The next few months involve a lot of travel and my head is spinning just thinking about it. As much as I love travelling, flying can take its toll when I’m not adequately prepared. And while I wouldn’t say I’m a bad flyer, I do find it more and more exhausting as I get older. In my experience, the best way to enjoy flying is to plan ahead and pack the night before. I like to lay everything out on my bed to help me visualise what my days will look like. Along with planning my outfits and setting aside toiletries, I take great care in packing my hand luggage. When flying domestically, whether I’m away for a day or a week, I always pack a water bottle to stay hydrated, extra moisturiser (both hand and face cream) and a blanket/scarf. Oh, and comfy socks are essential.

Flight food is non-existent on domestic flights, which is difficult when you’re a chronic snacker like me. I’m flying to a few different New Zealand locations over the next few months and I’ve started thinking about what treats to bring. I typically like to have some fresh fruit and cut up veggies as well as a bit of protein. My new favourite are Nice & Natural Protein Nut Bars, which are full of super seeds (think sunflower, pumpkin and chia). They’ve just launched two new flavours: Arabica Coffee & Dark Chocolate or Coconut, Dark Chocolate with Raspberries… The Arabica Coffee & Dark Chocolate is my go-to because I’m addicted to coffee in any shape or form… I often have muesli and yoghurt for breakfast, so the bars are a good grab and go option for early morning flights.


Processed with VSCO with a6 presetI rarely fly without my laptop (unless it’s a 100% personal trip) and 3-4 hour flights are ideal for getting blog posts and work presentations written. I never leave home without a book because delays and fewer distractions mean I can usually get through a few chapters. I’ve heard a few people say this, but deleting photos off my phone is one of my favourite activities while up in the air.


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Do you enjoy flying? And do you pack your own snacks? If you’d like to win your own box of Nice & Natural Protein Nut Bars, check out my Instagram post.

This post was sponsored by Nice & Natural, but all opinions are my own.

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  1. I like to pack nuts, grapes and sometimes apples. You have to be careful to consume fruit before arrival in international flights and sometimes domestically in some countries. I had fruit confiscated upon arrival even domestically withing Australia.


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