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Health and Safety

Health and safety tips for Asia to keep you feeling good and ready for the next challenge. Learn about common scams to avoid, travel safety tips, and ways to take care of yourself on the road.
  1. Scams in Asia (7)
  2. Vaccinations for Asia (4)

Travel Safety in Asia
Learn about the biggest threats to you and your trip while in Asia. These tips will keep you healthy and happy while enjoying your travels.

How to Avoid Mosquito Bites
Use these 10 tips and useful facts to help avoid mosquito bites on your trip to Asia.

Budget Travel Insurance
Learn exactly how to protect yourself while traveling with budget travel insurance. Read about policies, what to look for in a provider, and find cheap plans for Asia.

Travel Health - Five Common Ailments that Affect Travelers
Learn about the most common five ailments that affect travelers on their trips, and how to prevent each one from causing you trouble!

India Travel Tips
Use these India travel tips for safety, healthy, and avoiding culture shock.

Jet Lag Remedies
Don't let jet lag affect your trip. These natural jet lag remedies will help you to adjust your internal clock quicker upon arrival.

How to Check for Bed Bugs
Learn how to check your hotel room for indications of bed bugs.

Travel Safety Tips for Southeast Asia
Simple tips to keep you safe in Southeast Asia.

Why Travel?
So why travel? See 7 good reasons that travel will enhance your personal development.

Hiking Safety - 10 Threats on Outdoor Adventures
You may encounter these 10 threats while hiking in Asia, and any one could ruin your adventure -- be prepared!

What is Dengue Fever?
Dengue fever is a serious problem in Asia. Read about what it is, symptoms, and how to avoid dengue while traveling.

Drugs in Thailand
Drugs in Thailand are illegal and many countries in Southeast Asia enact the death penalty for those caught. Read about the drug scene and related issues.

Safety Tips for Monkey Encounters
Much of Asia is home to many species of monkeys. Chance monkey encounters are fun and photo-worthy, but always know what to do if the unpredictable creatures decide to go on the offensive!

How to Avoid Bedbugs in Asia
Bedbugs have made a recent comeback, even infesting five-star hotels around the world. Learn how to check your room for bedbugs to avoid bringing these pests home.

Avoiding and Curing Traveler's Diarrhea
Nearly everyone traveling Asia gets a bad stomach eventually. Read about the causes, symptoms, and cures for traveler's diarrhea.

H1N1 Prevention Tips for Travelers to Asia
Learn how to avoid the dreaded H1N1 virus that has been circulating around Asia.

Sunburn and Sun Protection Tips
Much of Asia is located close to the equator, making for stronger-than-expected sun. Use these tips to avoid looking like the lobster you had for dinner.

Staying Healthy in India
Sanitation and Hygiene still need improvement in India. Learn how to cope and how to keep yourself healthy in these conditions.

Hiking Safety - Avoid These 10 Threats on Adventures
Whether climbing a volcano or simply going for a day hike, avoid these 10 bad scenarios to stay out of trouble.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S. government website with health information for travelers.

Safety Tips for Using Foreign Taxis
Many scams and thefts involve rogue taxis or drivers. Use these safety tidbits to avoid bad situations with taxis.

Choosing Travel Insurance for Southeast Asia
Use this advice for choosing the best policy for your trip to Southeast Asia. Some health insurance policies will provide additional baggage protection for laptops and expensive cameras.

World Health Organization
The international World Health Organization website with information about health concerns worldwide.

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