Living Without Books: The Adventurous Traveler’s Guide to Health


Want to travel exotic lands and developing countries but health concerns keep you at home? Whether you’re visiting African urban centers or South American jungles, The Adventurous Traveler’s Guide to Health by Christopher Sanford, M.D., is your safe ticket to a walk on the wild side. Start by asking the right questions. How do I find a pre-travel provider? Which vaccines are a must? Worried about traveling with children or with serious health problems? Good news! This informative guide is packed with answers. “Most people with most medical problems can visit most destinations,” says Sanford, addressing concerns ranging from food allergy to exotic disease, including common causes of illness and death to travelers (probably not what you think). From what to pack to how to plan medical evacuation, Sanford’s easy Q&A format makes it all understandable—and puts your mind at ease. Tuck this little guide into your suitcase and be on your way.