A light jacket for the flight, comfortable shoes, a swimsuit and a comfortable pair of jeans that can be styled for different looks.
Counter in-flight boredom
Download and save all the reading material on your phone.
A dress that takes you from day to evening, a high SPF sunscreen, a spacious bag, dry shampoo, and pepper spray if you’re travelling solo.
Choose luggage wisely
Tumi and Delsey make some great, long-lasting luggage. Make sure to add a smart name tag to identify your bag and avoid mix-ups.
Scarves are a life-saver. They keep you warm and help you cover up if you’re travelling to a conservative destination. A big shoulder bag for your documents.
Do a quick weather check and read a little bit on the culture of the place before you head there.
Best apps to have
TripAdvisor, for everything; Yelp, if you’re travelling abroad for restaurant reviews and recommendations; Skyscanner, for the cheapest flight tickets, i-escape, for booking boutique hotels or secret hideaways, Priceline or Hotwire (mostly works internationally), for last minute secret deals on hotels and Citymapper, for local transport or a local metro map app for the place you’re travelling to.
Noise cancelling headphones.
Keep yourself hydrated always.