Travel etiquette

tte Viewer discretion advised. OK, not really. But if you’re like me– which is to say you’re a minor major germophobe– this is the stuff nightmares are made of.

I say this without bias: (some? most?) people on planes are horrific. Horrendous. I was sat on a flight from Miami to Frankfurt last week, and the gentleman next to me sneezed. Into his hand.

I icked instantly (who wouldn’t?) but he followed it up with another sneeze and a coughing fit. Now, I’m not heartless– clearly the guy was having a fit of some sort, but has no one heard of the vampire cough?!

Anyway, this is the physics behind sneezes on a plane by a 17 year Canadian brainchild. And a cost-effective solution to limiting the spread of pathogens from a sneeze:

Teal Rain Boots’ Instagram

It’s real, and it’s not the worst thing on ze inter-veb:

 

That said, how is everyone feeling about Instagram’s new story thing? I feel like I’m cheating on Snapchat with Instagram 😳

I can’t be alone on that, surely?

Anyone?

Hello?

No?

Okay, then.

Akanksha Singh travel blogger teal rain boots