After my recent trip from Toronto, Canada to Thiruvananthapuram, India for Kerala Blog Express, I honestly feel as if I have magically become an expert on long-haul flights and travel. This was my first time in Asia (yay!) — with the furthest from home being Eastern Europe, I was not prepared in the least for just what over a day’s worth of travel entailed. Two layovers on the way there and three (*cries*) on the way back really did feel like a journey with no end in sight. Of course, though it feels tedious and boring and exhausting and everything else that absolutely drains you during the flight itself, the moment you step off the final plane and arrive at your destination, somehow it always seems worth it.
In the mean time though, getting from points A and B can be a lot easier with a few key things kept in mind. With knowledge from my own mistakes and victories, here are some tips and tricks for surviving that seemingly endless flight: