In a climate as volatile as a desert climate, it can be difficult to know what to pack. Hot days followed by cool nights can have even the most adept traveler struggling with fitting everything into an easy-to-carry day pack. But if a trip to this dry climate is in your future, don’t forget these necessities.
Deserts are dry, but you won’t realize how dry until your hair begins to feel like straw. Be sure to pack moisturizing hair balm, lip balm, hand lotion, face wash and day cream to preserve moisture in your hair and skin.
Hot temperatures lead to hot body temperatures, which lead to sweat. Quick-drying materials mean your clothes will dry properly before the major drop in temperature.
Lots of Water
This should be a no-brainer, but bring as much water as you can comfortably carry. In fact, think about the amount you think you’ll need, and then add about 25 to 30 percent. Also if you’re visiting with a car or van, toss in a gallon or two extra.
This goes beyond sunscreen. Protect yourself with a hat that shades your face, sunglasses and even a scarf to wrap around your face if desert sands start to blow.
Heat during the day and cold temps at night are common in the desert, so make sure you pack clothes for both types of weather.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
In the modern age of air travel, checked baggage fees are as ubiquitous as duty-free shopping catalogs in the back pocket of the seat in front of you. Some airlines have even begun to charge for carry-on luggage, particularly for short-haul flights where most passengers end up bringing fewer bags for shorter trips. To avoid such fees, here are a few tips to keep in mind when booking and prepping for your next flight.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
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