Tag: Covid-19

10 Tips For a Safe & Stress Free Post-Covid Road Trip

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The first thing to remember when planning a trip is that coronavirus has not gone away

1. Coronavirus Has Not Gone Away

The Number One thing to remember as borders open and life begins to return to some semblance of normal, is that Coronavirus has not gone away. There is still no vaccine, so there is nothing to halt the spread of the virus other than keeping up social distancing, hand washing and wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as masks.

Such precautions are all that stands between each one of us and infection.

Keeping infection free is all that stands between each country and a dreaded second wave and re-instatement of lockdown. Continue reading “10 Tips For a Safe & Stress Free Post-Covid Road Trip”

How to Survive Coronavirus – Even If You’re Caught in a Hotspot

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Coronavirus – so called because it looks like a crown

I try to find a balance between sense & sensational

Life was normal a couple of weeks ago. Then, the new strain of Coronavirus landed in Italy. Subsequently, everywhere north of Pisa was declared a Coronavirus hotspot.

Unwittingly, Mark and I are caught in the epicentre. We are spending our winter skiing in Northern Italy, which makes us extra keen to appraise ourselves of the facts relating to Coronavirus and how to keep ourselves safe.

Precautions have been put in place by the Italian authorities, although life in Italy continues pretty much as normal. The British media, on the other hand, seems to have launched into the usual Doomsday frenzy of hysteria and scaremongering. Continue reading “How to Survive Coronavirus – Even If You’re Caught in a Hotspot”