The art of hand luggage

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Child sitting in a red suitcase

The reality of hand luggage – a guide to staying sane Regular air travellers quite often manage to perfect the art of hand luggage and travelling light. I’m getting there after many, many years of practice! But it’s taken some trial and error. The fantasist… As an adult, I’d love … Read More

Travelling with an anxious child

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Travel with anxious child Airport with children Autism

How to negotiate an airport with a very anxious child Travelling with kids is wonderful, there is no doubt about that. But the physical effort of getting to that far-off destination can often be too much for us parents to cope with. Getting through the airport as an adult is … Read More

10 ways to fall asleep on a plane

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how to sleep on an aeroplane infographic

How to sleep on a plane Trying to fall asleep on a plane can be one of the most frustrating experiences during your travels. After some serious research we decided to put an infographic together detailing the top ten ways to fall asleep on a plane. If you struggle to fall … Read More

Flying with kids: A risky business

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Luxurious business class seats in the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Singapore Airshow February 12, 2012 in Singapore

Business class travel with children A highly coveted perk among airline families – the holy grail for many, I know – is being able to travel in business class with small children. Yes, your whole tribe, seated at the front of the aircraft, or up top in the case of … Read More

We’re leaving on a jet plane

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Crying toddler on a plane Flying with kids

Plane journey with kids It’s always about this time that the jitters set in. With just two days, five hours to go until our annual summer pilgrimage to the motherland – the packing yet to be tackled, my to-do list still to do, and another day at work to go … Read More

10 tips to help overcome a fear of flying

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Airplane wing seen from inside the plane in flight Tips to help overcome a fear of flying

How to help overcome a fear of flying Flying. I have done quite a bit of it recently. Not that I am proud of that statement – it’s bad for the planet, and it’s not usually that pleasant an experience. But, as I have said before, it’s a part of … Read More