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Diabetes
How To Eat Healthy On Holidays With Type 1 Diabetes
A guide to eating healthy on holiday with type 1 diabetes no matter where you are in the world. With personal tips from my own experiences on the road!
Cazzy Magennis
5/30/2017
City Break
Turin City Guide - How I Spent Three Nights In Torino
In the past on my birthday, I've done Venice, Verona and Rome, but this time I wanted to go for the “lost” capital of Italy; Turin, or in Italian, Torino.
Cazzy Magennis
5/4/2017
Travel
The 22 Things You Simply Must Do In South America
First off, "why 22?" I hear you ask. Well, these are the 22 things that we did in South America that gave us the most memorable 4 months of our lives!
Bradley Williams
4/26/2017
Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes And First Aid - What You Need To Know
Do you know what to do in an emergency with a type 1 diabetic? Are your friends aware of first aid? It's important to know what to do in an emergency.
Cazzy Magennis
4/13/2017
Travel
A Reflection On 4 Months In South America
A reflection of 4 months travelling in South America. Here's what I did right and what I will do differently on our next trip. Also, a bit about type 1!
Cazzy Magennis
4/11/2017
Travel
10 Tips For Surviving The Full Moon Party In Thailand
It's a touristy event, and on the typical backpacker's trail, but you need to try the Full Moon Party at least once, just to say you’ve done it!
Cazzy Magennis
4/7/2017
Diabetes
Surfing With Type 1 Diabetes [Exclusive Q & A With a Pro]
Is surfing with type 1 diabetes possible? Will I be able to wear an insulin pump? What if I take a hypo in the water? It's easy to feel overwhelmed!
Cazzy Magennis
3/19/2017
City Break
Three Days Travelling In Potosí
Potosi is filled with character and charm, and it was our second stop in beautiful Bolivia, keeping reading below to find out what we got up to...
Cazzy Magennis
2/28/2017
Diabetes
Travelling With An Insulin Pump: Your One-Stop Guide
With limited experience, travelling with an insulin pump can seem like a worrying and potentially risky task, but I'm here to tell you why it's not.
Cazzy Magennis
2/20/2017
Diabetes
Should I Get An Insulin Pump?
What is an insulin pump? Are insulin pumps worth it? How do I get an insulin pump? Questions, Questions, Questions! Maybe it's time for some answers ...
Cazzy Magennis
1/26/2017
Food
My Top 5 Food And Drinks From South America
I really love food! I love eating, cooking and smelling food; so one of the best things about South America was being able to try all sorts of new foods!
Cazzy Magennis
1/18/2017
Charity Project in Bolivia
Project 2: Test Strips
In Bolivia at the moment, due to a lack of Government subsidy and support, test strips are both very expensive and also very hard to come by for type 1's.
Cazzy Magennis
1/14/2017
Motivation
Why Did I Start a Type 1 Diabetic Travel Blog?
Ever since I was a young girl I dreamed of travelling the world, there is no better feeling than exploring cultures, cities, foods and meeting people.
Cazzy Magennis
1/9/2017
Charity Project in Bolivia
Project 1: Life-Saving Information
This is the first of 2 projects we are working on to support the roughly 150 children around La Paz in Bolivia who lack even basic diabetes care.
Bradley Williams
1/8/2017
Diabetes
Top 10 Tips For Travelling With a Type One Diabetic Child
I may not be a parent yet myself, but I know plenty of mothers and fathers who worry about taking their child away on a trip if they have type 1 diabetes.
Cazzy Magennis
1/6/2017
Diabetes
What Is Type 1 Diabetes? Educating The Masses
There is a common theme in what people think causes diabetes…sugar. I'd like to clear up that little misconception- Diabetes has nothing to do with sugar.
Cazzy Magennis
12/18/2016
Diabetes
Diabetes And High Altitude: Your Complete Travel Guide
Does altitude affect your diabetes? Some people say yes, some say no. As with many aspects of diabetic care, it depends largely on the individual.
Cazzy Magennis
12/4/2016
Food
Your Definitive Guide To KFC In South America
4 months from away from home is simply too long for any hardcore fried chicken lover like myself, here’s your go-to-guide for eating KFC South America.
