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Steps to Take Before Heading Off On Your Travels

For the past year and a half, travel has been off the cards for many of us. This has been due to the coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic, which has caused governments around the world to close their countries’ borders or advise citizens against travel in a bid to slow and minimize the spread of the virus.

However, with the worldwide rollout of the vaccine underway, and with many countries slowly getting back to life as usual, many of us are turning our minds to our first trips away as soon as we are allowed. Of course, there are a few things you should do when booking your trip and before boarding your flight that can help to make your trip as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Here are a few to consider!

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3 Things to Do When You Get Sick While Traveling Solo Abroad

In case you didn’t know, I got sick in Vientiane on my last Indochina trip. This was my first experience getting sick while traveling alone. Ironically, it happened on what was supposed to be my birthday trip.

Visiting all ten ASEAN country members was on my list of things to do before I turned 30. Long story short, life happened that I could only check it from the list this year on my 31st birthday… Who would have thought that the momentum became one of the most bittersweet birthdays ever for me?!

Not only did I finally check something on my wishlist, but it was also the first time for everything… From getting sick during my solo travel overseas, to unexpectedly getting a chance to travel across the Thai-Laos border with corps diplomatique service on my freaking birthday!

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