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Cazzy Magennis

Hello world! I am Cazzy and I am the type 1 diabetic half of Dream Big travel far! I met Bradley in my second year of University and I have been torturing him ever since. He's my best friend, he inspired me to follow my  travel dreams, he motivates me to keep going when I am finding things tough and he reassures me everything is going to be okay, and without him I would not be on this journey I am today. My life with diabetes would be so much harder without him, and I can't wait to travel the world with him!

That brings me to why this blog is so important to me. I have three things I want to achieve (which were inspired by Bradley's role in my diabetes), and that's to inspire, motivate and reassure all my fellow diabetics that despite the hard times, and the down days, we can still achieve everything we want to in life, whether that be travelling to anywhere in the world, or becoming a doctor or scientist, whatever it is. I want to show you how I manage my diabetes and travelling to hopefully give you the tools to do it too. I want us as a community to not feel excluded by the rest of the world, yes having diabetes might mean a little more preparation, but it doesn't stop us from taking on the adventures non-diabetics can do, so that is how this site has been designed, I am here to inspire you to do it, and then we can join in on the fun with everyone else. There is nothing Bradley will do that I can't!

I hope you find it reassuring hearing to know travelling with a non-diabetic isn't a burden, it doesn't make you any less able, and I hope he inspires you the way he has me!

I am more than happy to provide a listening ear, or offer any advice on experiences I have taken, so do not hesitate to contact me. I love hearing and meeting other diabetics and their stories, and I want to build a community that can take on the world together!

So...let's dream big and travel far (Really far)!

