One would oftentimes feel giddy and excited by the idea of unfolding another year.
For travelers, another year of going places, meeting people and grasping opportunities, and learning life through what the world offers, is there in the offing.
And for one itchy feet—seasoned or starter—he would always go for the convenience rather than deal with complexities when it comes to travelling, either for a 3-day trip or a long-term one.
And though you already crossed out your most essentials travel gears on your must-have list—your trusty backpack, that comfy walking shoes you have, the fleece you always carry around, and your personal kit, people continue to chase and scout for things that makes traveling safe and light.
Check out these five things you might want to boot on your travel essentials for a better experience while on the road this coming 2018.
Who wouldn’t like having a good author to spend a serene morning or a breezy afternoon with?
Travelers, especially solo ones, like to keep themselves armed with a book or two when going places. However, it seems a bit hassle for one to take two to three paperbacks while on the road.
A practical way to reduce the load of your baggage is a one-size fits all virtual book shelf that could store a whole library.
Kindle is the easiest and most convenient gadget for the bookworms who are on quest. Having the handy tool will definitely mean lighter baggage and a vast choice of books to choose from right from a size of a notepad.
You may also want to carry around a small tickler to jot down your thoughts and random ponderings on the books you read.
The last thing you would like to experience is witnessing stunning sunsets and breathtaking views only to realize that your phone or camera is dead.
And we try to avoid this disheartening scenario by fully-charging our batteries before we hit the road.
But not all places we went to have an outlet to plug in our chargers, let alone an electricity, to fuel up some power for our gadgets. For reviews, check out site for gadget reviews R-Tech24.
With this, you might want to invest on a good and quality power bank. And In case your battery runs out in the middle of a remote area, you have something to save you from isolation.
Be sure to invest on the quality ones (there are many power banks sold in the streets that wouldn’t even change half of a smartphone’s battery life). It is also advisable to check if it has different port sizes for your different gadgets.
Also pair your powerbank with a monopod for your unlimited selfie cravings whenever, and wherever.
- Packing cubes
There is an easy way of packing clothes and other travel essentials for the adventure seekers and wanderers aside from messy plastic bags.
To save extra space, why not try buying zippered packing cubes that comes with different sizes and colors.
It’s see through design makes it easier to locate the undergarments from the towels, to the clothes and your personal kit. You also have separate cubes for your travel accessories like charger, power banks and more, making it one effective organization hack for backpackers.
- Transition lenses
You just jetted in for a scheduled business meeting and you have golf match with your partners after lunch. You’re a light backpacker who’s itinerary encompasses a food tasting at a newly-opened restaurant and a city tour later in the afternoon.
If you’re the type who enjoys the fusion of indoor and outdoor activities, then this one’s might fit your lifestyle.
Instead of having to pack your reading glass, plus your sunglasses for your activities under the scorching heat of the sun, you can use a single glass which can adopt to your changing environment.
When indoors, the lenses are clear (like that of ordinary ones) and when you go outside, your lenses turns in the shade of grey or black which reacts when exposed to ultraviolet radiation.
Transition lenses, which has sun-activated tints, can adapt your busy lifestyle—whether you go hiking up the mountains, sightseeing by the beach, or when you are just lounging in the resort’s bench or shopping for some awesome finds in the mall.
- Lock box
So where do you store your important belongings when you’re about to dip in the waters or go spelunking in the caves?
Forbes recommends having a lock box when you leave your valuables.
Perfect for your passport, keys, phone, wallet and other important documents, a lock box could be safely attached to any sturdy thing like a lounge chair, banister or boat railing.
This way, you no longer have to mind the safety of your belongings when you’re catching the waves or skinny dipping.
With all these awesome travel finds, a more convenient and enjoying trip are waiting for you.