You are about to leave your home and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. But what are the best things to bring and what do you really need to be lugging across the globe. Well, depending on where you are going you might want to consider a few last-minute purchases to make your trip that much more enjoyable. Below are a few important things we at Holy Smithereens would like to suggest you give some serious thought.
Trousers are an important part of your travel attire. Even in hot countries, bringing a comfortable pair of trousers is always important even if it is just for chilly nights, bus rides or to protect yourself from the sun and mosquitos. A popular option is buying some zip-down hiking trousers, these are lightweight, quick-drying material and can be zipped down into shorts – zip of button fastened pockets can also be great for extra security.
Bringing a watch is a great idea for when you are travelling. You will always need to keep an eye on the time when you are planning to make a flight, bus or any other revelation. However, a nice watch is also a fantastic way to make your travelling wardrobe just a little more glamorous. If you are interested in getting a fashionable new timepiece then discover Tag Heuer at CHRONEXT for some great options of fashionable, high-quality timepieces that won’t let you down.
You may be tempted to choose dark clothes to hide any dirt and stains that you might have to deal with. However, lighter colours are likely to keep you cooler in the hot sun and wearing dark colours make it easier for mosquitos to find you exposed skin to bite.
Jackets are always a good idea, but you need to choose the one you bring wisely. Look into the weather forecast, maybe you will only need a light raincoat if you are going to a hot destination. However, anywhere with a cooler climate of if you are likely to be exposed to higher altitudes a warm jacket is useful. One good option for cooler places is a down jacket, these are great as they are light, easy to pack away and super warm.
Depending on where you are heading, bringing the right footwear can be very important. Sandals for the beach are an obvious one. However, a good pair of hiking boots, or any boot with ankle support, is a good idea if you are going to carry a heavy bag. Twisting your ankle is too easy to do if you are carrying something heavy and have no ankle support.
Hats are small light and easy to pack so taking one for your next trip is a must. Depending on where you are going a wide-brimmed sun hat can be a good option or a small winter ski cap is the other obvious and economical choice for cooler climates.
Taking care to choose the right clothing for your next trip can make all the difference to your adventure. Plus, ensuring you are prepared is sure to make your holiday so much more enjoyable and stress-free. For more advice on what to add for your traveling shopping list, read our article ‘7 Amazing New Year Gift Ideas for Your Travel Buddies’.