It has taken me a while to get my personal checklist of what I need when traveling just right. After eight years of traveling for either work, to volunteer, or for adventure, I feel that I finally understand my travel-self well enough to know exactly what I need with me to make sure my trip is as good as it can be for me.
I recommend you making your own list for reference. Your list will, of course, look different from mine – you have your own individual needs and deciding what you absolutely must carry with you really depends on what kinds of experience you are anticipating having and what makes you the most comfortable when you are away from home in unfamiliar, and sometimes unaccommodating, environments. Here is what I have come up with and the reasons why I can’t leave home without these items:Read More