Archive of ‘Pregnant Travel’ category

How to: Document an American birth abroad

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This post has been a long time coming, our son E was born 2.5 years ago now! Oops! He was born at Pantai Hospital in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and we couldnt have had a better experience. Side note: If anyone needs an OB in Kuala Lumpur, I would highly recommend Dr. Kamaljit Kaur Manocha at […] Read more…

A New Year’s note

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Happy New Year! If you are a new reader, WELCOME! If you are a tried-and-true Jet lag & Juice boxes follower, WELCOME BACK! you may have noticed the new layout and I hope you find it easy on the eyes and easy to navigate. I am looking forward to many things in 2015, but most […] Read more…

Malaria: Symptoms, prevention & travel with kids

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That high-pitched buzz. That little pinch you feel when you realize too late you’ve been bitten. That incessant itch. Nobody likes a mosquito – at least nobody I know – and a malaria carrying mosquito? I think it’s safe to say those are the worst. While most malaria cases are found in sub-Saharan Africa, your visit […] Read more…

How to be a happy expat

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New job, new house, new language, new country… expats make new lives for themselves wherever they go – use these tips to ease your transition. 1. Make new friends – local and expat. John Lennon said it best – “I get by with a little help from my friends.” Building a new community of friends takes time, and […] Read more…