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How to survive a 32″ seat pitch this summer

The British weather hasn’t let us down with the temperamental summer and that can only mean that it’s time to head off on that much-anticipated getaway. Unless you always turn left when boarding a plane, you’ll know all about the squeeze of economy class. So, what are the best ways to travel in comfort? I gathered a few suggestions in the list below. Continue reading How to survive a 32″ seat pitch this summer

Long haul flights – how do you prepare for being onboard?

For the past few weeks I have been making the final arrangements for a forthcoming trip to Thailand. First to Bangkok courtesy of Jet Airways on a 16-hour flight from London. Then on to Koh Samui – a further 10-12 hours by train and ferry which was organised through Thailand Train Ticket.

Now that the finer details are planned such as our itinerary for the two week break, we are on to more pressing issues. How to survive the gruelling flight with a 32″ seat pitch. Unfortunately we are sitting in economy seats all the way – usually not a problem. But, since the booking was made, I have suffered a knee injury, my boyfriend has managed a back injury and we are getting more concerned about managing comfortably whilst on board. Continue reading Long haul flights – how do you prepare for being onboard?