Meridith talks about the one little item that has helped her to keep in touch better with those she meets while traveling.
Wysi Wipes can be used as a wash cloth while traveling, as a dish cloth while camping, as an on-the-go sponge bath in the Bangkok airport at 2 AM, for first aid, for general cleaning and probably a million and one other things.
I never leave the house without a pack of tissues. When I travel I take at least two packs with me.
The one odd little thing I always carry with me is a plastic “spork”, a multipurpose utensil that is part spoon, part fork, and has a serrated edge so it can used as knife.
A pagne, or African wrapper, can be used for everything, making it another versatile item you can be happy to pick up on the road.
American money is more universal than you may think.
The Clear View Waterproof Travelon Pouch is a simple self seal plastic case that allows your cell phone, money or valuables to be submerged under water about 65 feet.
Need a way to feel safer when you travel solo? Kate gives us a review of her ila dusk personal alarm and tells why she never leaves home without it.
A better way to carry laundry detergent: laundry sheets! These act as laundry detergent, fabric softener and anti-static in one.
It is basically just a large rectangle of cotton, but I’ve used it as a towel, as a picnic or beach blanket, scarf against the cold, shawl against the sun (or to go into churches), blanket on long coach journeys, dress or skirt when I’ve been swimming. Oh, and folded up to make a pillow.