Travel Tip of the Day: The Shutdown Call

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The Shutdown Call My wife Natalie has been having trouble sleeping lately and the doctor suggested she turn off her computer and phone 90 minutes before bedtime. He said he sets his phone alarm clock for the time he wants to shut everything down and sticks to it. Then I read that my colleague Carol […]

How to: Sleep on a plane

How to: Sleep on a plane

I fly over 175,000 miles a year and I’ve seen all kinds of methods and contraptions that passengers use to try and sleep better on airplanes. Everyone is different but flying as much as I do, I know what works. Here are 10 ways to help you sleep on a plane. 1. Sleeping pills I […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Get Better Sleep on a Plane

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Get Better Sleep on a Plane Bring ear plugs and an eye mask if you want to sleep on the plane. It sounds simple, but they really do help you create an ideal sleeping environment by blocking out all the sound and light. And instead of using the cheap, scratchy eye masks that the airlines […]

Travel App of the Week: White Noise

White Noise

Having trouble sleeping while you travel? I recently met a frequent traveler that swears by an app called White Noise (which costs $1.99). It’s supposedly recommended by Dr. Oz as a miracle for better sleep. According to the site, even when you’re asleep, your brain is constantly scanning and listening for sounds. If it’s too […]

Product of the Week: Ostrich Pillow

Ostrich Pillow

If this is not one of the craziest travel contraptions then I don’t know what is. The Ostrich Pillow will make you look like a new Muppett character, but it could be worth it if it does what’s it’s billed to do: “offer a micro environment in which to take a warm and comfortable power […]