Whether you’re packing for a quick getaway or an extended trip, there are some apparel items that are a must for your suitcase. Before you jet away on your next vacation, follow our tips for clothing staples for every traveler.
If you plan to spend time outside, sunglasses are a necessity. Besides being comfortable, sunglasses protect your eyes from damaging rays.
Sweater or Sweatshirt
Even if you’re visiting a warm destination, it’s essential to pack some sort of sweater or sweatshirt you can wear if the plane is cold or if you visit a venue with strong air conditioning.
Unless you plan to attend any event or attraction with a dress code, a nice pair of dark wash jeans are perfect for transitioning from day to night looks. You can’t go wrong with a pair of Levi’s.
A classic t-shirt can be dressed up or down, depending on where you travel. Invest in a well-made version of this versatile item to stand up to multiple wears.
You've planned every last detail of your trip, from the perfect accommodations to tours to enjoy, but overlooked one crucial element: sleep. Travel and time changes throw off our circadian rhythms and lead to sleep loss. However, sleep deprivation can dull your response time, throw you into a depression, age your skin and pack on the pounds. It also just makes you irritable during much-deserved vacation time. Although you may not be able to restore your sleep to its full capacity on the road, you can get more rest with these products that help you sleep while traveling.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
You’re probably familiar with the walking taco if you’re a fan of street food, convenience or even just snacking. Today, the walking taco most commonly refers of an individual-sized bag of Doritos cut open along the long edge and filled with the usual taco topping suspects, but the original walking tacos were made with Fritos corn chips. And, before those, there was the Frito pie — the original, original walking taco, allegedly born in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The travel industry is booming with the global sector growing at 3.9 percent, as reported by the World Travel Tourism Council. This figure accounts for $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs contributed to the world economy, and for eight years in a row was above the growth rate of the world GDP. That may be good news for the travel sector and destinations with little economic stability outside of tourism, but is also becoming a crisis. Travel is more popular than ever now that the middle class is going global, the airlines are competing for fares and stories of people quitting their jobs to travel the world are the norm.