Bradley Williams
12/3/2016
Diabetes
Diabetes And Tattoos: Here's The Lowdown
Hello world – I’m Ramona, a German blogger on flugzucker.de. Cazzy asked me to write a guest post on getting a tattoo with Type 1 Diabetes – so here we go!
Ramona Stanek
12/2/2016
Diabetes
My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Story
Happy world diabetes day! This is our day, to celebrate how far we've come, to share our stories and to spread much needed awareness. This is my story ...
Cazzy Magennis
11/14/2016
Diabetes
How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling
I'm often asked, how do you keep your insulin cool in the heat? Or how do you keep your insulin alive in the cold? My answer to that is always FRIO bags.
Cazzy Magennis
11/4/2016
Diabetes
Packing For a City break With Type One Diabetes
Packing for a city break with type one diabetes can be tough, so here I will show you in just ten easy steps how to enjoy a stress free vacation.
Cazzy Magennis
10/12/2016
Travel
Guide To Perito Moreno Glacier: Facts, Tours, Hikes And Directions
Perito Moreno Glacier lies just 48 miles from El Calafate in Argentina; luckily this was our next stop in Patagonia. This is one place you can't miss!
Bradley Williams
10/11/2016
Diabetes
Can a Type 1 Diabetic Trek Torres Del Paine?
YES they can. Type 1 diabetics can trek Torres Del Paine...just like everyone else! It took a lot out of me, but here's my story and how you can do it too!
Cazzy Magennis
10/10/2016
Travel
Camping in Torres Del Paine National Park
What is the “W” trail? How much does it cost to visit? How do I get there? Here's all the information you need when camping in Torres del Paine, Chile.
Bradley Williams
10/9/2016
Travel
6 Days Spent On a Boat From Belem To Manaus
Ever wondered what it's like to cruise down the Amazon? Plenty of people do it between 2 Amazonian cities called Belem and Manaus. So we gave it a go ...
Bradley Williams
10/1/2016
Diabetes
The Amazon Riverboat Cruise- A Type 1 Diabetic’s Perspective
A week on the Amazon on a boat with no luxuries and a limited supply of equipment and food. This was not set to be the best environment for my diabetes ...
Cazzy Magennis
9/28/2016
Travel
4 Days Spent Backpacking In Salvador!
Oh Salvador, the African heart of Brazil, full of tradition, life and fun! Here's an idea of what we got up to during our time backpacking there.
Cazzy Magennis
9/18/2016
Diabetes
Introducing T1International
As part of our ongoing fundraising campaign, 25% of the funds raised will go to a charity called T1International. They've been fantastic in supporting us.
Elizabeth Rowley
9/8/2016
Diabetes
Our Fundraising Campaign For Type 1 Diabetics In Bolivia
We want to summarise why we decided to raise money for diabetics in Bolivia during our travels in South America, and what your funds will be going towards.
Cazzy Magennis
9/5/2016
Travel
Exploring Vitoria...The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Vitoria was a stop off point for us to break up the journey to Salvador, but even so, I had Googled there, and the place looked beautiful and interesting,.
Cazzy Magennis
9/4/2016
Diabetes
4 Days Travelling With Type 1 Diabetes In Rio De Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro was our first stop in South America, so it was the first test for my diabetes. I was a little bit nervous and here's how it went ...
Cazzy Magennis
8/28/2016
Travel
The 4 Best Things To Do In Rio De Janeiro
The start of our 4 month journey in South America began with a fantastic 4 day stay in Rio de Janeiro. Here's the things you can’t leave Rio without doing.
Bradley Williams
8/28/2016
Diabetes
My Top 3 Travel Mishaps...So Far..
Diabetes is far from perfect. There's no such thing as perfect blood control. Let me talk you through a few of my travel mishaps and how I overcame them!
Cazzy Magennis
8/17/2016
Diabetes
Travel Hack - “The Handee Bra”
Whenever I come across anything that I think will benefit fellow type ones like me, I like to share it! Anything to make life a little easier can't be bad.
Cazzy Magennis
8/13/2016
Diabetes
My Adventures With Type 1 Diabetes And Cycling
I was diagnosed when I was 22, and I will be 51 next month. Cazzy and Bradley asked if I could talk a bit about my experiences with cycling and Type 1.
David Endy
8/11/2016
Travel
How To Spend An Incredible Week In Füssen, Bavaria
What has brought Füssen more notoriety and what drew us there is that it is but a short trip from the famous fairy-tale-like Neuschwanstein castle.
