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Diabetes
TSA Guidelines For Diabetes Supplies
Some people can find it stressful with TSA airport security, so to ease the stress, I've put together a guide on TSA guidelines for diabetes supplies.
Cazzy Magennis
4/26/2018
Travel stories
How do we afford to travel the world?
Here's a look at exactly how we make our money and are able to afford to travel the world (p.s. it's not through a trust fund or because our families pay!)
Bradley Williams
4/23/2018
Diabetes
Travel Hacks: The MedAngelOne Sensor
A little guide to the MedAngel sensor! What is it, how it works, and why it's a great device for travelling with type 1 diabetes. Keep reading....
Cazzy Magennis
4/21/2018
Budget Travel
Prague City Guide [How To See Prague On A Budget]
Your Prague City guide showcasing the top ways to see Prague on a budget. With the best things to see, eat, drink and do in the wonderful city of Prague.
Cazzy Magennis
4/19/2018
Budget Travel
The Best Hotels in Vietnam (At a Great Price Too!)
Your guide to the best hotels in Vietnam as experienced by us on our three weeks travel throughout Vietnam. With pros, cons and links for you to book too!
Cazzy Magennis
4/17/2018
Budget Travel
The Top Things To Do In Innsbruck: A Day In The City
A city guide to help you discover the top things to do in Innsbruck in one day. From were to visit, what to eat and how to get there, we have you covered.
Cazzy Magennis
4/16/2018
Budget Travel
Vienna on A Budget: The Best Things To Do
If you're planning on visiting Vienna on a budget, then check out our ultimate guide of things to do, where to eat and where to stay. We've got you covered
Cazzy Magennis
4/16/2018
Diabetes
The FreeStyle Libre Sensor: What You Need To Know
Your ultimate guide to the FreeStyle Libre Sensor. From what it is, the benefits, where it's available, how much the Libre costs and much more...
Cazzy Magennis
4/16/2018
Diabetes
Diabetes and Sleep Deprivation: How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
Diabetes & struggling to sleep is a real reality for lots of us. This post gives you tips to help you get some more sleep (better quality sleep too!)
Cazzy Magennis
4/15/2018
Travel stories
Renting A Scooter In Southeast Asia: All Your Questions Answered!
Renting a scooter in Southeast Asia is one of the most enjoyable things you can do, but there's a few things you should know if it's your first time!
Bradley Williams
4/12/2018
Travel stories
Exploring Hoi An Ancient Town [+5 Other Things To Do In Hoi An]
Looking for the best things to do in Hoi An? Well, the Hoi An Ancient town should definitely be at the top of your list. Here's what you can get up to ...
Bradley Williams
4/11/2018
Diabetes
Flying with diabetes [10 things you should know]
A guide to prepare you with the ultimate 10 things you should know about flying with diabetes. With tips and advice to ensure your journey is a smooth one.
Cazzy Magennis
4/11/2018
Travel stories
The 10 Best Things To Do In Da Lat 2018 [PLUS Maps And Pictures!]
If you're looking for a break from the endless heat, and want to head into the mountains, then check out these 10 best things to do in Da Lat, Vietnam.
Bradley Williams
4/9/2018
Budget Travel
Things To Do In Vang Vieng, Laos (More Than Just Tubing!)
A travel guide to Vang Vieng in Laos covering the top things to do, other than the famous tubing experience. Discussing when to go, how to visit and more.
Cazzy Magennis
4/9/2018
Diabetes
Insulin Travel Cases: A Comparison (And Where To Find Them!)
Your guide to the insulin travel cases on the market to help keep your insulin cool. Their benefits, disadvantages and where to find them for purchase.
Cazzy Magennis
3/29/2018
Diabetes
Skiing with type 1 diabetes
Your guide to skiing with type 1 diabetes and how to manage your blood sugars when busting air. I offer you my top tips that I've learnt from skiing.
