Tag: Jet lag

A speedy Asian turnaround: Singapore in three days!

After making a list of all my upcoming travels, it was inevitable that another trip would make its way into my schedule. And so it has! Tomorrow evening, I fly to Singapore for business. I get there on the Tuesday night, and spend Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on a combination of meetings, workshops and sightseeing. ...

H

Home sweet home

Flew back from Malaysia overnight with BA after a fairly full-on week of work. I got a nice seat (thanks @FrankDJS!) in business class which guaranteed me a few hours of sleep. As did the fact that I hadn't slept properly since I got to Malaysia. Oh, I was over the jet-lag within 48 hours ...

T

That’s better…

A sleep update from Singapore: I managed to get more sleep last night...a lot more. I was unconscious by 8:30pm and didn't wake up until 4:50am. Epic, uninterrupted sleep. Save for some bizarre dreams about changing career to become a stage magician. Just couldn't keep my eyes open after about 8:20pm...even though I had Game ...

B

Bleurgh….

In Singapore... finally asleep just after midnight, woken up by thumping bass just before 3am. I have been awake ever since. The bass was coming from a nightclub across the street. A quick Google search confirmed it was going to be open until 5am. The music continued well past 5:30am. I went to reception about ...

U

Up, up and away

Sitting in Heathrow T5 - the British Airways lounge, to be exact - waiting for my flight to Singapore. I don't mean to brag, but I think I might beย finally getting the hang of these long-haul jaunts. I used my usual Evernote packing list (don't laugh) to ensure I didn't forget anything important. Like underwear. ...

No Singapore sling?

I didn't have even one. Nor did I make it over to the legendary Raffle's. But I did enjoy my week in Singapore, despite the shocking jet-lag and the lack of sleep, combined with incredibly long working hours. So yes, despite all that, I managed to enjoy the local food, the streets, the people and ...