Last updated: Mar 02, 2016

What do Block Island, Durango, and Ocho Rios have in common? Each is a destination where my usually healthy son came down with strep. After a decade of ruined trips, I begged his doctor to give me a just-in-case batch of antibiotics. And, of course, he never got strep again.



The moral? Be prepared anyway. And our guide will help you do just that by arming you with everything you need to know (what to wear, first-aid essentials, midflight yoga stretches, hotel-sheet checks) to make your travels happy and healthy.