Category Archives: Hints, Tips and Safety Advice

The New Forest – General Hints Tips and Safety Advice

New Forest ponies

New Forest ponies

How safe is it in the New Forest?

The New Forest isn’t like the outback in Australia, in general the wildlife is pretty friendly (with one notable exception) and the terrain mostly easy going. Probably your biggest problem when walking off road will be getting lost so a good map, preferably a GPS one, or a phone app that does the same job, is a very good idea if you plan a nice woodland walk. Continue reading

Egypt – general hints, tips and safety advice

The Sphinx

The Sphinx

Do I need immunisations for Egypt?

Egypt has a very limited risk of malaria and vaccinations are not necessary although using insect repellent is advised. You may read advice that suggests you get vaccinated against Typhoid and Hepatitis A, I have never had these myself but if you feel you must then go along to your doctor and discuss it. As with all holiday destinations it’s a good idea to make sure all your normal vaccinations are up to date, such as polio and tetanus. Continue reading

Morocco – general hints, tips and safety advice

Djemaa el Fna

Djemaa el Fna

Do I need immunisations for Morocco?

Morocco is malaria free and vaccinations are not necessary. You may read advice that suggests you get vaccinated against Typhoid and Hepatitis A, I have never had these myself but if you feel you must then go along to your doctor and discuss it. As with all holiday destinations it’s a good idea to make sure all your normal vaccinations are up to date, such as polio and tetanus. Continue reading