Gay Travel Health: 5 Tips for Healthy Gay Travel

This is a guest post written by Bart, theGaypaC. Bart shares my love of travel and writes for about all things related to gay men’s health. I thought it would be great for him to provide some tips on gay travel health for your next big trip. 
If you are like me, you begin planning for your next vacation somewhere between baggage claim and the airport parking lot. Seriously who doesn’t love to travel? Yet, gay travel health is not always something we consider while we are planning. When it comes to your health, you gotta be smart. So here are five tips to help you stay safe, sane, and healthy on your next adventure. 
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1. Gay Travel Health: Planning Is Everything. 
As you make phone calls to the travel agent or search the internet for that next tropical destination, make sure to include an appointment with your primary care provider. He or she can make sure you are up-to-date on all your immunizations (because who remembers their last tetanus shot, right?) and give guidance on destination specific disease prevention. You can do a bit of research yourself by checking out the CDC’s travel website. It allows you to select