Must-Have Accessories for Traveling (Even in Europe)
Frequent traveling requires organization and planning, which I have learned over the past two years. My four-to-seven-day journeys usually do not require a lot of things, so traveling light and having reliable travel accessories makes the journey a lot more easier.
This past year I have traveled back to the UK at least seven times, sometimes with the children> More often, I would be traveling alone. And during my travels I have discovered the important things that I need to bring for a more organized and stress-free trip. So I have put together my own personal list of must-have travel accessories just to make life a little easier while hopping from one country to another.
If you’re like me who like to travel with my phone and iPad, I found this great little device that enables you to charge your phone or tablet device on the go. No more dreading the 1% battery bar -- this handy lipstick-sized charger can charge your phone from 0% to 100%, more than enough just to get you through those emergency calls and texts!! They also come in four colors.
Thankfully I have never been caught with oversized baggage. But nowadays, even with cabin luggages you are only allowed up to 10kg. Before investing in one of these babies, I used the bathroom scales to weigh my bags. Of course that's not the most clever things you could do. After a few sore toes and a broken back, I finally bought myself one of these. A sturdy and reliable weighing scale that also has an alarm system that allows you to know the weight of your bag without having to read it. A real back-saver!
Traveling back and forth from UK to Valencia is a pain when it comes to having to change your phone SIM card. I have already lost two UK and Spanish SIM cards in the last year thinking I'd put them in a safe place -- but of course that safe place is never to be found again!
This time I have come well prepared! I would like to say THANKS to the person who invented this handy little device. It will save me numerous SIM cards, and with a click of a button I can change from one service to another. Happy days!
No more fear when it comes to bringing your favorite body creams and lotions -- these bottles not only look great, but they can also store your favorite liquid products and come in a transparent resealable bag, which of course can be used instead of those £1.00 bags they sell you at the airport. The bottle caps are interchangeable to pour or pump action and most importantly they comply with the current EU carry-on rules.
5. Cocoa Butter Moisturizing Stick
It’s a fact: Traveling on planes makes you dehydrated. I look after my skin by drinking plenty of water before and during the flight. Having combination skin, I find my face becoming a lot drier when traveling, especially on my cheeks and forehead. I find this Cocoa Butter Moisturizing Stick from Boots is handy enough for your handbag and keeps your skin feeling refreshed and hydrated.
If you really take your travelling seriously then I would suggest investing in a good quality cabin bag. This particular item is not cheap, but it is super stylish, lightweight, and durable and can withstand the usual rigors of luggage holds. It also has a telescopic top and side handles and a multi-wheel base which make navigating airports a breeze.
This handmade, stylish smartphone wallet clutch is the creation of MrAndMrsWallet. I particularly like this because it's compact and has all the necessary compartments for your necessities. With 12 card slots, a phone pocket, four additional pockets for money, passport, check-in documents, etc., and a zipped pocket for coins, this beautiful wallet is ideal for the organized traveler!
If you have the extra moolah to spend on your travel accessories and take air traveling comfort to the next level, then I would recommend to splash out on this pure cashmere travel set. Made from 100% wool, this luxurious set comes with a blanket, eye mask and a travel pillow case with many colors to choose from.