Cazzy Magennis
3/6/2018
Diabetes
How To Manage Your Diabetes In Cold Weather
A guide to managing your blood sugars in the cold and diabetes in cold weather. From how it affects your body, and tips on achieving level blood sugars.
Cazzy Magennis
2/27/2018
Travel stories
A Chiang Mai Travel Guide: The Top Things To Do
A complete guide to the top things to do in Chiang Mai, featuring all the hot spots and a few unique ones we discovered on our travels in Chiang Mai..
Cazzy Magennis
2/2/2018
Travel stories
Top Things To Do In Pai, Thailand
Pai is a beautiful area of Thailand, and I've put together a guide to the top things to do in Pai alongside how to get there, when to go and where to stay!
Cazzy Magennis
1/30/2018
Travel stories
A Backpacker’s Guide To Mũi Né In Vietnam
If you're travelling through Vietnam on a budget, then this backpacker's guide to Mũi Né will help you to stay within budget and have a great time.
Bradley Williams
1/29/2018
Diabetes
A Guide To Drinking Alcohol While Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes
A guide to enjoying alcohol with type 1 diabetes. Whether it's a causal Friday night tipple or a party, follow these tips for drinking with type 1 diabetes
Cazzy Magennis
1/29/2018
Travel stories
Showcasing The Top Things To Do In Chiang Rai
Your guide to the top things to do in beautiful Chiang Rai, located in Northern Thailand. From temples, to waterfalls, we've got your itinerary sorted!
Cazzy Magennis
1/29/2018
Diabetes
Dealing With Problems While Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes
Your guide to dealing with problems and mishaps whilst travelling with type 1 diabetes. It's never as bad as you think it will be in your head...
Cazzy Magennis
1/24/2018
Travel stories
Top Things To Do In Battambang, Cambodia
Your guide to the top things to see and do in Cambodia's unique city, Battambang. From bat caves, to killing caves, we've got your itinerary covered....
Cazzy Magennis
1/24/2018
Travel stories
5 Amazing Things To Do In Nha Trang, Vietnam
During our 3 week trip through Vietnam, Nha Trang was the next place to stop. So for inspiration, here's the 5 best things we recommend you do there.
Bradley Williams
1/24/2018
Travel stories
Our 3 Week Vietnam Travel Itinerary: The Best Places To Visit!
If you're visiting soon and are looking for the best places to visit, then the 3 week Vietnam travel itinerary that we followed will not let you down!
Bradley Williams
1/23/2018
Travel stories
9 Reasons To Visit The Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (Phnom Penh)
If you're looking for things to do in Phnomh Penh, then you must visit the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center. In fact, here's 8 reasons why you must go.
Bradley Williams
1/22/2018
Travel stories
A Guide To Island Hopping In Thailand
Here's my journey to Bangkok, Ko Samui, Ko Phangan, Phi Phi, Krabi and other exotic destinations! Enjoy my complete guide to island hopping in Thailand.
Cazzy Magennis
1/22/2018
Diabetes
Managing Your Type 1 Diabetes At A Waterpark
Some tips & tricks for managing type 1 diabetes at a waterpark. You don't have to miss out, there is some steps to take to ensure you have the best time!
Cazzy Magennis
1/22/2018
Diabetes
Switching From Insulin Pump To Insulin Pens: A Guide
This guide explains why and how to switch from an insulin pump to insulin pens, whether it's for one day or a week. It's definitely possible.....
Cazzy Magennis
1/22/2018
Travel stories
Getting a Sak Yant Tattoo In Bangkok [And How You Can Get One Too!]
Probably like yourself, I had never even heard of a Sak Yant tattoo, but I was so drawn in by how unique it was that I quickly decided I had to get one.
Bradley Williams
1/17/2018
Diabetes
Tips For Road Tripping With Type 1 Diabetes
Here's our tips and tricks for taking a road trip with type 1 diabetes. Whether it's a few hours, a week, or a couple of months, we've got you covered.
