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 ...
When I hitchhiked through KL last year it didn't rain at all so I didn't need to take precautions. I think it was July/August. Now at the end of November there's a big downpour every day and rain is ...
I have heard that in countries where malaria or dengue fever are endemic, local residents have built up resistance to the diseases so that contracting them is rare or impossible. Is this true, and is ...
I'm looking to plan a 4-5 day trip at the end of March to get away from the cold and relax. I've just moved to Seattle from the East Coast where there are a ton of options for this sort of excursion, ...
I know that "Europe" has its own tropical rain forest in French Guyana. But if you focus on continental Europe, where lies the closest tropical rain forest in terms of traveling hours?
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 ...
To get a decent sleep I nearly always use foam ear plugs when I travel, as I wake up to easily from any noise. I have a preferred brand and they work pretty well. You roll them between your fingers to ...