When you travel into Africa you should always have a well-kitted first aid kit. Apart from special medication needs like chronic medicines for adults and paediatric medicines for children there are a few basic things that should be in every first aid kit. If you already have a first aid kit for travelling, don’t forget that medicines have a limited shelflife. Check the ‘use by’ date on each pack, and, if necessary ask your pharmacist for advice to ensure the contents of your kit remain effective and safe to use. Continue reading What you must have in your First Aid Kit
Having a GPS is all good and well, but not every GPS will satisfy your needs. When you go out to buy yourself a GPS you have to consider carefully what you want to use it for. You will need a different GPS for a self-drive trip into remote areas than for other activities such as hiking, mountain biking or just normal city navigation.
When you start planning a trip there are certain important administrative things that you have to see to if you do not want to spoil an otherwise well planned trip. One should have a checklist that you look at when you start planning and then double check just before you leave to make sure that you have taken care of all the last minute arrangements as well. Continue reading Trip planning checklist