Cazzy Magennis
1/17/2018
City Break
A Guide To Visiting Venice on a budget: The Top Things To Do
A guide to the top things to do, see and eat in the beautiful Italian city of Venice. Explore it's charm, atmosphere and immerse yourself in romance.
Cazzy Magennis
12/11/2017
Diabetes
Counting Carbohydrates Abroad With Diabetes
Have you ever worried about counting carbohydrates whilst travelling abroad to new countries? Don't worry. Check out this complete guide with tips & tricks
Cazzy Magennis
11/8/2017
Travel stories
A Bangkok City Guide: The Top Things To Do In Bangkok
The top things to do in Bangkok : from what to do, where to stay and when to go, how to travel around and lots more useful information...........
Cazzy Magennis
10/30/2017
Diabetes
Myabetic Review: Tools To Help Me Travel The World
I've been fortunate enough to review two Myabetic cases, designed specifically to help you travel the world more easily when you have a lot of supplies.
Cazzy Magennis
10/1/2017
Travel stories
The 9 Best Beaches In Bali
In case you hadn’t already realised, we absolutely loved Bali! There’s plenty to see and do, for everyone, and beaches to suit everyone’s tastes.
Bradley Williams
10/1/2017
Travel stories
A Guide To Visiting Kampot: Cambodia's Hidden Gem
Kampot lies in the South of Cambodia and it’s a far cry from the manic nature of the capital Phnom Penh; an oasis of tranquility which I fell in love with.
Cazzy Magennis
9/17/2017
Diabetes
Going Through Airport Security With Type 1 Diabetes
Have you ever had the feeling of anxiety when heading through airport security with type 1 diabetes? Well, hopefully experience will help to reassure you.
Cazzy Magennis
9/7/2017
Diabetes
Journeying Through Central And South America With Type 1 Diabetes
Inspiring fellow diabetics to live their dreams and travel the world with type 1 diabetes. Be prepared and nothing can stop you from achieving your goals.
Valeria Garcia
8/22/2017
Travel stories
Where To Stay In Bali: No Matter What Your Budget!
After 3 weeks spent living in Bali and exploring as much of the island as possible , I thought it useful to share our thoughts on where to stay in Bali.
Bradley Williams
7/21/2017
Diabetes
Managing Diabetes In The Heat
Your guide to managing diabetes in the heat with tips I have learnt along the way from my travels. From staying out of DKA to keeping equipment cool.
Cazzy Magennis
7/18/2017
Travel stories
A guide to getting around Bali
The best way to get around Bali, Indonesia, whether it's by taxi, car, bus or bike, we have you covered on all you need to know for the perfect getaway.
Cazzy Magennis
7/13/2017
City Break
Your Complete Guide To Visiting Amsterdam On a Budget
Travelling Amsterdam on a budget isn't impossible. I've done it- twice! Here is your guide to an amazing time in Amsterdam whilst sticking to a budget.
Cazzy Magennis
6/27/2017
Diabetes
How To Eat Healthy On Holidays With Type 1 Diabetes
A guide to eating healthy on holiday with type 1 diabetes no matter where you are in the world. With personal tips from my own experiences on the road!
Cazzy Magennis
5/30/2017
City Break
Turin City Guide - How I Spent Three Nights In Torino
In the past on my birthday, I've done Venice, Verona and Rome, but this time I wanted to go for the “lost” capital of Italy; Turin, or in Italian, Torino.
Cazzy Magennis
5/4/2017
Travel stories
The 22 best things to do in South America (don't miss a single one!)
First off, "why 22?" I hear you ask. Well, these are the 22 awesome things to do in South America that gave us the most memorable 4 months of our lives!
Bradley Williams
4/26/2017
Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes And First Aid - What You Need To Know
Do you know what to do in an emergency with a type 1 diabetic? Are your friends aware of first aid? It's important to know what to do in an emergency.
Cazzy Magennis
4/13/2017
Travel stories
A Reflection On 4 Months In South America
A reflection of 4 months travelling in South America. Here's what I did right and what I will do differently on our next trip. Also, a bit about type 1!
