Jet lag sucks. There’s nothing worse than setting off on your long-anticipated vacation, only to feel lethargic, ill and unenthusiastic when you reach your destination. The most common symptoms of jet lag are fatigue, insomnia, irritability, dehydration, headaches, loss of appetite and nausea.
Luckily there are some basic steps you can take to minimize the effects of jet lag. Keeping well hydrated and steering clear of caffeine and alcohol are some of the more obvious steps to take.
But did you know that it's better to try and arrive at your destination during the day? If you go out and try to acclimatize to the local time, rather than going straight to sleep it really helps your body clock start adjusting quicker to the local time zone. Its also incredibly helpful to start slowly adjusting your body clock to the new time zone a few days before you fly.
Read on to see ten top tips to get over jet lag!