Knowing the drill will help prevent a ruined vacation ... or worse
Experiencing the local flavor sometimes comes at a cost—violent illness. Travel + Leisure
lists ways to avoid the world's most unwelcome travel surprises:
- Malaria: To avoid this dangerous parasite take prophylaxis before traveling—usually mefloquine or chloroquine; and wear long sleeves and a repellent containing DEET.
- Giardiasis: A menace