Sickness and Travel

Mount Agung at dawn in Bali, Indonesia

Getting Sick in Far Away Places

All of the ridiculous injuries, mishaps, bronchitis and motorcycle accidents that I’ve sustained during my 3+ years of round-the-world adventures.

Me and my yurt in the Gobi Mongolia

Tips for Staying Healthy on the Road … and Things to Avoid

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.

climbing gunung agung in bali

3 for 30 Part 2: Gunung Agung, Indonesia

After a wonderful 3 weeks in Australia catching up with old friends, drinking far too much Barossa Valley wine and letting my feet heal, I flew back to Bali to conquer my 2nd birthday volcano on the eve of my birthday.

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