TRAVEL TIPS

Combating the Effects of Jet Lag

Crossing multiple time zones can often send the body's internal clock out of sync.


Shopping: The New Diet

Shopping for 30 minutes can burn as much as 100 calories; more if you are trying on clothes.


Stay in Touch

Stay in touch with friends, family and business associates while you travel without having to lug your address book along.


Runway Beauty Notes

Drink Up! Plenty of water that is. Airplane air is pressurized and re-circulated so it lacks humidity. To look your best you need to
stay hydrated. Try to drink eight ounces of water every 45 minutes. Bring your own water bottle and ask for refills
throughout the flight.

Essential Carry-on’s
Your under-the-seat bag should contain essential skin care products including hand lotion, facial spritzer, lip balm and
facial moisturizer, as well as cleansing towelettes for a quick
pick-me-up.

Shut-eye
Although sleeping on a flight can be difficult, it is one of the best ways to avoid jet lag. Bring a blow up neck pillow and an eye mask scented with sleep inducing lavender. Before dozing off, apply a bit of eye cream and night cream to wake up with refreshed, hydrated skin. Your iPod downloaded with restful tunes will also help block out disturbing cabin noise.

Eat Right
Your body will love you if you pack some healthy food in your carry on. I try to bring dried fruit and unsalted nuts, as salty foods add to the likelihood of swollen feet and ankles. Avoid alcohol, as it will only speed up dehydration.

Picture This...

Instead of storing your great photographs away in a photo album, have a series of buildings, people or landscapes reprinted in a larger size in black and white (more artistic) and hang on the wall.

THIS AND THAT - Packing a suitcase

If your planning a winter getaway here are a few tips to help you pack.

Avoid Lost Luggage

U.S. Transportation Department figures report that the odds are Approx.1 in 200 that your bag on any given flight will be lost or misrouted.