As the holidays settle in with all of their chilly cheer, vacation time is just around the corner. It’s about that time to catch some sun rays and dip your toes into the clearest of waters, far, far away from home. The only thing standing between you and your much-needed getaway is a packed suitcase.
Regardless of where in the world your plane ticket takes you, your packing list will remain almost exactly the same—weather depending of course. We’ve narrowed it down to 4 key essentials that your vacation baggage should have.
Whether you’re a fashion stunner, or you’re better defined as a simple minimalist who just throws an outfit together without a care in the world, you can understand the importance of putting together outfits that are appropriate for your day’s agenda. Naturally, when you’re on vacation, you don’t necessarily need everything perfectly planned out, but you’ll want to make sure that the limited wardrobe you’re working with lends itself to the climate, cultural norms, and weather.
Before packing up your staple wardrobe pieces, be sure to ask yourself the following questions:
With these questions in mind, you’ll be better prepped to craft thoughtful outfits that take the weather and activities ahead into account.
Packing your mobile wardrobe for a 5-day trip? We recommend starting with these essentials:
Staying connected to your network of friends and family is of the utmost importance, even if you’re jet setting off to get away from the mundaneness of your everyday life. Maybe you plan on leaving your laptop at home to escape the stress of your work life, but you’ll likely bring your smartphone or tablet along to keep you just one call away from those closest to you. As you pack, don’t forget these must-haves inside of your carry-on
You can’t step foot into the airport, onto the plane, or into a new country without the following necessities:
Keeping up with your regular personal hygiene routine can feel next to impossible when you’re living out of a suitcase for a few days. You’ll need to condense everything into travel-size bottles and containers to get past airport security without having anything thrown away. At the bare minimum, your luggage should contain the following essentials to keep you feeling hydrated and refreshed throughout your entire trip:
Packing has never been easier with this one-stop-shop packing list. Leave your days of stressing over your luggage in the past with a structured sense of what you must have and what you might want. What are your packing essentials? Let us know in the comments below.