Category: Travel Hack Series

An interesting travel pillow to help you actually sleep on the plane (Travel Tip Tuesday #10)

For many people, myself included, it’s incredibly difficult to sleep on a plane. I am a tall person and it’s hard to get truly comfortable on a plane – comfortable enough to sleep? Not likely. In most cases the best I can muster is the takeoff nap (which you can read more about here: The Takeoff Nap – my favorite business travel hack ). However, I was asked to review an interesting travel pillow a few months ago and I’ve found that I really like this fella AND it helped me actually sleep a little better on the plane.

43 Signs you might be a business traveler: a humorous look at the life of a road warrior

The life of a business traveler is definitely not sunshine and cupcakes. We spend far too many nights away from our loved ones sleeping in yet another hotel bed that’s not our own. Flitting from city to city inside of an aluminum tube each week we grind it out on the road trying to put food on our tables. So, the least we could do is laugh about it, eh?

How early should I get to the Airport?

Do I really need to get to the airport 2 hours before my flight? Probably not, but there are several things to consider when deciding how early to get to the airport. The answer usually depends on several things including how savvy the traveler is, along with other factors like destination, time of year, class of ticket, whether the traveler has any of the known traveler services like TSA PreCheck and so on.