Is it nearly impossible for you to fall asleep on a plane? Have you ever taken a flight where you tried so badly to fall asleep but you just couldn’t? Then once you arrive at your destination, instead of feeling energized, excited, and ready to explore, you feel a combination of the following:
Hungry when you shouldn’t be
Not hungry when you should be
Unable to concentrate
If you are feeling any or all of the above symptoms, you my friend are most likely a victim of the dreadful jet lag! Don’t worry, you and many travellers constantly battle trying to sleep on a plane.
Jet lag isn’t a foreign occurrence for travellers. I’ve been through it, and I’m sure many of you have too. There is no doubt that it sure does SUCK! It can take days and sometimes weeks for our body’s internal clock to adjust to a new time zone. In the meantime, you’re likely to experience all of the above symptoms while trying to enjoy your travels. Jet lag is especially unfortunate for those travelling for a week or two! What better way to ruin a vacation then to spend the days sleeping and feeling like shit!
So how can you avoid this unfortunate experience?
In this video, I share my tips for avoiding jet lag so you don’t have to suffer on your next trip.
What are your techniques for avoiding jet lag?
Kristen Sarah is a full-time traveller, tiny home owner and adventure junkie. She has one of the leading YouTube travel channels and is the head honcha of award-winning travel and lifestyle website, Hopscotch the Globe.