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India Travel tips and Safety Information For Tourists – A Comprehensive List

India is a beautiful country and every year millions of tourists visit this country. Here are some essential travel and safety tips which should be considered by anyone travelling to India. 1. Medications: Always consult your doctor regarding immunizations that should be taken like Hepatitis A and Polio. Additional vaccinations that your doctor may recommend are Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), ...

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10 Unknown Side Effects of Neem

Neem is one of the most valued herbs in Ayurveda. It has strong medicinal properties. But with good things, there are some flaws associated. This wonderful evergreen traditional herb has some serious implications on your health, if taken in higher doses. In some cases, side effects of neem have proven to be life threatening for small children. So, before you ...

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Ultralight Backpacking Water Treatment

Water is one of the most important items in your pack, and one of the heaviest. You need it to sustain energy. You need it to avoid body aches, headaches, and becoming so uncomfortable that you don’t enjoy your hiking experience. If you can avoid carrying too much water, you’ll enjoy a far lighter pack. Your ability to find safe ...

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Swine Flu and Air Travel – 8 Tips to Make it Safer

Swine flu is making air travel for most Americans something of a crap shoot. There are the obvious exposures of re-circulated air, close proximity to strangers and other risks almost none of which are controllable. However, there are a few things you can due to defend yourself. The first question is do you absolutely have to fly, particularly during a ...

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Formalities Before Boarding the Plane

  Before you travel, it is important to learn about weather and health prevailing in the host country.  Raw meat cafe? you should be an expert to partak in local delicacies.                                                   Are there epidemics? What are ...

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Hospitals in Chiang Mai, Thailand – Medical Tourism

Chiang Mai Ram Hospital This is the premium private hospital in Chiang Mai, and with the price range to match: but then again, you get what you pay for, though the Ram is not necessarily where you might want to have your check-up or physician appointment if you are a backpacker traveling on a limited budget. The Ram has comprehensive ...

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African Travel Tips When Visiting Reunion

Reunion is an island born out of a volcano, makes for a rather unusual tropical paradise. Reunion is made up of two great mountain ranges, Peak of the Snows and Peak of the Furnace, separated by the Plains. Unique features are the black sand beaches and the imposing Cirques, a geological curiosity that act as natural amphitheatres. Although a French ...

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