No matter where you vacation, there are always a few key essential items that you just cannot forget to bring with you. And there are also some items that maybe you did not consider bringing but ultimately would make your trip all the more enjoyable if you did bring them with you. Here we will detail a few items that you should always pack and bring on your vacations (or that you should at least consider bringing).
The very first thing you always need to remember to bring is a travel-sized bag or something similar. While suitcases are great for bringing the bulk of your possessions overseas, you need something smaller to use on a day-to-day basis. Now the exact size of your travel bag totally depends on your own personal requirements (for example a small fanny pack is often enough for single travelers, while a larger backpack is more suited for those carrying everything for an entire family), but forgetting to bring a travel-sized bag outright will definitely ruin your vacation by forcing you to either carry everything in your pockets or to buy a brand-new travel bag at an overpriced tourist shop. So avoid the headache from the start and don’t forget this truly essential item.
Another essential thing to bring is your own water bottle, to refill them whenever and wherever you get the opportunity while traveling. This is especially important for people who are traveling for long hours in the hot sun, as you can get dehydrated very quickly and that can quickly ruin your vacation. You need to stay proactive when it comes to hydration and having a water bottle that you can fill up from time to time is the best way to do just that. Plus, it will help keep you from spending additional money on freshly bottled water over and over again, which may not be in your budget (although we admit that fresh bottled water definitely is a nice perk for those who can afford it).
If you are traveling alone and are going to be away for a long time in particular, you should also consider bringing a fun sex toy or two to help keep you feeling good and happy downstairs while you are on vacation – my personal recommendation is to purchase from blissfulcherry.com since they have always provided me with great toys (and great customer service) over the years. If you are a regular user of sex toys, then it certainly makes sense to bring some along for the long journey to maintain your typical routine. But they are also great for those who have significant others and will thus not be able to have actual sex during this time. They can certainly seem somewhat superfluous on the surface, but as soon as you are all alone and looking for some quality release, you’ll be glad you brought them along!
Playing cards are also a great idea if you need a simple way to pass the time while on a plane or train. Plus they are great ways to meet new people and become friends with them, especially if you are staying in a hostel.
Last but not least, you need to make sure that you always bring the necessary travel guides and maps with you. As silly as this sounds, many people will simply try to rely on prior research and hope to be able to navigate the new and unknown city flawlessly upon arrival. However, that is rarely the case, and thus you need to be able to rely on a physical guide or map to help you along and make the most of your limited time there. Otherwise you will certainly be missing out here and there which will adversely affect your vacation experience as a whole. Or worse yet get completely lost.
And so there you have it – some key items that you should always at least consider bringing with you on each and every one of your vacations. Bringing these items along is a great way to ensure maximum enjoyment on your vacation of a lifetime!