What is altitude sickness and what can you do about it?


It is often thought that it is something that you only encounter at high altitudes such as in Himalayas: altitude sickness. But you’re at risk as ‘low’ as 2,500 meters. More and more places in the world are becoming accessible to tourists, including beautiful mountain areas where you have a real chance of suffering from […]

Everything you need to know about malaria when traveling


Getting the right vaccines is an important part of preparing for your trip. But you can’t get a shot for every disease out there. There’s been a lot of discussion about malaria for instance. And rightly so, because apart from that malaria is damn annoying, it can also be life-threatening.   First of all: I am […]