Healthy Habits When Traveling

Having healthy habits when traveling will, well, keep you healthy. In this post I share my personal healthy habits that I use when traveling. They are habits, not rules. Being ultra strict sucks the fun out of traveling (and life), but getting sick can easily ruin your whole experience. I’ve found that adapting a few […]

Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help Course Review

This post is a Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help course review. A couple of months ago, just for something to do, I attended a Javanese Healing Massage Course. I’ve always had an interest in traditional healing methods but never really got around to learning about them. I guess the Javanese healing course inspired me to […]

Prevention and Treatment of Dehydration

This posts discusses the prevention and treatment of dehydration. Dehydration occurs when the body loses too much fluid, mostly water. Left unchecked it can be life-threatening. I spend most of my time in tropical countries, and when I explore I love to walk. Even when it is stupid hot I prefer to walk. Thankfully, I […]

Preventing and Treating Travelers Diarrhoea

This post discusses preventing and treating travelers diarrhoea. It also talks about the symptoms of travelers diarrhoea, preventing travelers diarrhoea, re-hydration plans, BRAT foods, antibiotics, what to do if it is more serious then travelers diarrhoea, symptoms of dysentery, treatment of dysentery, and natural remedies for diarrhoea and dysentery. To me there is nothing worse […]

Ways of Being an Ethical Traveler

Being an ethical traveler means to lessen your negative impact on issues such as human rights, animal cruelty, the environment, etc., whilst still enjoying a life of travel. This post discusses some of the areas of travel and things you can do in order to be more ethical in those areas whilst still considering things […]

8 Ways to Cure Motion Sickness

In this post I will discuss 8 ways to cure motion sickness. Motion sickness is a common ailment for the traveler. I even get it just sitting in a hammock! Some lucky people don’t get it ever and for others it can be enough to not want to do something. For years I stayed clear […]

3 Methods of Earthing While Traveling

This post gives a basic explanation of what earthing (also known as grounding) is, why we should do it and explains ways of earthing while traveling. Earthing, also known as grounding, is about connecting electrically with the earth. Just as our electrical appliances need to be grounded, so do us humans. The problem is that […]

Most Useful Languages to Learn for Travelers

This post gives a list of the 13 most useful languages to learn for travelers. It also explains how I decided which languages go on the list, what order of importance they they appear in, and how I am going to apply the results to my personal life. When I was a child watching Captain […]

Preventing and Treating Friction Blisters

This post focuses on preventing and treating friction blisters. It also covers what a friction blister is, what a hot-spot is, treatment for hot-spots, preventing friction blisters, treating friction blisters, and how to drain a blister. I love walking. Once I walked for seven weeks (hiking the Bibbulmun Track), and whenever I am in a […]

How to Make Coconut Oil

This post shows how to make coconut oil, the old school way. I mean, it shows how to make coconut oil like they do in the mountain villages in the Philippines. I think coconut oil is one of the greatest things in the world. Seriously. I use it for a bunch of stuff. One day […]

10 Uses for Baby Powder While Traveling

This post lists my top 10 uses for baby powder while traveling. I first came across the usefulness of baby powder many years ago back in my military days. They used to issue a blend of medicated talcum power to put on your feet. Then , during my earlier days of traveling, I would occasionally […]