The world is a book and those who do not travel, read only one page. This statement by St. Augustine sends out a clear message that travelling is an indispensable aspect of life. It rejuvenates your mind and soul, giving you a much needed break from your monotonous daily life. So once or twice in a year, plan to travel to destinations you have never been to. Travelling brings out the real version of what you actually are that has been long lost under the pressures and stress of life.
A vacation can be enjoyable and successful only if you have all the travel essentials with you, so that you have everything with you, whenever in need. Hence, packing smartly can be considered as an art only a few can master. But, before you test your talent of intelligent packing, we bring to you a list of not-so-expensive travel sized products which must be kept handy in every voyage.
Body Balm/ Sunscreen
With travelling comes the problem of skin tanning. Not only women, but men too are becoming conscious about their skin condition. So, if your skin is sensitive to long exposure to sunlight, dirt and pollution (or even if it is not), you must carry a good sunscreen to keep your skin protected and to avoid skin problems.
After a long day of exploring new places and moving from one destination to another, your face may look dull due to fatigue, pollution and long exposure to sunlight. Keep a good facial cleanser which cleans away the dirt and excess oil so that you look fresh in all your vacation pictures.
It is an all-purpose hair brush, with an air-filled, soft rubber base. It is easy to carry in your travel bag whenever you go on an outing.
Wet wipes are a boon to the people who have an oily skin. Whenever you have to be out the whole day, enjoying sight seeing and you don’t have access to a restroom, you need not worry about washing your face if you have your wet wipes handy. They are soothing on your skin and make your skin feel fresh in no time.
It is always advisable to keep a mini torch with you. Though you may not feel the need to keep it with you, but you never know when you may require it. It will not bother you much due to its light weight and you will always thank yourself for making an effort to keep it in your travel bag, if you are ever trapped in a situation when there is no light.
Mini First Aid Kit
Based on your health condition, you must keep with you, certain medicines which you need in some specific conditions. It is always better not to depend on the medical stores as they may not have the drugs prescribed to you which may lead to unnecessary panic and emergency. Even if you are not on a regular medicine, do keep medicines for common cold, headache etc; analgesics such as paracetamol, aspirin and motion sickness tablets as you may need them while travelling to a new place.
Ear Plugs/ Ear Muffs
These protect your ears and prove to be quite useful when you need to sleep comfortably, specially while traveling in a public transport.
In a situation, generally when you are camping or traveling, and you can’t brush your teeth, a mouth freshener or mints can help you keep the bad breath away for the time being.
USB Mini LED Lamp
If you are Social media person and always carry your laptop with you to keep updating the world about your adventures, then this lamp is a must-carry for you. You can use your laptop even when you are sitting in dark with this lamp without bothering others.
Mini Power Strip
Some people love carrying an army of gadgets with them. Unfortunately, they do not come with an infinite power backup and hence need to be charged. A mini power strip helps you charge multiple gadgets simultaneously so that you can make the most use of your gadgets without a miss.
Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizer
Hand Sanitizers are an alternative for washing hands with soap and water. It is always an easy option to disinfect your hands and keep you safe from transmitting pathogens which may cause dreadful diseases.
Planning a tour may cost you a few dollars but it is said – “Travel is the only thing you buy, that makes you richer”. It will give you priceless memories to cherish, some never-before experiences and also teach you lessons for a lifetime. Moreover, it is always better to experience some moments yourself, rather than getting details of them from others.
So if going on a vacation is in your bucket list, this year, then San Francisco Tour is an option worth considering. It takes you to a places like Alcatraz, Muir Woods, forest of marvelous redwood trees and gives you an atmosphere full of beauty and tranquility which fills your soul with utter bliss.