Travel stories
11 Best Places To Visit In Kathmandu 2019
Cazzy Magennis
12/12/2018
Travel stories
Visting The Taj Mahal: The New Wonder Of The World
Cazzy Magennis
12/11/2018
Travel stories
The 5 Best Beaches In Goa For Foreigners for 2019
Cazzy Magennis
12/10/2018
Travel stories
Booking A Sri Lanka Safari in 2019? Everything You Need To Know! [2019]
Cazzy Magennis
12/10/2018
Travel stories
The 14 best places to visit in Delhi for couples 2019
Cazzy Magennis
12/7/2018
Diabetes
The Different Types Of Insulin Pumps Available In 2019
Cazzy Magennis
12/4/2018
Reviews
Ultimate 2019 Guide: The Best Honeymoon Hotels In Sri Lanka
Cazzy Magennis
11/28/2018
Travel stories
11 Perfect Places To Visit In Pushkar in 2019
Cazzy Magennis
11/26/2018
Travel stories
Exploring India: 10 Places To Visit In Jaipur In One Day
Cazzy Magennis
11/25/2018
Travel stories
12 Awesome Places To Visit In Udaipur In 2 Days [2019 and beyond]
Cazzy Magennis
11/22/2018
Diabetes
The Ultimate Christmas Gifts For Diabetics In 2018: A Gift Giving Guide
Cazzy Magennis
11/20/2018
Travel stories
Our 3 week Sri Lanka Itinerary: The Best Places To Visit in 2018
Cazzy Magennis
11/16/2018
Travel stories
17 Best Places To Visit In Jodhpur In Two Days: A Complete Guide
Cazzy Magennis
11/10/2018
Travel stories
Surf, Sea and Sun: 11 Things To Do In Arugam Bay
Cazzy Magennis
11/4/2018
Diabetes
Switching Time Zones With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
11/1/2018
Travel stories
12 Perfect Places To Visit in Trincomalee in 2018
Cazzy Magennis
10/30/2018
Travel stories
Discover 12 Totally AWESOME Things To Do In Mirissa [2018]
Cazzy Magennis
10/29/2018
Reviews
The 10 Best Bungalows In Kandy: Our Ultimate 2018 Review
Cazzy Magennis
10/25/2018
Diabetes
8 Tips To Survive Halloween With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
10/25/2018
Travel stories
12 Amazing Things To Do In Unawatuna In 2018 And Beyond!
Cazzy Magennis
10/24/2018
Travel stories
Visiting The Dog Care Clinic In Unawatuna: Our Experience
Cazzy Magennis
10/24/2018
Reviews
Amazing Accommodation In Anuradhapura: Our Top 12 Choices [WITH PICS]
Cazzy Magennis
10/20/2018
Travel stories
2 Days In Kandy: 7 Brilliant Places To Visit In Kandy Sri Lanka [2018]
Cazzy Magennis
10/20/2018
Travel stories
The 13 best places to visit in Anuradhapura in 2018!
Cazzy Magennis
10/19/2018
Reviews
The Best Accommodation In Ella: Our 9 Favourite Places To Stay
Cazzy Magennis
10/16/2018
Travel stories
The 7 Best Nuwara Eliya Waterfalls You Must See In 2018 [+ Maps!]
Cazzy Magennis
10/16/2018
Travel stories
The 9 Best Hotels In Nuwara Eliya Near Gregory Lake [+Best Prices!]
Cazzy Magennis
10/13/2018
Diabetes
5 things they don't tell you when you're diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
10/12/2018
Travel stories
Staying at the Villa Mount Royal in Nuwara Eliya
Cazzy Magennis
10/11/2018
Travel stories
Staying at the Sundaras Resort & Spa in Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Cazzy Magennis
10/6/2018
Diabetes
Diabetes Burnout: What is it?
Cazzy Magennis
10/2/2018
Travel stories
Our Incredible Wilpattu National Park Safari (Less Than $100!)
Cazzy Magennis
10/1/2018
Travel stories
Our stay at Cassandra Culture Resort in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Cazzy Magennis
9/29/2018
Budget Travel
Top 5 Things To Do On A Budget In Thailand
Cazzy Magennis
9/29/2018
City Break
Exploring Normandy: Things to do in Rouen [2018]
Cazzy Magennis
8/3/2018
Diabetes
Travelling Vietnam With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
7/19/2018
Diabetes
Travelling Bolivia With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
7/18/2018
Diabetes
Travelling Argentina With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
7/17/2018
Diabetes
Swimming With Diabetes: A Guide
Cazzy Magennis
7/10/2018
Diabetes
Diabetes And The Beach: Tips For Management
Cazzy Magennis
6/26/2018
Budget Travel
Discover The 9 Best Things To Do In Split In 2019 And Beyond!
Cazzy Magennis
6/16/2018
Diabetes
Surviving The Amazon Rainforest With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
6/14/2018
Diabetes
Travelling Brazil With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
6/14/2018
City Break
Visiting Dubrovnik On A Budget In 2019 And Beyond!]
Cazzy Magennis
6/14/2018
Budget Travel
The 4 Best Things To Do In Hallstatt In The Winter
Cazzy Magennis
6/7/2018
Diabetes
TSA Guidelines For Diabetes Supplies
Cazzy Magennis
4/26/2018
Diabetes
Travel Hacks: The MedAngelOne Sensor
Cazzy Magennis
4/21/2018
Budget Travel
Prague City Guide [How To See Prague On A Budget]
Cazzy Magennis
4/19/2018
Budget Travel
The Best Hotels in Vietnam (At a Great Price Too!)
Cazzy Magennis
4/17/2018
Budget Travel
The Top Things To Do In Innsbruck: A Day In The City
Cazzy Magennis
4/16/2018
Budget Travel
Vienna on A Budget: The Best Things To Do
Cazzy Magennis
4/16/2018
Diabetes
2018 FreeStyle Libre Sensor Review: All Your Questions Answered!
Cazzy Magennis
4/16/2018
Diabetes
Diabetes and Sleep Deprivation: How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
Cazzy Magennis
4/15/2018
Diabetes
Flying with diabetes [10 things you should know]
Cazzy Magennis
4/11/2018
Budget Travel
Things To Do In Vang Vieng, Laos (More Than Just Tubing!)
