My number one tip for travelling anywhere, is a really great scarf.
It doesn’t matter if you’re going to The North Pole or South Africa - A
airplanes are always cold and unwelcoming. Having a big, soft (preferably cashmere) scarf that you can snuggle into will make you feel right at home.
Mine is so big it doubles as a blanket, or I can roll it up and use as a pillow if need be - an absolute essential! If you don’t have one in your hand luggage already, I’ve popped a few options below.