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How to Bring the Comforts of Home with You When You Travel

January 8, 2019 Lifestyle No Comments Email Email

Travel is one of the greatest experiences on Earth, but it is a huge mistake to assume that travelling is stress-free. Go to another country in Oceania, and you can experience massive culture shock from border to border in a few short hours. Even if you head over to the USA or Canada, or even further still to the UK.

Between travel-related stress, to burning yourself out trying to get out there and see everything, there are plenty of reasons why travel can burn you out without you even realising. This can ruin a trip towards the end and is not necessary. By simply bringing a few comforts from home you can reduce your stress and give both your mind and body the break it needs to recuperate:

Comforts of Home You Can Bring in Your Suitcase

Creature comforts can make a world of difference when you are travelling, particularly if the country in question offers something of a culture shock.

Luxury Toiletries

Familiar scents and feels of home can help you feel more like yourself than if you were to buy local bottles of shampoo.

Familiar Scents

The right perfume or even laundry softener can do wonders to help you feel more relaxed when you are out and about pushing yourself to your limits.

Your Pillowcase

An easy way to improve your sleep quality is to bring something from your bed back home with you. If you have comfortable sheets, this will be your pillowcase, but really it can be anything comforting that can be easily packed that will help you sleep more deeply. 

How to Relax After a Busy Day of Exploring

What you bring with you is only one step of the battle. You need to know how to relax more on the go so you can minimize stress and enjoy your destination to its fullest.

Continue Familiar Habits

If you have built up a huge streak on Unibet, continue that streak while you are abroad. You won’t be able to pay as close attention to your streak, of course, but you can easily keep momentum going by checking in when you and whoever you are travelling with take a break. This could be at lunch, or it could be at the end of the day. We all need to clock out occasionally, in order to take a step back so that our brains can process all the new information, so bring along something comforting with you.

Best Foods to Bring

Finally, bring some food if you can, this is especially important if you are travelling somewhere where you are personally not familiar or a fan of the food. If you are a fan of  Violet Crumble’s for instance, then pack a few in your bag.

You will also want to bring multi-vitamins so that you can stay as healthy as possible if your diet is limited by what is available.

Travel can be stressful, but that doesn’t make it any less incredible. Reduce the stress, however, and you can do so much more on your trip.

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