Despite the excitement surrounding travel and your next big trip, dealing with the chaotic and sometimes confusing environment of an airport can get some trips off to a rocky start. Here are a few ways to have a better experience at the airport and maintain your pre-trip joy.
Allow plenty of time. If you usually leave late, try to leave earlier. Monitor traffic along the route to the airport. Plan any public transit options in advance. Arriving late to the airport and facing a handful of lines is no way to start a vacation. Allowing yourself extra time is the only way to ensure you’ll arrive at your gate with time to spare, maybe enough for a pre-trip cocktail.
Pack wisely. In order to breeze through security, keep items you’ll need to unpack (e.g., electronics and liquids) toward the top of your lugagge. Avoid wearing jewelry or other metal items, and consider doning your favorite slip-on/off shoes for a seamless security experience.
Take advantage of your carry-on. Pack your carry-on with all the necessities you may need on the plane, such as medications, layers to warm up if the plane gets cold, a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated and antibacterial gel to clean your hands when you don’t have access to soap and water.
Be respectful. Smiles are contagious, so smile at your TSA agents and gate attendants and soak up their returning smile. Smiles instantly lift your mood and will put you back in vacation mode.
Travelers are already savvy about keeping trash out of oceans and focused on our rising shorelines. But according to MarineSafe, sunscreen is one of the biggest and permanent polluters to our oceans. The common sunscreen ingredients oxybenzone and octinoxate are toxic to coral reefs and other marine life. The chemicals are shown to cause coral bleaching that ultimately leaves the coral vulnerable to infection and malnourished. Of course, sunscreen isn’t the only source of pollution in our oceans, but is quickly escalating into a crisis.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Now more than ever, technology allows us to stay connected while we’re away. Gone are the days when you leave for a trip and have no access to home. There are numerous tools you can use to monitor your house while you’re on the road.
CBD oil is everywhere from lotions and lip balms to sleep-enhancing aids. This non-psychoactive component of cannabis claims a variety of benefits from soothing muscles to clearing up skin issues. Studies point to reduced inflammation and anxiety after using CBD products.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.