A sarong can be wet and wrapped around your body to cool your skin and protect you from sunburn. It can also be fashioned into a dress, shirt, skirt, or cover-up for visiting sacred temples. A sarong wrapped around a jacket becomes a makeshift pillow.
Safety pins and paper clips can fix a variety of broken, torn, or sagging items. Carabineers let you carry water bottles, cameras, and other small items hands-free.
An eye mask and earplugs help block out noise when travelling on airplanes or trains or if your room is on the early-morning delivery truck route.
Stash a collection of heavy-duty plastic zipper bags in a variety of sizes in your suitcase. Use these to pack items that are pressurized or have questionable caps that might leak. They also come in handy for storing wet or dirty items when it’s time to repack and move on to your nest destination.
Do you have essential items that make travel easier wherever you go?
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