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As exciting as traveling can be, it can also be extremely exhausting. Between shifting time zones, uncomfortable sleeping accommodations and exerting constant energy, it’s important to get an adequate amount of rest. You can do just that by trying out these tips and tricks to catch some Z’s during your travels. Block out Distractions Whether you’re on plane, train or…

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Whether you’re traveling with friends and staying in a house or resort, or traveling for business and staying in a hotel, the unfamiliar bed, place, sounds and light can all interfere with your beauty rest. Not only are sleep interruptions frustrating when all you want is a little bit of shuteye, but it can also leave you feeling fatigued the…

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Comfort on a plane? Most people would say that’s just not possible unless you shell out a ton of extra cash on first class seats. But it is actually possible! It just takes a little bit of planning, effort and creativity. Choose your flight carefully If it’s possible, choose a flight that matches your normal sleep rhythm. For most people,…

The week was, quite obviously, dominated by Superstorm Sandy. The mess and tragedy filled up the news from dozens of angles, and many of our East Coast readers without power are probably reading this on a smartphone that they charged at a community generator. And Sandy certainly had a big impact on international travelers looking to travel through the three…

We love to travel, but travel is exhausting. The problem for many is that it’s just so difficult to sleep when they’re away from home. And that can make the thrill of visiting a new place a little less thrilling. And, of course, when you’re crossing time zones, there’s the specter of jet lag. The symptoms of being overtired on…

I noted with pleasure a recent post by Virginia Heffernanthat reveals her yearning for the ability to catch a sound nap on board a plane. After all, a refreshing nap has plenty of positive health benefits. Unfortunately, there are lots of physical obstacles—cramped quarters, aisle traffic, public address announcements, turbulence—not to mention the cognitive strain of reconciling the banal proceedings…

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