Knock! Knock! Who’s there? It’s me at the door. Summer! Yeah, the season of hotness is here. It’s going to be hot and humid, but you are ready to cool yourself off. Most of you have already planned how to spend vacations. Summer break and traveling go hand in hand. It is time to enjoy some sunbathing, surfing, swimming or spend some time in an exotic place.
Summer can bring trouble, and thus, it is essential to plan for an unforgettable journey. Let’s look at seven essential items you can’t afford to leave if you want to beat the heat.
1. Water bottle
It is not a new fact that you need water during summer to keep yourself hydrated. You don’t want to miss it. Buy yourself a new reusable water bottle, make it your friend, and don’t lose it. It is better to buy steel bottles to be environmentally friendly. Use it to carry juices, smoothies, lemonade, and Glucon-D. Drink at least 3.5 liters of water per day to keep yourself hydrated.
2. Sunscreen lotion
As much as you love the sun, much more you hate sunburn. It leaves you with red, itchy, and painful skin. This happens due to the overexposure to UV rays from the sun. Often, it is the cause of skin cancer. So, use sunscreen having SPF 30 to block 97% of radiations above your skin. Apply it to the exposed area, and you’re good to go.
Moreover, you can also use aloe vera gel to soothe the burnt area if sunburn happens. It is soothing and comforting for the skin.
Sunglasses are not the only accessory that makes us look elegant but are useful for protecting our eyes. The sun rays can damage the retina if you directly look at it. The best sunglasses protect the eyes from 100 percent UV radiation. Gift yourself a pair of cool shades based on your style statement. Bigger sunglasses are in trend. It covers an essential part of the face from exposure and makes your selfies look cool. For beaches, get yourself polarized sunglasses to keep off the extra glare.
4. Hat/ Scarf
Summers can be grilling hot during the afternoons. Unless you want to fry your head, you will need head-protecting stuff. Yes, you guessed it correctly. Your savior is wide end hats. These hats come with an elastic adjustable headband that prevents the hat from flying away in the breeze. It is stylish, simple, and does the job. For ladies, turn to your scarfs to save your day. You can expect your head to be cooler up to 10 degrees celsius as it helps to avoid direct contact with sun rays. Isn’t it cool, right? You can also carry your umbrella because the weather can be moody, too.
5. Electronic accessories
Imagine you left your charger at the same spot where you charge every night! Annoying? Yes, you may miss out on that perfect photo moment with a mesmerizing background. But, a more serious problem can be at the airport and online payment services.
So, always check the essential gadgets you need for the trip. Believe me, a dead device is nothing but a waste of space. Include your chargers, adapters, power bank, headphones, smartwatches, cameras, etc. Take extra memory cards for those extra sunny pictures.
6. Ziplock bags
Got wet clothes after swimming? Worry not! Toss them in the Ziplock bags. These bags are made up of plastic and are reusable. Trips may get messy with stuff lying around and no time to organize them. Ziplock bags are handy solutions for this issue. Women can carry their make -up items or can use to pack shoes in these bags. Additionally, you can keep your first -aid kits in these mini bags. If you’re a little smart, you can manage to multitask with these bags. So, keep 3-4 empty Ziplock bags in your luggage.
7. Slider Slippers
When it comes to casual and comfort, nothing can replace slippers. Slippers and flip flops are the most loved choice for travel. It is lightweight, stylish, and provides a good grip on your feet. Flip flops are best for beaches where you need to walk on sand or even when wetting your feet. It is available in various prints and designs to suit your taste. Put them on when you are feeling lazy to put up your strap sandals or high heels. If you want to try something new, look for leather flip flops with sturdy rubber soles.
Traveling is a memorable and enjoyable experience. Carrying all the items required for the trip will make the journey smoother and more comfortable. It is advisable to check your list of required items at least twice in your luggage before loading it in the subaru roof rack. In case you forget, you can buy some of the items at the destination. But, trust me you don’t want to spend your time on vacation shopping for these things. It will come at the cost of your precious time and money. Pack these items and enjoy your summer holidays on the beach gulping some refreshing drink!