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First Aid

17/07/2019

Everything You Need To Know About Climbing Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro Soon? Don’t forget about Malaria, Altitude Sickness and Water! Climbing Africa’s highest mountain is not an easy feat. Mt Kilimanjaro is found in Tanzania and is 5895m (19340ft) above sea level. Every year nearly 16,500 climb hike to the summit. Most make it but many don’t carry on reading to find out why! Fact: Did you know that Mount Kilimanjaro is comprised of 3 dormant volcanic cones  Where Is Mount Kilimanjaro? Kilimanjaro is located in the Kilimanjaro National Park close to the border of Tanzania and Kenya. It... Read More

21/06/2018
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What Should Be In Your Travel First Aid Kit

When it comes to ‘Travel First Aid’, how do you know if you are getting it right? Depending on your destination and activities, you might need to bring very little with you in terms of first aid. A standard small travel pack might just suit you fine. If you are planning a more adventurous holiday, or are expecting different hygiene levels or limited access to medical aid, it is worth kitting out beyond basic necessities to help you out in a pinch. Basic first aid kit A basic first aid kit should... Read More

11/06/2018
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Basic First Aid Skills You Need To Have

When you are going on holiday or preparing for long-term travelling, getting into trouble is the last thing on your mind. Of course, we always wish you never encounter any problems, but it is good to prepare for some basic injuries. This way, you can treat easy scrapes, and also know when to call the professionals. In this post, we will go through some first aid basics and essentials, such as cleaning and dressing a small wound, burn, or sprain. We will also discuss some of the symptoms that mean... Read More

12/04/2016

Being First Aid Prepared When Travelling

While we all hope to get through our holiday injury or sickness free, there is always a chance that something might happen to you when abroad. Obviously, when travelling you want to take the essentials, but some trips might require a little more than sun cream and allergy tablets. For some journeys, you might require a little extra protection, things like jungle treks, safaris, hiking or adventure holidays. As the locations and activities get more extreme or hazardous, it’s vital that, if you suffer a minor injury, you have things... Read More