Ep.37 - 10 Basic Travel Essentials

Updated: Sep 17, 2020

Are these items you cannot travel without? We certainly think so! Although this list is by no means comprehensive, no matter if you’re heading for a winter holiday or a week on a beach somewhere remote these items will make your travels that much more comfortable.

For more travel essentials see our Essentials blog section: https://www.wewillnomad.com/gear

We discuss the following:

  1. Eye / Sleep Mask - What we use: HOMMINI Sleep Mask

  2. Earplugs - What we use: Reusable Silicone Earplugs

  3. Earphones/buds - What we use: JBL Reflect Mini

  4. Smartphone - What we use: Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone

  5. USB Powerpack - What we use: ROMOSS 10000mAh Portable Charger

  6. USB light / Headlamp - What we use: Black Diamond Cosmo

  7. Power adapter / USB power strip - What we use: Travel Powerstrip with USB

  8. Reusable water bottle & water filter - What we use: Sistema reusable bottle & Survival Water Filter Pro

  9. Transferwise Borderless Account / Revolut Read more here:  REVOLUT vs TRANSFERWISE BORDERLESS

  10. Travel insurance Read more here: World Nomads vs SafetyWing | THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL INSURANCE  COMPARISON


Find a cheap flight by using Skyscanner or Momondo. These are our favorite flight search engines search they index other travel websites and airlines across the globe to easily find you the best deal.

Hostelworld is the number one resource for researching and booking hostels. If you want to stay somewhere other than a hostel, use Booking.com as in our experience they consistently return the cheapest rates.

Travel insurance will protect you against unexoected illness, injury, theft, and cancellations. It’s comprehensive protection in case anything goes wrong. We never travel without travel insurance and we have using World Nomads for a number of years. Our favorite companies that offer the best options and value are: