I’m sorry to break this to you, but there’s a really good chance that you’re going to get sick at some point during your honeymoon. Between eating strange new foods, sitting next to sickly airplane passengers, and mostly just getting over the stress of planning your wedding, your immune system will indeed be working overtime.
So, what can you do to reduce the risk of falling ill? Aside from bringing a two-week supply of food from home and wearing a face-mask at all times (gasp – just think of the tanlines!), there’s not a lot you can do. However, it’s smart to plan ahead and bring some medical supplies just in case your health takes a turn for the worse. No, you don’t need to bring an entire pharmacy in your suitcase, but in addition to any medication that you currently take, consider packing the basics: acetamenophin, ibuprofen, antacid tablets, aloe vera, and bandaids.
Though if you really want to cover your bases, you should also think about where you’re going on your honeymoon, and pack additional items accordingly. Will you be in a remote resort miles away from a major town? Will you need to deal with language barriers if you need to go to a pharmacy? Are you a hypochondriac? If so, it sounds like you should maybe bring some extra supplies.