I am finally done with exams and I can do what I like the most: TRAVELLING. I opted for Rome this time, due to the late summer in Denmark. So, in less than 1 week I am going to taste the Italian flavour, but before that I want you to be aware of some essentials, when travelling.
I prefer to travel light and take strictly the necessary things with me, instead of carrying heavy luggages and being worried that I have to pay fees for extra kilos. I have a 16 years experience in travelling and along with that, I learnt few lessons:
- PLAN the trip. I know that being spontaneous might be the cherry on top of a trip, but sometimes it can turn into frustration, especially when you don’t know how to take advantage of it. Before getting there, establish some clear tourist attractions and research about surroundings.
- PACK light. You have to learn how to pack light. Decide several outfits for each day and take items that can be easily mix’n’ matched. Ah, and comfortable shoes are more than vital! I am sure you will have a consistent shopping experience, but that depends on the destination.
- EAT. Imagine that feeling of hunger, desperation and frustration. Therefore, you have to find out where to eat, because it is annoying to be hungry and under pressure. You can ask the local people.
Considering the things mentioned above, you should also consider these must haves:
Passport. With an inspiring cover
Camera: here comes the big challenge for me. OK, camera, but which lenses to take?
Lip balm. You will get dehydrated and your lips need to be moisturised.
Map. I am old-school and I like to discover new places in this way
Agenda. One of the most valuable souvenirs for me are the business cards or emails and I am again oldschool because you never know when your smartphone can let you down. Maybe you have the chance to meet your prince charming.
Pills. I am definitely not dependent on them, but you might need some, just in case.
Bag. Big shopping bag alike or waist pack.
Selfie stick. That’s right,haha especially when you are travelling by yourself.