Worried About A Child Traveling Overseas? These 3 Things Will Calm Your Fears

So you’ve just found out that your son or daughter is going to spend next semester studying abroad. How exciting! And pretty much immediately I bet the excitement wore off and you started to worry. Though your kids are technically adults and living out of the house, it’s likely you’ll spend the rest of your […]

3 Tips To Avoiding Food-Born Illnesses

When traveling to a foreign country, one concern travelers have is food born illnesses. Different countries have different parasites that live in food and water, and travelers’ stomachs aren’t necessarily used to those different parasites. In this blog, find out about how to prevent contracting a food born illness. Travelers’ diarrhea, giardia, salmonella poisoning all […]

Get Your “Yellow Card” At International Travel Care

For those of you who have used International Travel Care’s services, you know the value that we add to the safety and fun of your next vacation.  However, it can be a little difficult to describe who we are to friends and family that wonder why you don’t just go to your regular physician. International […]

Malaria Is Transmitted By Mosquitos

During this warming up period of spring in Minnesota, I can’t help but get excited about all the emerging life.  Trees will soon start to bud, the ground will dry out and grass will start to grow, and flowers will add a little color to our world.  Spring is also the time we spend catching […]

Vaccinations for Students Traveling Abroad

Yellow Fever and Typhoid are real threats when traveling abroad.  Even if you are traveling for a short vacation, you should still take precaution as even short term travelers are vulnerable.  Students traveling abroad are at the most risk due to prolonged exposure and should take precaution against yellow and typhoid fever.  Participating in a semester […]