“How many ti… I mean, have you… have you ever… crashed?” The idea of spending my twenty-first birthday soaring through the blue skies had been an amazing one but now I was sitting in a gondola with a stranger, both of us wearing heavy lumpy backpacks and the moment when we jumped off a mountain… More I love flying!
This was supposed to be a generic “flight tips” post but as I started to write it, it dawned on me that I’ve never done a flight longer than four hours, and that was in 2002 when I was still at school and my two memories of the flight are feeling dizzy looking out of… More How to survive a short-haul flight
I’ve talked before about personal difficulties I have with flying and now I’m going to tell you about a few travel things that just make me furious. Polar Bear Airways, my own private (and totally imaginary) airline has a few more rules than other airlines. Do bear in mind I’m probably a more irrational, intolerant… More Travel bugbears
I am emetophobic. Go and look it up, I really don’t want to say the words that I need to in order to tell you what it is. I’ve even provided a link. Done? Ok, let’s move on. I think you can see why this particular phobia is a problem for someone who travels. I’m… More How to cope with emetophobia on a plane