We all know the stress of having to
prepare for a trip; what to pack, what to leave, what to buy when you
are there, what have I forgotten etc. There is lots to remember!
That’s why we have compiled the following article for you, to take
some of the stress off what should be a really wonderful process.
Take in mind that this list is not absolute, and there will be many
things that vary from person to person and of course region to region.
For travel in summer, or
to a hotter region:
Travel light! You can buy many things very cheaply when you land in
the country. A backpack is always more comfortable and mobile than a
Sun cream. Very important in summer days and there are many more
brands that will exist in your home country than in shops in
Sunglasses, a brimmed hat, a light shawl or scarf to protect yourself
from the sun.
Electronics such as your music player, your phone, an adaptor or
converter. Avoid carrying a cumbersome laptop.
As a general rule think light colours, long sleeves and cotton. Spend
more on comfort as it will help you more than you think!
We suggest a vest under your shirt to act as a sweat-breaker. If you
are travelling in humid regions remember to carry several changes of
t-shirt as you will sweat a lot.
Laundry can be done everyone, and very cheaply. Make sure things can
roll up or fold nicely to maximize on space.
Whilst you must respect the local traditions, places such as Goa will
have lax laws on partying and what you should be wearing. Therefore
take a couple of party-shirts for the experience.
Always. Carry. Toilet. Roll.
Get a range of basic toilettires such as toothpaste, toothbrush, face
cream, soap, a flannel and a foldup towel. Don’t forget your hand
sanitizer as it could save you a couple of days of Delhi Belly.
Include a range of medicines such as ibuprofen, something for an upset