Whether you’re traveling to Canada in the middle of winter or traveling to Maui for a beach vacation, there are a few things that are must-haves for travelers everywhere.
Spring, summer, winter, or fall, a traveler’s nightmare is to get to their destination and find they don’t have the things to make it through and have to search out a store for everything from clothes to toothpaste.
In this blog, we’ll give you a few of the must-haves that every traveler should pack in their suitcase, whether you’re traveling on business or traveling for pleasure.
Silk Scarves for the Winter
We’ve all been to those destinations where the weather can’t decide if it wants to be hot or cold. Since the weather can’t make up its mind, it makes it hard for you to know what to wear. Layers, of course, are the best way to go when the weather is being fickle.
One way to ensure you’re staying warm, but not too warm, is by packing an elegant yet cozy silk scarf in your luggage. Not only will the scarf keep you warm if the night is on the chilly side, but if you pack quite a few of these, you’ll have one to match every outfit and be dressed in style no matter where you go.
A Disposable Camera
A disposable camera is something most of us don’t think to bring on vacation, but it’s perfect for capturing those memories and moments you’re never going to have again. Make sure you pack the camera in your carry-on because you don’t want the film to get ruined in the heat of the cargo hold.
You might be thinking that you need a Smartphone or digital camera so that you can easily upload your photos to social media, but if you think about it, that distracts from the whole experience.
Also, it’s never a good idea to post that you’re on vacation on social media, at least not while you’re on vacation. Posting that you’re going to be away from your home or posting pictures when you are is just inviting intruders to your home because they know you’re not there.
Besides, wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your vacation by unplugging and being social media-free for a while?
Books, Books, and More Books
Vacations are supposed to be for relaxing, and what’s more relaxing than kicking back with a good book and a mug of hot coffee? If you’ve been busy and stressed, and that book you’ve been waiting to read has been sitting on your nightstand for two months, you might want to bring it with you when you’re traveling.
Besides, isn’t it better to have a few books and no time to read them than to have time to read and have no books?
There’s no better way to keep an account of your business trip or vacation than writing it down in your journal after a long day. Writing in your journal keeps the memories fresh, and when combined with the photos you take, the memories will be there to look at and read whenever you feel the need to relive them. Journals have changed a whole lot since they were just diaries with a little lock and key. Today, you can do bullet journaling or even make an impromptu scrapbook of your journal with all your favorite traveling memories.
Packing for a vacation is pretty routine. You know you need clothes, essentials, and even a first aid kit. However, most people forget the pretty scarves, journals, books, and disposable cameras. We’re here to tell you that those things are items you don’t want to do without.