Cazzy Magennis
4/11/2017
Travel stories
10 Tips For Surviving The Full Moon Party In Thailand
It's a touristy event, and on the typical backpacker's trail, but you need to try the Full Moon Party at least once, just to say you’ve done it!
Cazzy Magennis
4/7/2017
Diabetes
Surfing With Type 1 Diabetes [Exclusive Q & A With a Pro]
Is surfing with type 1 diabetes possible? Will I be able to wear an insulin pump? What if I take a hypo in the water? It's easy to feel overwhelmed!
Cazzy Magennis
3/19/2017
City Break
Three Days Travelling In Potosí
Potosi is filled with character and charm, and it was our second stop in beautiful Bolivia, keeping reading below to find out what we got up to...
Cazzy Magennis
2/28/2017
Diabetes
Travelling With An Insulin Pump: Your One-Stop Guide
With limited experience, travelling with an insulin pump can seem like a worrying and potentially risky task, but I'm here to tell you why it's not.
Cazzy Magennis
2/20/2017
Diabetes
Should I Get An Insulin Pump?
What is an insulin pump? Are insulin pumps worth it? How do I get an insulin pump? Questions, Questions, Questions! Maybe it's time for some answers ...
Cazzy Magennis
1/26/2017
Food
My Top 5 Food And Drinks From South America
I really love food! I love eating, cooking and smelling food; so one of the best things about South America was being able to try all sorts of new foods!
Cazzy Magennis
1/18/2017
Charity Project in Bolivia
Project 2: Test Strips
In Bolivia at the moment, due to a lack of Government subsidy and support, test strips are both very expensive and also very hard to come by for type 1's.
Cazzy Magennis
1/14/2017
Motivation
Why Did I Start a Type 1 Diabetic Travel Blog?
Ever since I was a young girl I dreamed of travelling the world, there is no better feeling than exploring cultures, cities, foods and meeting people.
Cazzy Magennis
1/9/2017
Charity Project in Bolivia
Project 1: Life-Saving Information
This is the first of 2 projects we are working on to support the roughly 150 children around La Paz in Bolivia who lack even basic diabetes care.
Bradley Williams
1/8/2017
Diabetes
Top 10 Tips For Travelling With a Type One Diabetic Child
I may not be a parent yet myself, but I know plenty of mothers and fathers who worry about taking their child away on a trip if they have type 1 diabetes.
Cazzy Magennis
1/6/2017
Diabetes
What Is Type 1 Diabetes? Educating The Masses
There is a common theme in what people think causes diabetes…sugar. I'd like to clear up that little misconception- Diabetes has nothing to do with sugar.
Cazzy Magennis
12/18/2016
Diabetes
Diabetes And High Altitude: Your Complete Travel Guide
Does altitude affect your diabetes? Some people say yes, some say no. As with many aspects of diabetic care, it depends largely on the individual.
Cazzy Magennis
12/4/2016
Food
Your Definitive Guide To KFC In South America
4 months from away from home is simply too long for any hardcore fried chicken lover like myself, here’s your go-to-guide for eating KFC South America.
Bradley Williams
12/3/2016
Diabetes
Diabetes And Tattoos: Here's The Lowdown
Hello world – I’m Ramona, a German blogger on flugzucker.de. Cazzy asked me to write a guest post on getting a tattoo with Type 1 Diabetes – so here we go!
Ramona Stanek
12/2/2016
Diabetes
My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Story
Happy world diabetes day! This is our day, to celebrate how far we've come, to share our stories and to spread much needed awareness. This is my story ...
Cazzy Magennis
11/14/2016
Diabetes
How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling
I'm often asked, how do you keep your insulin cool in the heat? Or how do you keep your insulin alive in the cold? My answer to that is always FRIO bags.
Cazzy Magennis
11/4/2016
Diabetes
Packing For a City break With Type One Diabetes
Packing for a city break with type one diabetes can be tough, so here I will show you in just ten easy steps how to enjoy a stress free vacation.
