Getting Sick While Traveling

Getting sick on the road is something many of us fear, and that can be daunting when you are in a new place. These are posts that address what it is like to be sick far from home, as well as tips for avoiding it as you travel.

Me and my yurt in the Gobi Mongolia

Dos and Don’ts for Getting Sick on the Road

Most people do get sick on the road at one point in their travels. If you are lucky, your illness will require a quick trip to the doctor and some antibiotics or anti-parasite medication. If you are me, your illnesses will straddle several continents, a multitude of body parts and an exploration of Eastern and Western medicine – all in the span of one year.