Posts By: Heather Clifford

Going on safari is such an exicting adventure! Nothing can beat seeing the great African wildlife up close and in real life. Whether you’re going to drive yourself through Kruger, watching the great migration in Kenya or staying in a luxurious camp on a game reserve – you will have your mind blown by the…

Taking antimalarial medication is vital in some parts of the world where malaria is endemic. Furthermore, different regions require different medication to be effective. You’ll find out which medication is recommended for the areas you’re travelling to during your travel health consultation with a Nomad expert, or you can find out using the NHS Fit…

Flu is an acute infection of the respiratory system caused by several different strains of influenza virus. Most people recover from flu in one or two weeks, however those with weakened immunity or other health risks can be affected much more severely. Every year, the flu viruses evolve, requiring the production of a new vaccine…

Backpacking, studying or working abroad for can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. However, being abroad for extended periods can really take it’s toll on our mental wellbeing if we don’t take some precautions to combat culture shock. We’ve been on many long international adventures, so we know how best to cope….

It’s getting ever more popular with travellers, but is still somewhat of an off-the-beaten -track type destination. We love Sri Lanka and think it’s the an outstanding destination for adventure and relaxation alike. Read on to find out why we love it so much and think you should travel to Sri Lanka in 2019. Beautiful…

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…

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…

Zika Virus continues to spread in North & South America, the Caribbean and has even reached Europe. Nomad Medical Director, Professor Larry Goodyer, has news on the latest developments in our understanding of ZIka Virus and it’s effects on pregnancy.   The latest news from the American CDC about Zika is what we have all…

Bed bugs are found worldwide and are a significant problem for many travellers. They are often found in hostels but can also make their way to quality clean hotels, taking a ride in suitcases and backpacks. They have even made it onto planes! Recently it was reported that a British airways passenger plane was taken…