“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

TravelHaven Tips — Five Things You Should Never Fly Without

Here’s how Josh Roberts leads off in his post at SmarterTravel.com

“Whoever said “it’s the journey, not the destination” clearly never sat in the middle seat on an overcrowded flight. Airplane creature comforts have been under assault for decades, and these days just surviving with your sanity intact ought to win you an award. What’s a traveler to do? Fight back with these five comfort items that make the coach-class experience a teensy bit more bearable.”

Find out why he recommends you always take along your e-reader, earplugs, a stow-able carry-on bag, travel scrabble, and a lacrosse ball when you fly.