Safe sex and solo travel: 6 things to remember
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Being a part of the travelling community means you can find yourself changing countries more than you change your underwear. However, when the chips are down, many travel bloggers are hesitant to touch on one taboo topic, despite it being such an important one in the travelling world: sex!
Image credit: Bru-nO (Pixaby)Here's my backpacker’s guide to safe sex on the road. More specifically, safe sex for the solo traveller. Fasten your seatbelts; it’s going to be a bumpy write. 1. First and foremost, use protection! This may be common sense for most of you, but many lovebirds skip over this step in the heat of the moment. Even if you or your partner are taking a form of birth control, condoms not only prevent the chances of unwanted conception, but protect you from STIs too. With the likes of ‘super gonorrhoea’ on the rise, stock up on condoms (because antibiotics won’t work!) You may not be able to obtain them abroad either, due to language barriers or differing sexual education and customs - therefore remember to take a supply with you on your travels. 2. Consent, always
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