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Avoiding Rabies in Asia

Information about the prevalence of rabies in Asia for families traveling with kids. Rabies is not a disease you commonly hear about or associate with family travel with kids, but it is something you should be keeping on your radar. In fact, children are at higher risk of contracting rabies as they are attracted to animals and less likely to be able to avoid scratches and bites from affected animals. For anyone traveling to Asia with kids including destinations like Bali, Thailand, Vietnam, Fiji or the Philippines, here are some travel tips from International Medical Clinic in Singapore for how to avoid rabies coming into contact with your family.

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Family Adventure Holidays: Tibet Insider

Unusual family holiday destinations don’t get much more unusual that Tibet. If you love family adventure holidays, Tibet with kids is a brilliant combination of hiking, sightseeing and appreciating the fresh air. Just ask guide Jamin York (who goes by the name Losang) who has lived in Tibet with kids Tsering (8) and Norbu (6) for more than 13 years. suitcases&strollers chatted to Losang of Plateau Photo Tours about what a family holiday in Tibet with kids really involves and when you should start planning.

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Everest Base Camp With Kids

Family adventure holidays don’t get much more adventurous than visiting the famous Base Camp at Mount Everest. But did you know, far from involving lots of hiking and serious climbing, you can actually drive right into Base Camp at Mount Everest with kids? Guide Jamin York – also known as Losang – has guided over 1,200 clients over the years around Tibet including his two sons Tsering (8) and Norbu (6). He also continues to take visitors on tours to Everest Base Camp from the Tibetan side. He tells suitcases&strollers his travel tips for how to do it and why visiting Everest Base Camp with kids is, in terms of unusual holiday destinations, one family holiday with a difference.

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The Permanent Travellers, Part 3

Herman Zapp and his wife Candelaria are fulfilling their lifelong dream to explore the world and have been travelling since 2000. Apart from a few months here and there, they have been on the road in their 7-seater Graham-Paige 1928 from Alaska to Argentina, all around Australia and around 13 countries in Asia. Their four children are truly global citizens and were born in the course of their parents’ travels – Pampa (11 in the USA), Tehue (8 in Argentina), Paloma (6 in Canada) and Wallaby (4 in Australia). Herman (currently in Zimbabwe) tells suitcases&strollers about the joys of permanently traveling with kids and why their life is so much more than just an extended family holiday.


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