Myths aside, jet lag isn't necessarily caused by the lack of sleep, but rather sleeping at the wrong time. So sleep on a plane or at your hotel if it's sleeping time at your destination. The same goes for eating, the best practice is to align your eating and sleeping as closely as possible to the appropriate times for those activities in the local time of your destination, and keep hydrated on the plane with plenty of water (not wine!). This will help you avoid that dazed, drowsy feeling.
10. Everyone Speaks English
It would be great if that were the case, but unfortunately, there are still many cities/countries where people don’t speak English or speak very little English. Instead of assuming that the locals will understand, it’s always a better idea to pick up some basic words and phrases in the their native tongue. Besides, the local people will appreciate your efforts in speaking their language.
For every myth that exists about travelling, one can unravel some positive truth to debunk it. All you need is a little preparation and care. Let us know about your experiences in the comments below!
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