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How I get rid of food poisoning effectively when travelling

How I get rid of food poisoning effectively when travelling

I’ve been there. In Uyuni, Bolivia. One of the smallest, baron towns you travel through within the Americas. To suddenly be hit by Viral Gastritis.

Most likely from a dogey piece of food in La Paz market. Uyuni didn’t even have a pharmacy.

Preparing for war

I locked it down. Found the nicest accommodation I could Hotel Los Girasoles and prepared for war. Telling myself I can get through this. I did. But, I dragged it out for three…

7 top tips tech checklist for digital nomads before travelling

7 top tips tech checklist for digital nomads before travelling

I’ve got out there. And I mean OUT THERE. In the Mexican jungle to suddenly have a problem with my Mac. Wishing I’d done these checks from experience before leaving.

The checklist

Hindsight is bloody awesome. 7 top tips tech checklist for digital nomads before travelling.

After years of living as a digital nomad, backpacking the world. Here’s my hindsight tech checklist to do before leaving home for your holiday, travel, backpacking adventure or no-end in sight nomad life.

I use a…

Finally solved on Mac how to fix Could not recover SATA HDD after 5 attempts terminating error

Finally solved on Mac how to fix Could not recover SATA HDD after 5 attempts terminating error

My Mac has decided to constantly freeze and re-start several times a day whilst I’m using it. This is going to be one of those weeks.

This happened to me while I was living a nomad digital life in Tulum. Finally solved on Mac how to fix Could not recover SATA HDD after 5 attempts terminating error.

No Apple stores around

And only one café with internet fast enough for downloading OSX systems. Shit! Subsequently you may find my post here:…

India's natural remedy for indigestion

India’s natural remedy for indigestion

Don’t be put off by this strange offering at the end of a meal in India.
India’s natural remedy for indigestion. It’a natural stomach remedy. that helps digest food but also aids in a variety of stomach problems. Fennel seeds with sugar. If anyone knows how to aid their stomachs, Indians do. Let’s face it they eat curry for breakfast lunch and dinner day. Day in day out and still manage to frequent to the toilet like a normal person.
Some…

Travel backpack and trekking boots recommendation. Mans feet hang on the edge of a mountain at the peak of the ABC trek in Nepal

Travel backpack and trekking boots recommendation

A little recommendation if you’re seeking a good travel backpack and trekking boots
Travel backpack and trekking boots recommendation. To put it simply:
The boots
Sorrel boots @sorrel: Hiked nearly 200km of the Himalayas; 5 day Inca Trail, 10 days in Patagonia, Bolivia and Volcanoes in Chile. Still going strong. Kinda fashionable to if I might add and  I didn’t even have to wear them in.
Sitting at the peak of the ABC trek in Nepal looking over the…

The best Himalayan travel adventure on earth: 3 day Kuari Pass Trek. A man holds his hands out embracing the Himalayan views with mountains in front of him

How to maintain muscle mass when travelling

Stick to these tips to support and maintain muscle mass when you’re away from your routine

How to maintain muscle mass when travelling.

 

BCAA: Take these tablets with you.The foundations of protein synthesis and muscle building. The body can’t produce these and so they must be ingested from food/supps. It’s often difficult to find adequate sources of nutrition to supply your body with the required levels of BCAA for maintaining and increasing fitness whilst travelling. Having these little gems helps with…

Nutrition and fitness tips for trekking at attitude

After recently trekking the ABC over 10 days in Nepal I found a few little tips helped me along the way.
Nutrition and fitness tips for trekking at attitude. These tips help in terms of not loosing muscle mass, aiding performance and good preparation.

Tiger balm, garlic, ginger and a date on a table with the Himalayan mountains in the backdrop

Nutrition recommendations when trekking

Ginger and garlic: Split the garlic and put it into your water bottle along with the ginger. It aids…

The benefits of chewing Chew Coca leaves. Hands holding cocoa leaves in Peru

The benefits of chewing Chew Coca leaves

The benefits of chewing Chew Coca leaves. The three leaf offering sign to pachamama.
Despite their obvious qualities, que Escobar, and the fact it’s actually very difficult to get hold of them outside of Peru and Bolivia (although you can buy them in tea form elsewhere). There’s a reason the Incas and Peruvians chew these leaves like Europeans and Americans chew gum

White teeth
Chewing the leaves strengthens your gums and whitens your teeth. The same oxidization that is responsible for overcoming high-altitude…