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Travel vaccines 0

Travel vaccines

Better safe than sorry! Today I went to the Institute of Tropical Medicine in my town here in Antwerp. Since I’ll be traveling to a lot of countries I’ve never been before, I figured the wise thing to do was to get preventive vaccines. Since it’s summer time now, the waiting time was quite long (1h30) and that for a consult of not more than 15 mins…. but in the end it’s a necessary wait if you WANT TO LIVE! *cue dramatic sfx* Anyhow, once I got in the room, the doctor quickly went through the form they had us...

What to pack? Travel equipment 2

Travel equipment budgetting (pre-travel)

  Since this is the first time I’m actually going on an backpacking trip, I still need to buy a lot of the necessary equipment for the long travel away from home. The last time I was backpacking (by coincedence) around in Thailand I was totally unprepared for it and this time around, I’ll make sure not to make the same mistakes again! The last couple of weeks did some research what other backpackers take with them on their travels. And since then I’ve visited several hiking and camping stores in the neighbourhood in search of the ULTIMATE round-the-world gear...