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New Airplane Seat Design for Budget Flights  


Airlines do their best to entice more passengers because more passengers mean more money for them. This is the reason why they would go to such great lengths to offer seat sales. Somehow this is good for the frequent travellers out there. Travelling now is for everyone not just for the rich and overly rich.


Speaking of passengers, there is one airplane design that capitalizes on making more money by carrying more passengers. The new seat system will make us face each other and possibly stare at each other. The system is called “Economy Class Cabin Hexagon”.

Zodiac Aerospace thought about this and already filed a patent for this. The plan features hexagonal design and involve alternate backward and forward facing seats. What’s in it for us?


  • End the armrests: Armrests are not really armrests because it is quite uncomfortable at times. The new design did not include the armrests. This is good news for many.
  • Tray tables: It doesn’t mean that tray tables are no more. There is still tray tables installed in every seat so we should not worry about it.
  • Televisions: When we found out that the seats will make us stare at each other and lead awkward conversations, we were discouraged. This is not for long. There is a television so we can just stare at that instead of our neighbours.

Travelling to and from Singapore with this new seating arrangement will either make or break the experience of every Singaporean on board – should this be pursued. The important thing here is we feel safe.


Tricks to Keep Your Skin Hydrated On the Plane

We all wanted that fresh-from-vacation glow, but if you’ve ever been on a plane then you know that travelling takes a rather huge toll on your skin. Not only does the cabin air cause skin dryness and clogged pores, it can even trigger acne breakouts. So to help you maintain your skin’s hydration during a long haul flight, we’ve rounded up some tricks that’ll surely keep your skin under control and hydrated even when you’re hundred feet above the sky.


  1. Prep Up. The night before your flight, make sure that you exfoliate your skin and put on some moisturizing mask. This will help in clearing out the dead skin cells and deeply hydrating your skin as the mask penetrates. Also remember that long flights can make your body skin suffer from dryness as well, so it would be good to perform some dry skin brushing to prep up your body too.


  1. Pack the Right Products. If you’re having a long flight, then it’s crucial that you pack all the right skincare products with you. Make sure that you bring your face cream, hand cream, lip balm and hydrating mist with you – and that all of them are packed under 3.4 ounces so that you can get through the security. Once you’re on-board, apply these products more frequently than you normally would.


  1. Wear Less Makeup. When travelling by plane, it’s best that you wear lighter makeup than you usually do. Sticking with your heavy powders and foundations will only make you look dry and patchy. Instead, use a nourishing moisturizer, a BB cream, and tinted lip balm. Going with these products will leave your facial skin free for some extra moisturizing on-the-go.


  1. Use the Right Hydrating Mist. Most people use a hydrating mist to counteract dryness, but what they don’t know is spraying on the wrong water mist only makes things worse. Once the mist has evaporated, your skin dries out more. To avoid this, pack a rosemary, aloe or calendula mist instead. These hydrating mist options will provide with the right moisture that you need without completely drying out your skin.


  1. Nourish Your Body. Remember that the foods that you eat also affects your skin’s appearance. Indulging on fatty, greasy meals and tanking up on caffeine or alcohol will only cause your skin to become dull and dry. Instead, bring along some healthy snacks for your flight such as fruits and nuts. Also, make it a habit to carry your own water bottle and drink from it regularly.

The fresh-from-vacation glow is actually quite easy to achieve. Just keep these travel skincare tricks in mind, and you’ll surely have a healthy and youthful-looking skin even after flying hundred feet above ground.


Making a Travel Affordable

All people can dream on everything that they want; it’s free. But in reality, it is very difficult to find the things that they say – free. In fact, when you visit different countries in the globe, you can only find cheap accommodation and travel. It’s a little bit weary but it is needed for you to save. Here are some ways to make your travel affordable:


  • Find some eat-all-you-can food places: In almost all countries around the globe, there are some restaurants that offers unlimited foods. Some restaurants have scheduled time for this offer. It will be better if you ask some locals.
  • Eat at sidewalk eateries: It’s fast and it is cheaper than eat-all-you-can restaurants. All in all it helps you save time and especially money.

  • Use a tourist card advantage: This card offers a very huge amount of discount most especially when visiting tourist spots in a particular country. Moreover, there are other tourist cards that has discounts on transportation. There are also times that fares will be free.
  • Be a house-sitter: If you are really dedicated to have an affordable travel, this might be for you. With house-sitting you can have free accommodation. In addition, you can be able to do everything when your boss is not around.
  • Be friendly to locals: Many local villagers in a country will offer you accommodation. This is something that they do in return for your good deed. Take advantage on this as this will be a great way to save money and time especially when looking for hotels.

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