Tag: Plane

Travel

How to cope with fear of flying – 8 tips

Reportedly, one in ten are afraid of flying, which means that right now thousands of people are gripping the armrests of their plane-seats in prolonged, mid-air panic. As someone who has suffered from aviophobia for years, I bring you eight tips on how to cope with your fear of flying: Take your time: The airport…

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Apps to map your trip

Travel companies give advice and provide inspiration for planning a holiday. However, which ones can we rely upon? Recently, a number of new travel startups have been created. This could be due to the influx of blogging and travel content on social media, Instagram being a prime example. For students looking to travel, budget and…

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What to do during a layover

We all run the risk of a long layover between flights when flying to far away destinations. There are numerous things to do to pass the time both inside the airport and outside. I asked the Twitter travel community what they do in a layover, and they were more than willing to share their experiences….

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A Visitor

My American friend drove me to the airport last week. My boyfriend came to visit. I’m not sure how I became one of those people who was loved enough to have someone travel over four and a half thousand miles when they didn’t have to, but it feels good to be one. For a week…

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Coming to America

The queue for customs in Chicago takes two hours and my connecting flight has already left. I am crying. I leave my phone at the desk when checking my bags in for the next flight and don’t realise until I’m leaving the terminal. I cry more. A wonderful steward finds it for me and gives…

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Solo vs group travelling

One of the biggest trends right now, without a doubt, is travelling. Whether it’s for ‘soul-searching’, a graduation trip or just for fun, there are millions of travellers every year. I, myself, have travelled a lot – both alone and in a group. It’s because of these experiences that I want to explore the pros…

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