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Round the World travel gear

This is our list of travel gear useful for long term trips in remote areas on a controlled budget. If you’re on a business trip or having a relaxing holiday, then you can get away with taking far less and simply buying it at your destination. This will help support the local economy and can be a fun adventure in itself.

Round the World travel gear is a post from: DIY Bespoke Trips

How to apply for the correct visa

A visa allows a foreign citizen to visit a country for a limited period of time, usually 30 days or 6 months. They are often just stamps in your passport but can also be quite beautiful full page stickers, so it’s vital to ensure you have adequate space in your passport for longer trips where multiple visas may be required.

The ABCD of Avoiding Malaria

Actor George Clooney recently contracted malaria on a charity trip to Sudan, where he is a frequent visitor to raise awareness of the conflict in Darfur. Proving that no matter how you travel you’re equally susceptible to malaria it’s a good time to remind ourselves how to avoid this potentially lethal disease.

Kiva Microfinance Update

As promised, we’re giving back to the communities you’re visiting, so thanks to you we’ve just made our 70th loan. This time we’re supporting a grocery store in the Philippines, a taxi company in Kyrgyzstan and a market stall in Uganda.