Cazzy Magennis
4/9/2018
Diabetes
Insulin Travel Cases 2018: Finding The Best [+Cheapest] One For You!
Cazzy Magennis
3/29/2018
Diabetes
Skiing with type 1 diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
3/6/2018
Diabetes
How To Manage Your Diabetes In Cold Weather
Cazzy Magennis
2/27/2018
Travel stories
A Chiang Mai Travel Guide: The Top Things To Do
Cazzy Magennis
2/2/2018
Travel stories
Top Things To Do In Pai, Thailand: Your Ultimate 2018 Travel Guide
Cazzy Magennis
1/30/2018
Diabetes
A Guide To Drinking Alcohol While Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
1/29/2018
Travel stories
Showcasing The Top Things To Do In Chiang Rai
Cazzy Magennis
1/29/2018
Diabetes
Dealing With Problems While Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
1/24/2018
Travel stories
The 5 Top Things To Do In Battambang In 2018 And Beyond!
Cazzy Magennis
1/24/2018
Travel stories
A Guide To Island Hopping In Thailand In 2018
Cazzy Magennis
1/22/2018
Diabetes
Managing Your Type 1 Diabetes At A Waterpark
Cazzy Magennis
1/22/2018
Diabetes
Switching From Insulin Pump To Insulin Pens: A Guide
Cazzy Magennis
1/22/2018
Diabetes
Tips For Road Tripping With Type 1 Diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
1/17/2018
City Break
A Guide To Visiting Venice On A budget: The Top Things To Do
Cazzy Magennis
12/11/2017
Diabetes
Counting Carbohydrates Abroad With Diabetes
For all you food-loving type 1's out there
Cazzy Magennis
11/8/2017
Travel stories
A Bangkok City Guide: The Top Things To Do In Bangkok
Cazzy Magennis
10/30/2017
Diabetes
Myabetic Review: Tools To Help Me Travel The World
Cazzy Magennis
10/1/2017
Travel stories
A Complete 2018 Guide To Visiting Kampot: Cambodia's Hidden Gem
Cazzy Magennis
9/17/2017
Diabetes
Going Through Airport Security With Type 1 Diabetes
It doesn't need to be as stressful as you think
Cazzy Magennis
9/7/2017
Diabetes
Managing Diabetes In The Heat
The heat can wreck havoc with our diabetes, so here are my tips on trying to manage your diabetes in the heat!
Cazzy Magennis
7/18/2017
Travel stories
A Guide To Getting Around Bali In 2018: Everything Explained!
Your guide to getting around Bali whether it's by bike, car or bus!
Cazzy Magennis
7/13/2017
City Break
Your Complete Guide To Visiting Amsterdam On a Budget
Cazzy Magennis
6/27/2017
Diabetes
How To Eat Healthy On Holidays With Type 1 Diabetes
Here's how to eat as much as you want!
Cazzy Magennis
5/30/2017
City Break
Turin City Guide - How I Spent Three Nights In Torino
How I experienced this remarkable city
Cazzy Magennis
5/4/2017
Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes And First Aid - What You Need To Know
Claim your spot for a free course in type 1 diabetic first aid
Cazzy Magennis
4/13/2017
Travel stories
A Reflection On 4 Months In South America
A reflection on looking after myself and my type 1 diabetes whilst travelling in South America.
Cazzy Magennis
4/11/2017
Travel stories
10 Tips For Surviving The Full Moon Party In Thailand
Be prepared for the best night of your life!
Cazzy Magennis
4/7/2017
Diabetes
Surfing With Type 1 Diabetes [Exclusive Q & A With a Pro]
How to get wet and wild
Cazzy Magennis
3/19/2017
City Break
Three Days Travelling In Potosí
Your guide to a three day citybreak to the highest city in the world, Potosi!
Cazzy Magennis
2/28/2017
Diabetes
Travelling With An Insulin Pump: Your One-Stop Guide
Why it could be the best route for you
Cazzy Magennis
2/20/2017
Diabetes
Should I Get An Insulin Pump?
From my own experience on both pumps and pens
Cazzy Magennis
1/26/2017
Food
My Top 5 Food And Drinks From South America
The complete list!
Cazzy Magennis
1/18/2017
Charity Project in Bolivia
Project 2: Test Strips
Please give this a read.
Cazzy Magennis
1/14/2017
Motivation
Why Did I Start a Type 1 Diabetic Travel Blog?
Here's some of my motivations
Cazzy Magennis
1/9/2017
Diabetes
Top 10 Tips For Travelling With a Type One Diabetic Child
This is one for the kids
Cazzy Magennis
1/6/2017
Diabetes
What Is Type 1 Diabetes? Educating The Masses
Let's stop with the misconceptions!
Cazzy Magennis
12/18/2016
Diabetes
Diabetes And High Altitude: Your Complete Travel Guide
I've experienced the challenges!
Cazzy Magennis
12/4/2016
Diabetes
My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Story
It all started when I was 16 ...
Cazzy Magennis
11/14/2016
Diabetes
How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling: All You Need To Know!
Travelling abroad with insulin? Here's what to do ...
Cazzy Magennis
11/4/2016
Diabetes
Packing For a City break With Type One Diabetes
In 10 easy steps
Cazzy Magennis
10/12/2016
Diabetes
Can a Type 1 Diabetic Trek Torres Del Paine?
I survived to tell the tale..
Cazzy Magennis
10/10/2016
Diabetes
The Amazon Riverboat Cruise- A Type 1 Diabetic’s Perspective
From Belem to Manaus
Cazzy Magennis
9/28/2016
Travel stories
4 Days Spent Backpacking In Salvador!
The African heart of Brazil, full of tradition, life and fun!
Cazzy Magennis
9/18/2016
Diabetes
Our Fundraising Campaign For Type 1 Diabetics In Bolivia
This is a must read!!!!!
Cazzy Magennis
9/5/2016
Travel stories
Exploring Vitoria...The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
On the beautiful sunny coast of Brazil
Cazzy Magennis
9/4/2016