Travellers’ diarrhoea is the most common illness to strike travellers. It can ruin days of travel plans and leave you in some very stressful and embarrassing situations. Don’t let it ruin your trip; here are some simple and effective ways that you can help you stay in control and beat travellers’ diarrhoea. Prep your gut…

Travelling together can be such great way to bond with a group of friends or family. Whether you and your crew prefer lounging on beautiful beaches, culture and history or adventurous trips packed with action, there’s somewhere amazing waiting for you and your friends. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite group…

Even well seasoned travellers can occasionally find themselves having to make a mad dash through the airport but it doesn’t need to be this way! Follow our tips and you’ll get through the airport in a breeze every time. Do Your Research Do your research and find out the recommended arrival time pre-flight for your…

What is Meningitis ACWY? Meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) are rare but life-threatening infections. They are caused by several groups of meningococcal bacteria – the most common types are A, B, C, W and Y. Young people, children and babies are at the highest risk of catching meningococcal disease. Meningococcal bacteria can cause two serious…

Trying new dishes is one of the best things about travelling. Food really completes the experience of delving into a new culture and often opens your eyes to much more about the history of a region. For many travellers, planning a trip means working out the best places to eat along the way. We’ve put…

1. Wash your hands properly! Before you eat, after going to the toilet wash your hands. The important thing is to make sure you wash them properly so you don’t contaminate your own food. Wet your hands, lather with soap and scrub your hands for 20 seconds. Rinse off and dry thoroughly using a paper…

Unbeatable Medical Kits

Patrick Hutton is an explorer/adventurer whose escapades have taken him on expeditions through jungles, over mountain ranges and across deserts, on every continent except Antarctica. The one piece of kit Patrick won't travel without? A Nomad Medical Kit! Here, he tells us why Nomad kits really are unbeatable... Expeditions have been a passion of mine for...

Backpacking Guide

Here at Nomad, we’ve been getting backpackers properly prepared for travel for over 25 years. We’re able to provide backpackers with the best travel health, safety and kit advice and have created this helpful guide to get you ready for your big adventure. Sun, Sea & Sex.. If you have unprotected sex you are at…