Cazzy Magennis
10/12/2016
Travel stories
Guide To Perito Moreno Glacier: Facts, Tours, Hikes And Directions
Perito Moreno Glacier lies just 48 miles from El Calafate in Argentina; luckily this was our next stop in Patagonia. This is one place you can't miss!
Bradley Williams
10/11/2016
Diabetes
Can a Type 1 Diabetic Trek Torres Del Paine?
YES they can. Type 1 diabetics can trek Torres Del Paine...just like everyone else! It took a lot out of me, but here's my story and how you can do it too!
Cazzy Magennis
10/10/2016
Travel stories
Camping in Torres Del Paine National Park
What is the “W” trail? How much does it cost to visit? How do I get there? Here's all the information you need when camping in Torres del Paine, Chile.
Bradley Williams
10/9/2016
Travel stories
6 Days Spent On a Boat From Belem To Manaus
Ever wondered what it's like to cruise down the Amazon? Plenty of people do it between 2 Amazonian cities called Belem and Manaus. So we gave it a go ...
Bradley Williams
10/1/2016
Diabetes
The Amazon Riverboat Cruise- A Type 1 Diabetic’s Perspective
A week on the Amazon on a boat with no luxuries and a limited supply of equipment and food. This was not set to be the best environment for my diabetes ...
Cazzy Magennis
9/28/2016
Travel stories
4 Days Spent Backpacking In Salvador!
Oh Salvador, the African heart of Brazil, full of tradition, life and fun! Here's an idea of what we got up to during our time backpacking there.
Cazzy Magennis
9/18/2016
Diabetes
Introducing T1International
As part of our ongoing fundraising campaign, 25% of the funds raised will go to a charity called T1International. They've been fantastic in supporting us.
Elizabeth Rowley
9/8/2016
Diabetes
Our Fundraising Campaign For Type 1 Diabetics In Bolivia
We want to summarise why we decided to raise money for diabetics in Bolivia during our travels in South America, and what your funds will be going towards.
Cazzy Magennis
9/5/2016
Travel stories
Exploring Vitoria...The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Vitoria was a stop off point for us to break up the journey to Salvador, but even so, I had Googled there, and the place looked beautiful and interesting,.
Cazzy Magennis
9/4/2016
Diabetes
4 Days Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes In Rio De Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro was our first stop in South America, so it was the first test for my diabetes. I was a little bit nervous and here's how it went ...
Cazzy Magennis
8/28/2016
Travel stories
The 4 Best Things To Do In Rio De Janeiro
The start of our 4 month journey in South America began with a fantastic 4 day stay in Rio de Janeiro. Here's the things you can’t leave Rio without doing.
Bradley Williams
8/28/2016
Diabetes
My Top 3 Travel Mishaps...So Far..
Diabetes is far from perfect. There's no such thing as perfect blood control. Let me talk you through a few of my travel mishaps and how I overcame them!
Cazzy Magennis
8/17/2016
Diabetes
Travel Hack - “The Handee Bra”
Whenever I come across anything that I think will benefit fellow type ones like me, I like to share it! Anything to make life a little easier can't be bad.
Cazzy Magennis
8/13/2016
Diabetes
My Adventures With Type 1 Diabetes And Cycling
I was diagnosed when I was 22, and I will be 51 next month. Cazzy and Bradley asked if I could talk a bit about my experiences with cycling and Type 1.
David Endy
8/11/2016
Travel stories
How To Spend An Incredible Week In Füssen, Bavaria
What has brought Füssen more notoriety and what drew us there is that it is but a short trip from the famous fairy-tale-like Neuschwanstein castle.
Bradley Williams
8/8/2016
Diabetes
What To Do In An Emergency As a Type 1 Diabetic - The South America Edition
I thought it was a good time to discuss, what to do in an emergency. So...I have made a list of all the things that are worrying me, and how to solve them!
