What to Carry on Trips and How to look Stylish!!
Travelling? The most important question what to pack! Packing clothing for a trip can be great hassle. While airlines charges more for extra luggage, it becomes difficult to carry a lot in trains. But for a teen the most important is to look stylish! But you have to consider these. Like I travel more sensibly and travel light weight bags. I only carry what is important and make a list of items for what to carry on trips and basic clothing that looks great on me!
First of all, we will see What to carry on a trip!
Lets Detail First-
1.What to carry on trips Essentials.
2.How to Look Stylish while Travelling.
3.Other Miscellaneous things
What to carry on trips? What are the essentials for packing?
Since carrying luggage is most annoying task of a traveller, it would be great to have a list on what to carry on trips, in store for yourself. It would be insanely difficult to pack when you suddenly make plans or when you don’t have time to pack. That when this list will help you out! I have tried to make a comprehensive list for travelling hope you can find something good on what to carry on trips!
1. Pack Mostly basics & a Few Pop up items
About what you pack, 70% you should pack the basics and just something pop up element. That would be the most weighted things in your suitcase or maybe you won’t be able to wear that on the trip and that would go useless. So, stick to basics. Dark blue jeans, a black T-shirt , a tank top, shorts, a warm sweat and track pants combining them together you will be able to match them to any place , weather and occasion.
For example, wearing a plain black or white tank top with some dark jeans or shorts can be perfect for physical activities like hiking, biking, or just exploring a city by foot. That same tank top, when tucked into a black skirt and covered with a cardigan and a scarf, becomes a cute and flirty outfit for a dinner in town.
2. Comfortable Shoes
Another way to spice up an outfit is by packing a colourful pair of shoes to go with solid colours. These are my favourite shoes and I get compliments every single time I wear them! They go with jeans, shorts, dresses — basically any solid-coloured outfit!
3. Medical kit
You never know when you will be needing some first aid kit. This is very important. Going on mountains? High altitude? Be aware of AMS acute mountain sickness. Take some electrolyte for mountains. Take some bandages if going for hiking.
4. Smartphone or Camera
Capture the memories or moments
Well, a Smartphone or a compact camera will help you in capturing pictures or moments from the trip. A phone will also help you get connectivity the moment you are in the signal zone.
5. Power bank- Never run out of power
Phones are more dearer to people than humans to some. They are their heart and soul. So, this is also a secondary must. You just have to have this. Because if you go to place with no electricity this will charge your soul (your phone obviously).
Ofcourse if you don’t have a phone you won’t be requiring it!
6. Sunglasses – Save those eyes
Sunglasses are very helpful to block the sun rays and protect your precious eyes. This is especially true when you are hiking or trekking in the snow where the reflection just sores your eyes. You may get snowblind in abundance of snow from the reflecting sunrays from snow. At times, the irritation or burns from the snow gets quick painful in the nights making it hard to sleep or open eyes.
7. GPS or Fitness Tracker
If you are a gadget freak or fitness freak who keeps a track of your fitness, you may get ones of those Fitbits and carry them on your hike or trek. I have a Fitbit Charge 2 and I just love it for my hikes, trek, gym and daily routines. You may opt to carry a dedicated trekking GPS device with yourself for recording the trek trail
8. Stay Hydrated.
It’s important to stay hydrated when traveling, especially if you are on a plane. Drink at least one glass of water per hour to help you feel better and look more refreshed. Add mint or fruit to your water for flavour if you desire.
Limit your alcohol when traveling. Stick to one drink, such as a glass of wine.
Now How to LOOK Stylish while Travelling!
1. Work with Layers
Layering is the key for dressing. A black sweater will save you every time, for example, becomes a lot more appropriate for day wear when it’s topped with a shrug or sweater and black jeans. Similarly, dark jeans with hoodie for jacket can quickly become dressed up with a long scarf used as a shawl.
2. Choose your Destination
Obviously if you’re going to Leh-Ladahk you don’t want to pack shorts and a swimsuit. Similarly, a trip to Goa or Maldives is not the place for heavy winter coats and turtlenecks. I always joke that it’s easy for me to pack for a tropical destination — I just throw in a few t-shirts and 2 shorts.
It’s much more difficult to pack light for a cold weather destination, so this is where layering really comes in handy. Don’t forget scarves, gloves, a beanie, and warm socks.
Considering your destination while packing involves more than just packing for the geographical climate — it also means being aware of the cultural and political climate of your destination, too.
If you’re visiting Middle East or another location whose culture sports a more conservative style, be respectful and wear longer shirts, skirts, or pants. While it will matter less in more cosmopolitan areas, in rural areas your different style of dress might be considered rude or inappropriate. Research your location before you pack to get an idea of what other travellers have found works best.
3. Moisturize as much as possible (at cold places)
No matter what climates you are coming from or traveling to, moisturizing your skin will help keep it healthy and looking great. Put lotion on your body as well as a moisturizer with an SPF on your face.
Slather hand cream over your hands while traveling. Use one with a scent you enjoy, as the familiarity will help you relax.
4. Take enough sleep
A little sleep along the way can do wonders for how you look and feel at the other end. Do your best to include some snooze while you’re traveling, or take the time to rest. If you find you can’t sleep, put an eye mask on and meditate or simply relax.
5. Wear your heaviest clothing and shoes on the plane
In general, I always recommend wearing your heaviest clothing on the plane, because it helps you to pack light. The same thing goes for shoes, too! So, if you have to choose between wearing one of two pieces on the flight, always pick the heaviest!
Other Miscellaneous or Multi Purpose items – Worth Mentioning
Let us also look at some other optional or non-mandatory items on what to carry on trips!
- Basic Travel Kit
- Camera Kit
- Shaving Kit
- Clothing Kit
- Rain / Snow Protection Gear like Rain Coat / Rain Suit
- Sunscreen lotion (SPF 50 or greater) or Sunblock
Some of these items are total personal preference you are free to change them as per your convenience. I have been taking care of these in my plans and since then I have been able to pack for efficiently and quickly
Did I miss on an important thing that you carry on your trips?? Please feel free to post them in the comments section of the article. It will help other fellow travellers or hikers or trekkers of the community. If you have any questions, you can post them under or message me at my social handles.!!
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