Travelling with T1 - The Backpacker and the Pod

Category:  Managing Life / Travel / Blog / Facebook / Twitter / Peer (person or family with diabetes) / Feet and legs / Hypos and Severe Hypoglycaemia


Blog from Lydia about her adventures backpacking around Europe - with hints and tips to survive!

Reviewed by

Amanda Epps

Nice read, inspiring. Insight into travelling with diabetes, good advice e.g taking extra essentials in different bags in case one gets lost.  

Kev Winchcombe

Lydia backpacked around Europe after leaving college, her biggest adventure since being diagnosed 6 years previous and her first time abroad with her Omnipod insulin pump. This page outlines her best tips for an upcoming trip and is a good starting point for anyone thinking of doing a trip like this.

Keywords: Backpacking, Omnipod, Inspiration, twitter, FB, foot, airport security, travel, holiday, adventure, interrail, interrailing