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what to eat before a flight

What to eat before a flight?

It's 3 o'clock in the morning. The alarm clock is ringing in your phone. You wake up. In 3 hours you should be on a plane heading to your destination. You know this situation, don't you? Because it's quite early in the morning, your stomach is not demanding any food. So the question appears - should I skip my breakfast? Yeah, that's really a headache. Answering the question "what to eat before a flight?" is not so easy. I will share with you my experience based on numerous trials. I will tell you what works for me and what not. But remember, this what works for me is not necessarily good for you ...
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How to say hello in different languages

How to say hello in different languages – basic phrases which will impress your business partners

Say Ni hao! to greet people in China and you will earn their respect. This is common in all countries all over the world. People appreciate when you know a few words in their own language. They see it more positive the more difficult the language is. By knowing at least how to say hello in different languages you show that you are not ignorant and you respect local culture ...
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tips for booking flights

5 tips for booking flights in 2018

Many things can happen during the trip but some of them can be fixed many days before you will leave your house. As people are saying: always assure, never assume. That's why, after my last setback with flights booking, I decided to share with you my top 5 tips for booking flights ...
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best way to prevent jet lag

What is the best way to prevent jet lag?

Long haul flights enable you to skip multiple time zones very fast. The problem is that your body does not follow so quick and you get something that is called jet lag. In simple words - jet lag plays with your biological clock and that the problem. Your body uses this clock to navigate when to release hormones that help you sleep, or wake you up by increasing your body temperature in the morning. When it's disturbed, you can feel symptoms like insomnia, fatigue, daytime sleepiness or mild nausea. These symptoms aren’t dangerous, but they can impact your mood. In this post you will be able to find the best way to prevent jet lag ...
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Plane delay compensation

Flight Delay Compensation Step by Step for EU Flights (update: May 2019)

If you ever traveled by airplane, it could happen that your flight was delayed, canceled, rebooked, you missed connecting flight or you were denied boarding. Then you should know that there are laws which entitle you to remuneration, even after 3 years since it happened. This post is the first from the series of articles about applying for compensation for delayed or cancelled flight. The series will contain valuable information about flight delay compensation and how you should proceed to get what you need in simple steps ...
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Best seats in airplane

Best seats in airplane and more – how to maximize comfort on a long flights

It's been a while since I took my first long-haul flight. At that time, I was really newbie on this topic and my understanding was that 10 hours in the air should not be that bad. Yes, I was pretty much wrong and the result was that I was always leaving the plane tired and angry. A few years later I decided to collect all of the good to know hints like how to pick best seats in airplane or what to take on board and share with you ...
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How to pack for a business trip

How to Pack for a Business Trip and Don’t Forget Anything

It is not a secret that what you will pack into your suitcase will make your trip pleasant or will turn it into a nightmare. In this post, you will find all the ideas on how to pack for a business trip, in a nutshell ...
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Using WhatsApp in China

Using WhatsApp in China – how to stay connected behind Great Wall

I remember my first trip to China and how I was surprised when I noticed that the majority of my favorite apps and websites did not work - at all. I knew that Google is banned so I could forget about Gmail, YouTube, Google Keep and unfortunately Google Translate (pretty good for the Chinese language). But also Facebook and Dropbox did not work. The worst news is that recently also using WhatsApp in China became banned. That was new for me ...
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