We know that getting sick is an unfortunate part of our existence. What makes getting sick even worse is during a vacation, business, or personal trip. Traveling opens us up to bugs when we enter new environments, and are around more people. If our system is weakened, then we are susceptible to parasites and other germs that could sideline us. We can get the flu, diarrhea, colds, and strep throat. However, there are other enemies we tend to forget like food poisoning, motion sickness, altitude sickness, and bug bites. By being more aware of what we are exposed to, we can plan ahead for possible problems. However, sometimes, we are never prepared for an illness that may come our way. But knowledge is power, and you can reduce your risks in order to prevent being sick. Here are 6 travel illnesses you can avoid, so traveling won’t become a nightmare for you.