Bradley Williams
8/8/2016
Diabetes
What To Do In An Emergency As a Type 1 Diabetic - The South America Edition
I thought it was a good time to discuss, what to do in an emergency. So...I have made a list of all the things that are worrying me, and how to solve them!
Cazzy Magennis
8/5/2016
Diabetes
Diabetic ID- Do I Reallllyy Need To Wear One?
I first googled diabetic ID's 7 years ago, and a list of bulky silver necklaces came up. Now there's all sorts of diverse and pretty medical ID’s on offer!
Cazzy Magennis
8/1/2016
Motivation
"In The Middle Of Every Difficulty Lies Opportunity"
So it’s a Saturday night and I have nothing planned so I decided to do one of my favourite things and write my thoughts out! So here's what I'm thinking...
Cazzy Magennis
7/31/2016
Diabetes
How To Get Affordable Type 1 Diabetic Travel Insurance
The next thing to sort on my checklist is my travel insurance. It's extremely important & you need to make sure you are covered for every emergency.
Cazzy Magennis
7/29/2016
Diabetes
Advice On Travelling With Someone Who Is Type 1 Diabetic
This isn't an easy job necessarily but neither does it have to be hard! Here's some top tips on what to be aware of when you travel with a type 1 diabetic:
Bradley Williams
7/25/2016
Travel
The South America Injection Guide!
Remember that you need plenty of time to get all of your injections sorted. It can be confusing, so check this guide to save you time and effort!
Cazzy Magennis
7/22/2016
Travel
What Excites Me Most About Our Trip To South America
It is now less than 5 weeks before we fly to South America and begin our 4-month journey around one of the most diverse continents on our planet.
Bradley Williams
7/20/2016
Diabetes
Eye Spy Something Beginning With ... Diabetes Eye Check Ups
Out of all my diabetes appointments, this is my least favourite. Not because I don't like the test, but because I'm always TERRIFIED I will hear bad news.
Cazzy Magennis
7/18/2016
Motivation
Setting Yourself Goals, And Why Travelling Might Be For You!
I wanted to take a step back from all the hype that can sometimes be associated with travelling. This isn’t to say it’s amazing because of course it is!
Bradley Williams
7/14/2016
Diabetes
Finding Your Feet
Travelling with Diabetes can be a strain on your feet, and it's VITAL you not only know the signs of problems arising, but also how to keep them safe.
Cazzy Magennis
7/11/2016
Diabetes
Preparing For South America - The Checklist!
With 4 months backpacking through South America, some preparation is needed. When you are a type one diabetic ... A LOT of preparation is needed!
Cazzy Magennis
7/8/2016
Budget
Guaranteeing a Cheaper Holiday In 5 simple Steps
I find so many people who tell me that they simply can't afford to go on holiday every year. For me this is not an option! Here's how you can do it too.
Bradley Williams
7/3/2016
Diabetes
Why Frio Keeps Me Alive
If you are diabetic and wanting to travel, whether it be a short trip, an overnight stay, or a round the world adventure, you need Frio in your life.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Diabetes
Airports & Travelling & Type 1 Diabetes
Airport travel with diabetes should be quick and easy. How, I hear you cry? I'm prepared. I've travelled on pens & on a pump, so I have experience in both.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Diabetes
My Experience Of Flying And Diabetes
People get anxious by the thought of travelling with diabetes. Will my insulin work onboard? Can I eat the airplane food? Do I need to turn my pump off?
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Food
Eating & Drinking In Rome
With a vast amount of pizza, pasta and paninis available ...you will never go hungry! But where do you even start!? There's so much to choose from!
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Budget
How To Visit Rome On a Budget
Roma, the inspiring, beautiful, eternal capital city of Italy has over 3,000 years of some of the world's most influential art, architecture and culture.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Diabetes
Introducing Cazzy
My name is Cazzy, an ambitious backpacker and one half of Dream Big Travel Far. I want to introduce myself before taking you on a journey of inspiration.
Cazzy Magennis
7/1/2016
Travel
Introducing Bradley
Don’t panic! Please don’t take this title to mean that I don’t want to be here, and that this isn’t my passion! The opposite! Here is a bit about me.
Bradley Williams
7/1/2016