Where to Travel for the Best Well-Being

Posted on September 02, 2016

According to data collected from The Boston Consulting Group, people in Norway have the best ‘well-being’ in Europe, and Macedonia has the worst. The Boston Consulting Group based their research upon 44 different well-being indicators, including wealth, health and education, to give each country a score out of 100.

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Important Information for Anyone Heading to the 2016 Olympics in Brazil

Posted on June 17, 2016

In August over 2 million travellers are expected to arrive in Brazil, ready to watch over 10,000 athletes from 206 countries compete for just 306 medals across 28 sports. Unfortunately, the 2016 games have been somewhat overshadowed by problems within Brazil, for example the Zika virus (which is especially concerning for young women). To help anyone travelling to Brazil in 2016, here are our top tips for a drama free trip.

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Mother Forced to Pay Thousands to Protect her Daughter against Anaphylactic Shock

Posted on April 08, 2016

Travelling with any medical condition can add a whole new level of stress to a holiday, but this anxiety can be amplified for people who suffer from a potentially fatal allergy to something quite commonly associated with travel, such as peanuts. In these situations you can usually request a nut free flight, and can also ask the cabin crew to make an announcement to passengers, but what do you do if they refuse?

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Invention could Prevent Viruses Spreading on Planes

Posted on February 08, 2016

There is nothing worse than arriving at your holiday destination, only to suffer from cold or flu for the rest of your trip. Or alternatively, arriving home and coping with a bug as well as the back to work blues. However, there is new hope for travellers as one teenager claims to have a solution.

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Allergies and Aircrafts: The Real Dangers of Flying

Posted on November 23, 2015

Living with severe food allergies day to day can be extremely stressful for suffers, but what if you had no control over the offending food source coming into close contact with you at 35,000 feet?

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Attention: Not Going on Holiday is Bad for your Health

Posted on October 09, 2015

A shocking majority of us do not take our annual holiday allowance, and instead let our precious days off fall to the way side. However, now there is a medical reason to ensure you take every last day – not going on holiday is bad for your health.

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1 in 4 Holidaymakers Struck Down with Food Poisoning

Posted on September 14, 2015

According to recent research from law firm Slater and Gordon, 1 in 4 Brits have been struck down with food poisoning during a trip abroad, leaving many seriously unwell and unable to enjoy the rest of their holiday.

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Disabled Passengers Avoid Flying

Posted on July 17, 2015

Trying to navigate the airport is almost always a stressful process, the hustle and bustle, the endless queues and not to mention the inevitable delays. However, very few of us stop to think how amplified this stress would be if we had a disability.

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Drug Resistant Malaria is Spreading

Posted on June 08, 2015

When travelling worldwide it is important that travellers visit their doctor before they depart, to enquire if they need any extra inoculations or preventative medicines before travel. However, what would you do if there was no medicine which could protect you against a potentially fatal illness?

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Lack of Research putting Traveller’s Health at Serious Risk

Posted on April 10, 2015

When planning a trip abroad it’s easy to focus more on your holiday wardrobe and ordering currency, rather than investigating any potential health concerns you should be aware of before travelling. However, this lack of awareness could be putting your health at serious risk – even in Europe.

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