from home with no proper understanding of the language of the country you’re in, coupled together with an almighty feeling of embarrassment. It sucks. Luckily, this has only happened to me once. Unluckily for me, it was something a bit more serious…

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