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Long Haul Flying: 5 Tips for Anxious and Scared Flyers

As a response to my last post on long haul flying – I feel as though this is a topic I can rightly talk about! I have been scared of flying for a very long time – those of you who are also in this boat, know how unhelpful it can be when a fellow confident flyer learns of this fact then begins to spout statistics at you. 928 more words


Long Haul Flying: Top 8 tips for a more comfortable flight!

Being a kiwi who lives in London, with parents in Australia, I end up doing a lot of flying! I don’t enjoy flying at all – I have had a phobia of it for a long time, so I like to try and make the whole process as stress free as possible. 1,044 more words


到着 touchaku—we've arrived!

We arrived back in Japan this morning. We flew from Dublin to Amsterdam yesterday morning with KLM and then on to Kansai airport (Osaka).

As I was considered to be a returning resident, I was able to join a short “re-entry” line at immigration and was processed through quickly, which was welcome after the long flight. 490 more words

How to Entertain Yourself Using a Hitchhiker

You can only entertain yourself for so long, and it’s not hard to lose interest during a long-haul trip. Music, the radio and the CB network have their limits as well, so it’s quite possible to fall in to the dark void of boredom that we know so well. 359 more words


How Coffee Keeps You Awake Behind The Wheel

Have you ever wondered about that feeling you get after a cup of coffee? The rush, the alertness, the feeling like you’re ready to conquer? Well, there is a whole lot of science behind that, and we’ve decided to sit through a bunch of boring interviews with those in the know just to simplify the whole process and condense it into something remotely worth your time. 356 more words


Road Trip

I love road trips. My family and I have been on so many, across the country twice, long hauls to the Oregon Star Party, road trips to me are so much fun. 106 more words

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Monday Morning Matters: Our honeymoon in Paradise

Hello everyone and a very happy Monday to you all!

I wanted to do something a bit different today and I’ve handed over the blog to my husband… 1,798 more words