Sweet, you are going on a trip. The bags are packed, the itinerary is polished, and the palm trees await your arrival. Trying new foods, meeting new people, and spending more than you ought are also part of the experience. Now, cue the ukulele. But we need to stop you before you really drift into bliss. There is another important aspect of traveling—that is making sure you are healthy. Maybe this didn’t make the to-do list, but we may forget the germ-filled path that waits us! Don’t be one of those people who are never prepared for getting sick away from home. You can reduce your risks in order to prevent being sick. The great news is that you can avoid a lot if you are prepared beyond packing antibacterial gels. Here are 5 things you can do to avoid those nasty germs and remain healthy.