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Re: Igor's forthcoming UK trip
DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL OR COFFEE (no stimulants or caffeine) ON THE
OVERNIGHT FLIGHT! (This from an ex-pat Brit who loves his beer!) Dont
stuff yourself with food. Eat a lightish meal BEFORE you get on the
plane. Get yourself some ear plugs and ask for an eyeshade for sleeping
Try getting up progressively earlier (1hr each day) and going to bed
earlier for 3 days before you leave. Drink only water prior to and
during the flight (no O.J. as it creates mucus, apple juice if you
must). When you arrive stay up and DONT GO TO BED EARLY. You will crash
the first night but you will be more "in synch".
I am and have been a regular transatlantic flyer between Chicago,
London and Frankfurt (over 1.5 million miles on American Airlines
alone) for 10 years. This is a PROVEN method to keep you at your best
and enable you to function well when you arrive.
Good luck in the Old Country....have a pint of Fullers ESB or Old
Speckled Hen for me.
96 A4q 2.8 slushbox (its the wifes but I love it)
88 Toyota Supra Turbo 5spd with mods (300+hp)