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Travel

12/01/2018

NEWS: WHO Supports Immunisation Against Cholera In Zambia

Following an outbreak of cholera in Zambia’s capital, 1 million residents of Lusaka are set to be immunised against the deadly disease. The outbreak initially started in the Chipata sub-district on the 2nd October 2017, where it continued to spread leading to the Minister of Health to declare an outbreak on the 6th October¹. On the 9th of January 2018, the Zambian Government placed a temporary suspension on the issue of passports and national identity cards in a bid to contain the disease².  It is only now that the Zambian government... Read More

16/08/2016

The World’s Most Scariest Bridges

If you are not a fan of heights, you may not want to scroll down any further. Most of the time we don’t think twice when crossing bridges, especially if we are travelling by car. You rarely get too close to the edge to see over the sides, so you feel safe in your crossing. But what about those bridges that let you see a little more than you’d like? The ones crossing vast gorges with wire framed sides. Or how about the rope bridges you need to cross on... Read More

20/04/2016

The Most Extreme Travel Destinations In The World

We have put together a list of some of the most extreme, and craziest destinations you can visit. For some people, the idea of the perfect holiday abroad is to be on a sun bed beside the pool, a drink in one hand, a book in the other. Nothing extreme about that! Some want to spend a holiday in the UK, at one of the many beautiful coastal villages or towns. Having fun on the beach, and walking the cliff tops. All finishing off with a night at the local pub,... 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

17/03/2016

Things to Remember Before You Travel

There are some vital things to remember before you travel, and you’d be surprised how many people forgot these things. Whether your next trip is for a weekend away, a two-week sun break or a month trekking, getting organised is something that will prepare you for all scenarios when abroad. We look at some essential things you need to plan for and arrange before you head off on your travels… Top 6 Things to Remember Before Travelling Pack Light: Pick a reasonable sized suitcase that you can easily transport. You... Read More

22/02/2016

How To Stop Malaria Ruining Your World Adventure

You have saved and worked hard for this holiday, don’t let malaria ruin in. If you are visiting a country that has a risk of malaria, then it is important to take the necessary precautions so you do not pick up the disease when travelling. The last thing you want is to have planned and saved for the journey of a lifetime, only to be struck down by malaria because you failed to take the right precautions. There is a range of anti-malaria tablets available on the market, and the... Read More

28/01/2016

5 European Treasures to Explore This Year

Get the wanderlust bug with these unique travel destinations hidden away in the corners of Europe. We have compiled a list of 5 unique travel destinations in Europe to help ignite your wanderlust, and plant these seeds for you to get planning your own holiday of a lifetime. We all dream of finding that perfect holiday, some want weeks by a pool, others want adventures and exploration. With so many obvious places you can choose to go abroad, what about those places that are not so obvious, some of which you’ve never even heard of?... Read More

30/10/2015

Our Top 5 Essentials For Long Journeys

When you have a long distance to travel, it is beneficial to think about tackling what potential challenges you might face. While there is little you can do about flight delays or missing your train connection, you can prepare for the little things. Here at Travelpharm we have a team of well travelled staff members and our team have put together our essential travel items to help make your journey that little bit easier. Care Plus Clean Pro Hygiene Gel helps to protect your hands, with softening & cleansing anti bacterial gel... Read More

20/08/2015

20 Reasons To Travel The World

We’re all guilty of putting certain things off because the time isn’t right or because we’re scared of the change it might evoke. Many people quote money and time as the main reasons they can’t take a break. With international travel easier now than ever before, here at Travelpharm we have put together a list of 20 reasons why you SHOULD explore this planet. Top 20 Reasons To Travel The World 1: Budget Options International travel doesn’t have to cost the earth. Air fares can be bagged for as little... Read More

22/07/2015

Top 7 Family Holiday Essentials

Now that Easter has passed, it’s that time of year again; where we all marvel at how fast the time has passed since Christmas and start to spend A LOT of what little time we have to spare daydreaming about our forthcoming summer holidays. Whether it’s a sunny beach in Spain, a cottage in the UK or a blowout trip to the other side of the world, there are fundamentals that need to be arranged. We know that it is not always easy juggling life working full time, bringing up... Read More