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Travel Friendly: Backpack Guide

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” - Saint Augustine

I am sure you must have heard this quote on your social media and have felt inspired to travel someplace. Travelling is indeed a beautiful experience. You create and live some wonderful stories on your journey and make memories for a lifetime. Travelling is like nourishing your soul. The more you travel, the more fulfilled you feel with life.

Going on vacation is fun, but the packing part that comes with it is not so much. We often feel overwhelmed at the thought of packing our complete week’s wardrobe and other essentials in a single suitcase. Who will not? What if you forget to add a very important item in your suitcase at the last minute. Now your whole mood gets ruined and you did not feel as enjoyable as you could have. But do not worry. Here is a list for you to help you with your travel packings. It will ensure that you don’t forget anything that you may need during the trip. Feeling excited? Let’s get to it.

Travel Bag

It is important to choose the right travel bag for your trip. Your bag should be versatile, easy to carry, and of good quality. Consider the size of the bag in accordance with your trip length. You can choose from a number of options such as -

  • Duffel Bag

  • 4 Wheels

  • Rolling Luggage

  • Travel - Backpack

  • Carry - on, etc.

Make sure that all your items fit well in it and you can move it hassle-free from one place to another.

Wardrobe Essentials

This is a very challenging part of the packing process. You need to make a list of all the clothing items that you will need as per the weather of the place you are visiting and the activities you are going to do there.

Include all the basics in your packing list and then incorporate any specific add-on for the trip.

The Basics -

  • Lightweight T-Shirts

  • Long-Sleeved Shirts

  • Trousers

  • Jeans

  • Undergarments

  • Sweaters

  • Tank Tops

  • Dresses

  • Socks

  • Belt

  • Shoes

  • Hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Swim-suit

  • Jewelry

  • Travel Pillow

  • Eye Mask

Toiletry Bag

Once you are done with your clothing, pack all your toiletries that you are going to need on the trip in a separate little bag.

Some essentials for your toiletry bag are:

  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste

  • Comb

  • Shampoo & Conditioner

  • Sunscreen

  • Deodorant

  • Moisturizer

  • Lip-Balm

  • Personal Hygiene Items

  • Facewash

  • Face wipes

  • Make-Up

Travel Health

Visiting a foreign location can bring some adverse effects on your health at times. Try getting yourself vaccinated before visiting a particular location. Be prepared for some meager health issues beforehand with some medicines.

Some health essentials for your travel pack are:

  • First - Aid Kit

  • Personal Prescription

  • Thermometer

  • Cold Medicines

  • Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS)

  • Allergy Medicines

  • Anti-Bacterial Ointment

  • Multivitamin

  • Eye - Drops

  • Sunburn Relief

  • Insect Repellent

Carry - On Bag

Now after packing your suitcase, the next thing you need to do is to pack your carry - on bag. Include all your personal items in this bag that you will need during the flight. Make sure to keep it lightweight as you will be carrying it in your hands.

Some items to be included in your Carry-on bag are:

  • Mobile Phone

  • Charger

  • Laptop

  • Headphones

  • Camera

  • Important Documents

  • Cash

  • Credit Cards

  • Debit Cards

  • Books

With these items in check, you are done with your travel packing. Do not forget to add any additional objects specific to your travel requirements. Now that you are done with your packing, give yourself a pat on the back and get ready to board the flight for your travel destination.

Happy Travelling!


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