Beat Travel Insomnia: How to Catch More Zzz’s on the Road

Travel insomnia is something that isn’t talked about much, but many people suffer from it. This sleep disorder involves having difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep while on the road. It is something that I have struggled with in the past and I know that I’m not the only one. I was always jealous of people who could just be ‘lights out’ once their head hit the pillow.

Although often underrated, sleep is JUST as important as a healthy diet and active lifestyle.  On my first backpacking trip, I didn’t realize how noisy hostels could be, how difficult it could be to fall asleep AND stay asleep. If you’ve been backpacking, you know that hostel rooms can be a bit crazy sometimes…

There was  ALWAYS a Snorer, and possibly a Sleep-Talker (guilty). Then there’s the Late-Night-Partiers, the A-Bit-Too-Intimate Couple and the Early-Risers that have to leave at the crack of dawn to catch their bus or plane. Throw in the fact that you may:

· Be suffering from jet…