All posts tagged: Travel Packing

Essential Holiday Packing Tips

Packing for a holiday divides people into two schools. The first leaves everything to the last minute, throwing in as much as possible; the second packs early and systematically, but often has to unpack again because they need something already stowed away in the suitcase. Well, I happen to be the first case (as most backpackers do) but believe me, if you want to pack for a holiday better, you don’t want to do that. For most of my journeys, I end up leaving something or the other behind and later regretting it. But whichever side of the packing divide you fall on, don’t worry – there is a middle ground too. And this middle ground, my friends, will help you back better and more efficiently. Related Read: What I Pack For My Travels Essential Holiday Packing Tip 1: Make A List Without a packing list, you can so easily forget something, especially if it’s not something you use every day, such as suncream, sunglasses, or even a swimming costume. The essentials such as your passport, …

Travel Packing Tips For India: All You Need To Know

After travelling across India for years and having frequent visits to other continents, I’ve noticed that travelling in India demands for a different packing list. For example, when in Europe, you may not need to carry a portable power bank with you as finding a charging socket is often easier in most public places. But when it comes to India, and particularly if you’re into budget backpacking — travelling in rickety buses and staying in budget guesthouses facing frequent power cuts — a power bank may just be the most useful thing in you’re carrying. So when planning for a long journey in India, I pack slightly differently. And then again, which part of India I am travelling to also makes a significant difference. So let’s break the geographical regions and understand what you may need where. Also Read: Travel With A Backpack Or Suitcase Travel Packing Tips For India: For The Himalayas Pack enough warm clothes, irrespective of what time of the year you are visiting. This particularly applies if you’re travelling anywhere above 2000 …