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Whether traveling, relocating or digital nomading, your health insurance will depend on your nationality or residency, or what your employer has set up for you, or a combination… Or there may be nothing limiting what healthcare services you do or don’t have access to.  The latter absolutely applies to emergency medical care, which any hospital anywhere is obligated to provide.…

Studying abroad is an incredible and once-in-a-lifetime experience. It’s the chance to travel to and live in a foreign country of your choosing to experience and learn from another culture by being immersed in it. In many cases, it opens you up to the possibility of traveling to other nearby cities and countries. However, since you will be in a…

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If you consider travel insurance to be an extra unnecessary expense, you’re not alone. Travel insurance has a bad rep around the world, with most people lamenting over paying for something they probably won’t end up needing. However, life’s full of unexpected events – and those events don’t need to be catastrophic to ruin a trip. You never know when…

Here at Healthy Travel Blog, you may have noticed that we’re big proponents of having health insurance coverage when you travel internationally. But it’s not just a gentle suggestion. More and more, travel health insurance is a requirement when you travel. The London Telegraph’s Peter Pallot reports on the number of countries that won’t let you through customs if you…

Here in the States, everyone is still talking about the flu. Influenza has swept across the country and kept hundreds of thousands of people out of work or school, and it remains an issue that has plenty of people nervous. But in other parts of the world, they’re talking about dengue fever. Specifically, the BBC reports on a dengue outbreak…

Staying healthy while traveling – and the difficulty in doing so – was a big news topic this week. Researchers seem to think that just about the worst way in the world to stay healthy is to get on an airplane. J. Peder Zane of The New York Times reports that there are “zillions” of germs on your standard airliner.…

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