EXPLORE: Beat Boredom on a Long Flight
Do you have a long flight coming up? It can be daunting to think about having to sit for so long in a confined space with nothing to do except trying not to touch knees with the guy next to you and thinking about everything that could possibly go wrong in your entire life!
Have no fear!
I am back with more travel advice! This list contains 10 simple things you can do on an airplane to beat boredom. Everything from sleeping, reading, and working are included in the list along with other ideas. Don’t ever be bored on an airplane again while you’re traveling. Enjoy!
1. Verify Travel Plans
Check through your travel papers and itineraries to prepare for your excursion. Remember to bring a pen to make notes or to circle vital information that you may need when you land.
2. Watch a Movie
Check out the in flight entertainment options. When my BFF and I went to Iceland we watched the Peanuts Movie together in sync. It was actually a lot of fun! You can also download movies to your mobile device or laptop.
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3. Drink and Eat
Take a moment and enjoy a meal or a snack while flying. You can take food and beverages on to the plane or order something from the menu.
4. Catch up on Reading
Catch up on your favorite series, start a new book, or read a book to help boost your career. There are tons of books on personal finance, self improvement, and anything else you can think of!
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5. Catch up on Writing
Take your laptop or a good old fashioned notebook and catch up on some writing. You can write about your adventures, try out poetry, make lists of thing you need to do or things you need to buy, or just doodle!
6. Play Games
Play games on your phone or the old fashioned way! There are so many various games to play. Download a new game or bring a book of puzzles a long. Don’t forget your pen!
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Bring a coloring book and markers on your next flight and enjoy some creativity. There are a ton of options and styles to fit your interests and difficulty level desires.
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8. Listen to Music
You can relax and listen to music on your iPod, phone, and sometimes through in cabin features. Download a new album to your device before your trip or check out a new station or artist while in flight!
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I can sleep anywhere, anytime. No lie. If you have this blessing as well, curl up in your seat and start snoozing. Bring a travel pillow, eye mask, and earplugs to help you get a better nap in.
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10. Be Productive!
Work on your blog, work stuff, or clean up your social media profiles. If you are going to be on a plane for hours on end you may as well be productive and accomplish something. If you want to, that is!
What do you like to do on a long flight? Do you have any advice for fellow travelers? Share below in the comments section!