A to Z of Destinations
Australia, NZ and South Pacific
A to Z of Experiences
Walking and trekking
Diving and snorkelling
Wildlife and safaris
Meet the locals
Frontier and expedition
Cycling and Mountain Biking
Visiting the Poles
Career breaks and BIG trips
Body and soul
Volunteer and conservation
Australia, East Coast
Everest Base Camp
Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian railway
Cruising the Nile, Egypt
Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail
Aurora Borealis/Northern Lights
Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth
From childhood creepy-crawlies fascinated Jane Wilson-Howarth, then an overland trip to Nepal showed her how information empowers people to avoid unpleasant organisms feeding on or in them. Dr Jane’s mission has always been sharing tips and encouraging others to explore, without worrying about the darker sides of nature. Jane’s other theme is learning from other cultures. In particular her book A Glimpse of Eternal Snows describes how mirroring Nepal survival strategies by living for each day helps you through life’s challenges. This year she brought out a novel set in Nepal, Snowfed Waters, which is also life-enhancing.
Jane’s first book Lemurs of the Lost World is about Madagascar. Her comprehensive The Essential Guide to Travel Health (originally Bugs Bites & Bowels) is in its fifth edition and the cheeky How to Shit Around the World is available as a book or on kindle. Jane was spotted by Lyn and Paul when speaking at the Royal Geographical Society way back in 1993. Rather against Jane’s better judgement they persuaded her to write a double spread on travellers’ diarrhoea for the first issue of Wanderlust. She went on to pen a health feature (as well as innumerable Q&As) in all but two issues of the magazine. Visit www.wilson-howarth.com, which includes health tips and a blog; Jane also tweets tips @longdropdoc
*Photo Seb Howarth
26th April 2016
Using one woman’s unusual experience of living with Zika, Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth delves into what the virus is, how you catch it and – most importantly – how to avoid it…
15th March 2016
Feeding for days, surviving for years… as we approach peak tick season, Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth answers the key queries concerning these biters, so you can avoid them
10th December 2015
Travel can be uplifting and inspiring – but it can also be stressful and disorientating. Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth considers what you can do to make your trip stress-free
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