Here are the 6 things I always bring with me when flying on an airplane:
I slip these into my ears and though it doesn’t block out the noise completely (you still need to hear things) it does create a more placid existence while in the hurly burly world of an airport terminal.
2. My own tea
I like a good strong cup of tea in the morning and I don’t trust my ability to form complete sentences to just any tea they give out.
3. Hydrating spray
A must for any flight over three hours. A light mist of rose water spray does wonders in rehydrating your dry, tired airplane face. And that does wonders for your bad airplane mood as well.
4. Eye mask
I always catch up on sleep on planes. An eye mask makes that possible. Don’t get one too tight or you’ll wake up with those embarrassing lines across your nose and under your eyes.
I honestly don’t know what I’d do without my “Tony.” Melatonin is really for long-haul flights only, but what I love about it is that it occurs naturally in your body so you’re not taking a drug per se and it doesn’t completely knock you out like a sleeping pill. It just relaxes you, like you had a nice hot bath.
6. Fuzzy socks
As soon as I get on the plane my shoes and socks come off (discretely as I really hate to subject my seat mate to my tired feet) and then on goes the fuzzy wuzzies! your feet really do swell on a flight and it’s good to give them some breathing room. Note: when using restroom never walk in with just your socks because that bathroom floor is pretty gross. Some men have a tough time with their aim if you know what I mean.
What are your favorite things to take on a plane when you travel?