Dear Mr Jet Lag, It’s 427am and we really have got to stop meeting this way. I’d much rather be sleeping than making up strange ways to entertain myself in the middle of the night! “Tryin’ to figure out the time zones is makin’ me crazy”…my phone, watch and body clock all say different times. I’m stuck in purgatory limbo caused by hurtling my physical body through multiple time zones and several customs desks in a short period of time. Arriving while the sky is pitch black but my mind still feels like it’s time to head off for a sunbathe and picnic at the beach.
Long-haul flights in economy class can really test your will to live if you are not prepared with a survival kit and a few handy pointers. The tips below will keep you from going off the deep end and help you enjoy your flight and make the most of the free time!
1. Know how long the flight is so that you can plan how you are going to stay sane. It sucks if the flight is 10 hours instead of the 6 you expected! [Read more…]