5 Hacks to Make Traveling Easier
By: Ana Margarita Olar| Pinoytrekker.com
Traveling for leisure or for business can be a bit stressful in every aspect from packing your things, to minding your itineraries and other unplanned things along the way. So here are some tips to make traveling a little bit easier:
THE ROLLED CLOTH TRICK:
One common problem when traveling is packing your things. It seems that there’s always not enough space for your traveling must haves. Make packing easier by folding your cloth into four parts and then rolling it to save some space in your traveling bag.
This can also avoid crumbling and creases on your clothes while it is being packed. You can also put slippers, handbags or other similar items inside your folded clothes to save some space and to further avoid creases and fold marks on your clothes.
BRING AN EMPTY WATER BOTTLE:
Airports don’t allow you to bring water and other fluids but they have no restrictions in bringing an empty water container. Make traveling easier by keeping hydrated throughout your journey.
You can use refill your empty water bottle at airport drinking fountain or by asking on airport restaurants. You’ll be kept hydrated and you’ll avoid extra expenses when buying bottled water.
THE POWER OF POWER BANK:
Another concern when traveling is the power supply of your gadgets especially your mobile phone and camera. It is very frustrating when you have great scenery in front of you but your camera is shut down. And your mobile phone shouldn’t go off for safety reasons.
So to make traveling easier, safer and enjoyable, bring along a power bank so that you can charge your gadget even without a power supply outlet. Choose a larger power bank with a 6000 mAH battery with two USB ports so that you can charge two devices at a time.
FILL IN HOLLOW SPACES:
Because you don’t want to carry too many luggage when traveling, every space should count. This can include the space on your shoes, or if you have a mug and or anything that has hollow space on it. You can fill it in with handkerchiefs, underwear, and other small items which can fit in.
BRING A SMALL DETERGENT SOAP:
No matter how vain you are, your used clothes and shoes will stink because they are confined on your luggage. One simple tip is to put small laundry detergent on your used clothes to keep it smelling fresh until you got home and take it for laundry.
There are still other travel hacks which you can try. It just takes a little bit of creativity and a positive attitude so that you can enjoy not just your destination but the entire journey as well.