Take along a roll of bandage, safety pins and scissors. Tweezers
might be needed to pull out foreign materials that penetrate the
skin. Take ointments and alcohols for treating abrasions. If you
are prone to allergies and itching, antihistamine medications like
Benadryl should be handy.
Carry along medicines that you are likely to use, like aspirin for
headaches, laxative for proper bowel movement and pain relievers. If
you have a runny nose, buy a couple of decongestants. Dehydration and
motion sickness are common when traveling. Consult your doctor on
which medicine is appropriate for you.
Remember to take along whatever medication you are taking. Take
enough supply to last for the entire trip. Going to be away for an
extended period? Get copies of your prescriptions from your Doctors
to have- just in case.
Some prescriptions can't be filled overseas. Those are the ones to
get doubled up before you leave on your trip.
Personal Hygiene Kit
This kit must include all your toiletries. This will keep you
looking fresh all the time.
Take along your toothbrush, toothpaste and dental floss. Buy a
small bottle of mouthwash or if you have plenty of supply left, just
transfer it to a smaller container.
Carry along your favorite brush, comb and shampoo. Stuff in your
hair spray, hair cream and gels if you are using them.
This will include your make-up kit. Remember to take only the
cosmetics that you are likely to use. Carry with you a handy mirror.
You can take your manicure set too.
Keep your skin healthy by putting on sunscreen and lip balm as often
as you need them.
Take along with you sets of toilet papers, soaps, towels and
This includes the stuff you might need like flashlights, lighters,
pocket knife and duct tapes. Mobile phones are important in case of
emergency, be sure to take your charger and an extra battery.
For added fun, you can take along your travel journal, reading
materials and the localeís language book. Make the most out of
fantastic views with your binoculars and your camera.
There is no such thing as a standard travelerís kit. It varies upon
the place and the activities youíll do in a certain place. The above
kits are basically the essentials. Be sure to keep everything
checked and have a fun trip ahead!