Prior to the development of a measles vaccine in 1963, the CDC reported an average of 500,000 cases of measles and up to 500 deaths a year in the US, mostly in children. Measles was eventually declared eliminated from the US in 2000 as a result of a... Read More
The trek to the lost city in Colombia is amazing but still a challenging jungle expedition. You will encounter a variety of conditions and terrain. I’ve compiled my list of top ten tips for packing and preparation. Bring... Read More
The “Lost City” (Ciudad Perdida in Spanish) is one of South America’s “hidden” gems, tucked away in the remote jungle of Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Mountains. If you’re adventurous and fit, the trek to get there is an experience of... Read More
Hola! This is TravelBug's Norm Bizon checking in from South America.
We arrived on a red-eye flight in Colombia’s capital city of Bogotá after a long layover in Houston and a flight delay. My body cried out for some sleep, but after a few cups of good Colombian coffee I was ready to go... Read More
How can you tell that Fall has arrived in Arizona? The license plates are changing color and flu season is back. Every flu season is a little different and there is a lot of confusing information out there. Today I will try to help sort out the facts and answer some common questions... Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Sanofi Pasteur’s yellow fever vaccine (YF-Vax®) will be unavailable from mid-2017 to mid-2019 (latest estimate as of Oct,... Read More