If you have ever travelled on a budget, you will know that the best flight deals are divided into multiple legs. The cheapest trips often include very long layovers in a country which – well, which you weren’t intending to visit in the first place. Hmm. Before you resign yourself to eight hours spent staring at a wall, take a moment and consider the opportunity you have here. How long have you got? What could you do in that time? With proper planning and the right attitude, you can turn your layover into an enjoyable part of your trip. So let’s get to how to enjoy a long layover.
A long haul flight is often dreaded by all. It usually starts off well, and then by the end of it you are either tearing your hair out with boredom, or you look so bedraggled after a long stint of sitting in the same chair, dozing off, and dropping plane food into your lap every time the plane passes through a bout of turbulence that you resemble a creature that has emerged from a swamp. So let’s talk about how to survive a long haul flight. … Continue reading How to Survive a Long Haul Flight
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