Traveling is a hobby for many people. They love to travel the world, see historical places, wonders of the world, and many more. There is also a category of people who only travel just for the love of food. The purpose of talking about food here is, they take the risk of traveling just for taste.
We cannot deny that traveling is not that easy for everyone. Some have a phobia of traveling, some have faced medical conditions in traveling like vomiting, nausea, or sweat headaches. Also, some have the anxiety of not only traveling but also packing bags. The idea of taking a trip or packing bags makes them nervous. Then comes the legends that do love and make passionate to take trips, their utmost desire is to travel to new places every time, and they are enthusiastic about it. Packing a 1 door wardrobe smartly, quickly, less space taking is just a breezy task because they have great experience in smart packing and have learned many packing hacks.
Packing for a trip, regardless of a long or short tour, feels like a big job, and it seems inevitable that you will end up packing too much or leaving an essential item. Packing becomes very easy for one when they know what the destination is? How long to stay? What is the climate of the destination? It seems like endless questions! A person like me who wants everything planned and organized gets confused for even a two-day tour, but there is a definite solution to these basic questions. Take some time to create a packing plan and learn some packing tips like rolling your clothes instead of folding them. These tips and plans surely help several audiences who have anxiety about packing and traveling.
It does not matter if you are taking the proper carry-on bag, backpack, tote bag, or wheeled bag. It's what is inside that counts. So, let's make a list of must-have items and some tips and essentials to practice while traveling.
Must Have Traveling Items
It does not matter where you take a trip or how extended your stay is there. Like it can be of two-day, one week, two- or three-week plan. But the plan has some traveling essentials which we often forget and feel angry, sad, and uncomfortable later if those essential items are missing. Make a travel pouch or accessible toiletry pouch as it gives ease to organize things to be found later. Here is a list of other items.
- Travel pillow
- Face mask, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes
- Headphones (if you are a music person)
- Eye mask, air plugs (in case you do not have headphones)
- Passport, extra copy of passport and a photograph (in case of international traveling)
- Nausea tablet (in case you need it in a car, by air, etc.)
- Travel wallet (Tickets, credit cards, multiple currencies, hotel key cards, any imp travel document)
- Portable charger (few airlines, buses, car provide USB slots for charging cell phones or devices, though, but you must keep yours with you)
The above mentioned are must items that every person on any trip needs.
Some Main Traveling Wardrobe Essentials
Do not get confused in choosing from multiple outfits. We have narrowed down some essential clothing items that go with you regardless of season, place, or activity. Here are those items.
Black pants: straight, skinny black pants work as a lifesaver. You can take it with you on any trip. They won't disappoint you. They can go with any color top or shirt. Pair them with heels, totes, loafers, or sneakers. If you go on a vacation or an exciting trip and you get to meet official persons or happen to get any opportunity, instead you become confused in a new city or country for shopping because of the budget and all, you can always consider wearing those black pants wit comfortable pair of shoes.
Black and white t-shirt: Black and white t-shirts have always been essential to the wardrobe, but still people forget to pack them. If you are on a summer trip, white t-shirts always help. White t-shirt with shorts, jeans, flat shoes, and sneakers never go wrong. So as black, black has made many outfits easy and wearable. Wear a black t-shirt with basic jeans and a denim jacket and make the best out of yourself.
Basic or easy jeans: jeans never go out of fashion and style. Jeans always help in clothing items either in summers or winters or in any country. Jeans are a basic item in your wardrobe that you must take on a trip. I will suggest either you travel or not, always keep one pair of jeans in a carry-on bag.
Basic jewelry and wristwatch: jewelry usually does not take that much space unless heavy or big packing. But we suggest you take some layers of necklaces, some rings, and a wristwatch with your bracelet. These are minimum items and still, make you shine. Also, the wristwatch looks classy and helps in time.
Comfortable walking shoes: Travelling often make us walk more than usual, so carry shoes that can walk for hours. Comfortable flats won't work much here. Wear shoes that make you feel heaven so that you do not get tired of walking; if your feet hurt, it will affect your whole trip and make your plans worsen. And remember, do not ever experiment with new shoes on your journey. You can surely buy new shoes from places you visit but wearing for all day is different here. Wear shoes that you know are comfortable enough to be worn for hours, and try not to compromise quality over price while buying such shoes.
Night suit: always remember to carry one or two comfortable trousers shirts for wearing at night and as you get exhausted in traveling, then finding a hotel, dinning so you must deserve a good deep sleep. Do not ruin that by forgetting the night suit at home and sleeping in tight dresses. Make yourself comfortable while sleeping.
Pack Your Undergarments
This is the essential packing item, but still, everyone forgets and end up spending unnecessary money on undergarments. You can save that money for a trip. If you are a person who takes pictures of every outfit, then you must know undergarments play a vital role in giving your outfit and you a perfect look.
So consider packing 3-4 pairs of underwear, 2-3 bras /undershirts, 2 camisoles, one body shaper swimsuit or bathing suit. Get yourself 4-5 pairs of socks; please keep in mind that these are essential items in the list. You must select and pack according to days planned. You can say these are the general numbers that one must-have.
Tips For Long Stays and Laundry Options
Small trips like one week or two weeks are easy to travel and carry bag, items with you. You do not have to worry about laundry on week trips because you can pack smartly and match outfits that can go long for a three-week trip and then only do laundry once a week. You have to choose the right fabric for your basic wear; it is necessary to ensure maximum use and swift washing time. For 3 weeks of packing, ten essentials are narrow down for you. Ten pieces can create an ideal capsule for traveling. Make sure you can mix and match each item.
- Stretchy black leggings
- 2 tops (1 simple, 1 floral)
- 2 Calf length oval skirt
- 3 others like a pleated maxi dress
- Single draped dress
- 1 pair of Harem pants
- 1 tank top
- Sleeveless / full sleeves blouse
International Trips and Tips
When you go on a trip to another country, you should research and be aware of their culture, norms and local clothing attire. Either you are on vacation or on some important business tour, you should blend in with their clothing. Always remember what region you are traveling to. Some regions are very hot, while others are humid and cold. For example, if you plan a trip to the Middle East, UAE, you should leave crop tops at home and take light material fabric as it's hot there. If you are planning to wear shorts, do research what the culture is where you are headed to because many countries worldwide do not approve of wearing shorts. You will surely not want to wear an inappropriate dress and draw attention as a tourist.
Traveling Wardrobe Essentials Wrap Up
The traveling wardrobe essential tems mentioned above and tips will surely make your future trips easier. Some people choose not to dress up at all on vacation, while others dress up every day. My point is if you have traveled, then enjoy with comfortable clothing. Be reasonable in your looks, as the cliché says, when in Rome do as Romans do.