Cazzy Magennis
8/5/2016
Diabetes
Diabetic ID- Do I Reallllyy Need To Wear One?
I first googled diabetic ID's 7 years ago, and a list of bulky silver necklaces came up. Now there's all sorts of diverse and pretty medical ID’s on offer!
Cazzy Magennis
8/1/2016
Motivation
"In The Middle Of Every Difficulty Lies Opportunity"
So it’s a Saturday night and I have nothing planned so I decided to do one of my favourite things and write my thoughts out! So here's what I'm thinking...
Cazzy Magennis
7/31/2016
Diabetes
How To Get Affordable Type 1 Diabetic Travel Insurance
The next thing to sort on my checklist is my travel insurance. It's extremely important & you need to make sure you are covered for every emergency.
Cazzy Magennis
7/29/2016
Diabetes
Advice On Travelling With Someone Who Is Type 1 Diabetic
This isn't an easy job necessarily but neither does it have to be hard! Here's some top tips on what to be aware of when you travel with a type 1 diabetic:
Bradley Williams
7/25/2016
Travel stories
The South America Injection Guide!
Remember that you need plenty of time to get all of your injections sorted. It can be confusing, so check this guide to save you time and effort!
Cazzy Magennis
7/22/2016
Travel stories
What Excites Me Most About Our Trip To South America
It is now less than 5 weeks before we fly to South America and begin our 4-month journey around one of the most diverse continents on our planet.
Bradley Williams
7/20/2016
Diabetes
Eye Spy Something Beginning With ... Diabetes Eye Check Ups
Out of all my diabetes appointments, this is my least favourite. Not because I don't like the test, but because I'm always TERRIFIED I will hear bad news.
Cazzy Magennis
7/18/2016
Motivation
Setting Yourself Goals, And Why Travelling Might Be For You!
I wanted to take a step back from all the hype that can sometimes be associated with travelling. This isn’t to say it’s amazing because of course it is!
Bradley Williams
7/14/2016
Diabetes
Finding Your Feet
Travelling with Diabetes can be a strain on your feet, and it's VITAL you not only know the signs of problems arising, but also how to keep them safe.
Cazzy Magennis
7/11/2016
Diabetes
Preparing For South America - The Checklist!
With 4 months backpacking through South America, some preparation is needed. When you are a type one diabetic ... A LOT of preparation is needed!
Cazzy Magennis
7/8/2016
Budget Travel
Guaranteeing a Cheaper Holiday In 5 simple Steps
I find so many people who tell me that they simply can't afford to go on holiday every year. For me this is not an option! Here's how you can do it too.
Bradley Williams
7/3/2016
Diabetes
Why Frio Keeps Me Alive
If you are diabetic and wanting to travel, whether it be a short trip, an overnight stay, or a round the world adventure, you need Frio in your life.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Diabetes
Airports & Travelling & Type 1 Diabetes
Airport travel with diabetes should be quick and easy. How, I hear you cry? I'm prepared. I've travelled on pens & on a pump, so I have experience in both.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Diabetes
My Experience Of Flying And Diabetes
People get anxious by the thought of travelling with diabetes. Will my insulin work onboard? Can I eat the airplane food? Do I need to turn my pump off?
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Food
Eating & Drinking In Rome
With a vast amount of pizza, pasta and paninis available ...you will never go hungry! But where do you even start!? There's so much to choose from!
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Budget Travel
How To Visit Rome On a Budget
Roma, the inspiring, beautiful, eternal capital city of Italy has over 3,000 years of some of the world's most influential art, architecture and culture.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Diabetes
Introducing Cazzy
My name is Cazzy, an ambitious backpacker and one half of Dream Big Travel Far. I want to introduce myself before taking you on a journey of inspiration.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Travel stories
Introducing Bradley
Don’t panic! Please don’t take this title to mean that I don’t want to be here, and that this isn’t my passion! The opposite! Here is a bit about me.
Bradley Williams
7/1/2016