Tag Archives: Flying Fear

fear of flying over water

Fear of Flying Over Water: What Should I Do?

We all know a lot of people are scared of flying. It’s a remarkably common fear. I give a lot of tips for fearful flyers on this website in the hopes of helping. But, like any other phobia, a fear of flying has many different faucets and faces. It’s not fair to claim each person’s underlying […]

first flight international

Your First International Flight: 7 Simple Rules to Follow

Are you ready to embark on your first international flight and feel overwhelmed? No problem! You’re gonna be just fine. Tons of people travel on international flights, sometimes alone, without experiencing any crazy problems. It’s natural to feel nervous for your first multi-country adventure even if you’re a frequent domestic flyer. I mean, think about […]

travel and mental health

Why I Blog About Travel and Mental Health

This has been a shitty week. Sorry for swearing, but there’s no other way to convey my emotions here. It’s rough, and I’m still feeling overwhelmed by all the news. I know I’m not alone either, given the many beautiful reflections on my twitter and instagram feeds. As you all know, this week Kate Spade died in […]

how to overcome fear of flying turbulence

How to Conquer Your Fear of Turbulence (Like a Boss!)

“I love to travel, but, ugh, I have turbulence anxiety.”  Yup, you’re not alone, my friend. How to get over a turbulence fear isn’t exactly easy, sadly. I’m in the same place as you when it comes to rocky flight routes. Honestly, I think we should start a swanky club, one that meets on a […]

anxiety before travel

It’s Okay to Feel Anxiety Before Travel (And How to Cope)

Feeling anxiety before travel? I totally understand your pain and dilemma! As for me, I love to travel. I mean, duh. At this point, I’m passionate enough to keep this blog going for almost three years. But I’m not always excited to pack, hop on the train to airport, slog my way through customs, find […]