For the past few weeks I have been making the final arrangements for a forthcoming trip to Thailand. First to Bangkok courtesy of Jet Airways on a 16-hour flight from London. Then on to Koh Samui – a further 10-12 hours by train and ferry which was organised through Thailand Train Ticket.
Now that the finer details are planned such as our itinerary for the two week break, we are on to more pressing issues. How to survive the gruelling flight with a 32″ seat pitch. Unfortunately we are sitting in economy seats all the way – usually not a problem. But, since the booking was made, I have suffered a knee injury, my boyfriend has managed a back injury and we are getting more concerned about managing comfortably whilst on board. Continue reading Long haul flights – how do you prepare for being onboard?