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Travelers Rule #1: Don’t drink the water! Everyone knows about travelers’ diarrhea. It is one of the most common and most embarrassing travel-related illnesses. Between 30% to 70% of travelers are affected, depending on the destination and season. Bad water can cause even more serious problems than a couple days of diarrhea. Certain amoebas and [...]

How do I choose good travel insurance? This is a question we get asked all the time. Which provider is best? How can I get coverage as a resident of Ecuador? Who covers Ecuador? Update (April 25, 2018): Earlier today, the Ministry of Tourism announced that the new requirement for tourists coming into Ecuador has [...]

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