Tag: jet lag

Florida challenge (nearly) complete

What an exciting, exhausting and utterly exhilarating few weeks it has been for the Baby Globetrotter clan, crossing the Atlantic from Abu Dhabi to Orlando, via Doha and Miami.  We have battled ultra long-haul travel, US security, jet lag, hotel plumbing leaks, car journeys, theme park queues, car […]

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The jet lag challenge

Our Florida Challenge #3 “Jet lag our old nemeses, how have you been?” “Yeah it’s been a while, we’re ok thanks” “Yeah baby’s just about sleeping through until 5am now” “Yeah the little man is good, taken about 7 months since the last big trip but finally got […]

The ultra long-haul challenge

Our Florida Challenge #2 Sure there’s long-haul flying, then there is a whole separate league for those most ardent of travellers – the ultra long-haul. Non-stop flights over 12 hours are considered in the aviation industry to be ultra long-haul with only the largest of long-range wide-bodied aircraft […]

15 practical ways to conquer jet lag

Jet lag is an unfortunate consequence of long-haul trans-meridian travel; as if dealing with children when you’ve all been cooped up for 14 hours isn’t enough your sleeping and eating, even your toilet patterns are completely thrown out of whack by crossing multiple time zones.  The four main […]

10 steps to festive flying success

Heading home (or away) for the festive season? Don’t let the flight add to your stress, here are my favourite long-haul flying tips for families: Call the airline before you fly – in the day of electronic ticketing it’s easy to become complacent; if you want particular seats, […]

Feeling Flushed?

Today is UN World Toilet Day, likely to bring a giggle from some – yes it’s a real UN designated day – but not really a laughing matter. World Toilet Day was established last year by UN resolution, commemorating the date of the first World Toilet Summit on […]

Summer Essentials

Why I am more excited than stressed by this summers travel! In two months time (assuming that the passport processing gods work in my favour) I will be taking my first long haul flight with three under five. The thought would make most people break out in a cold […]

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