I am considering going to Central and South America during April - June. I don't know how far into the jungles I will be going, but I certainly won't be going to the Amazon this time around. Is it ...
I've been in other countries where malaria prevention is a must like Senegal or Kenya and almost all low cost accommodations include a mosquito net (sometimes broken, but in general in good ...
When I travel, I find myself getting bitten by mosquitoes not when I'm outside hiking, but when I'm inside eating or relaxing or otherwise sitting still. All the recommended insect repellents I've ...
Related to this question. I've moved into a telecommuting position that requires me to travel to the worksite once or twice a month and stay in a hotel. One of the things I'm paranoid about is staying ...
Personally, I have not encountered cockroaches, but I wish to know how to deal them if I do. Are there any health concerns related to them? Are they in the habit of sneaking into your bed or luggage? ...
Bed bugs have become a real problem recently, with more and more places reporting outbreaks. What can you do to avoid being exposed to these nasty parasites? If you do get exposed, what can you do ...
Safety concerns for tourists vary in type in countries. Some have insect concerns, eg. types of spider bites to avoid. Other countries have diseases which people should take vaccines for prior to ...
Following on from the mosquito repellent question, I would like to ask about another insect which for me is much harder to deal with, sand flies. Answering a recent question about Honduras brought ...
There are many different kinds of insect repellents and bug sprays on the market: sprays and lotions, chemical and natural, huge percentages of DEET and lower percentages, etc. What type of mosquito ...
We're going to travel around China, visiting mainly major cities. We'll be taking a river cruise in the south and probably visit some rice fields, so I expect we do need some protection. We ...