5 Types of Travelers and 5 Essentials They Should Pack
By Glenn Garner
Whether it's a wave or a mountain, there's nothing you can't conquer. You're constantly on the go, so you need to pack minimally. And you need gear that can keep up with your active lifestyle.
The design of this rucksack dates back 40 years, originally intended for Alpine climbing. The modern version is updated for millennial usage. The Kletterwerks Flip is available for $199 at Mystery Ranch.
Aulta Acuatico Automatic
This watch is perfect for an adventure on water. Water resistant and scratch resistant, it includes a unidirectional rotating diver bezel and is luminescent for low light visibility. The Aulta Acuatico Automatic watch is available for $230 at Aulta.
Laut Elite HD iPhone Active Arm Band
Keep your tunes going, not matter what you're doing. This arm band is made of lightweight and durable neoprene, for your most active adventures. The Laut Elite HD iPhone Active Arm Band is available for $25 at Fab.
Nostos + Wolf Ultimate Survival Kit
Don't get caught in the wild without one of these. This compact 13-in-1 kit has all you need to survive the elements. The Nostos + Wolf Ultimate Survival Kit is available for $24.99 at Touch of Modern.
An active lifestyle will certainly make you work up a sweat. Keep dry and smelling good with this essential. The Axe Signature Gold Dry Spray Antiperspirant Deodorant is available for $5.49 at Amazon.
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You need an escape from the day-to-day. Whether you're getting pampered at a spa, lounging around a hotel room, or just enjoying a staycation from the comfort of your own home, your vacation is all about luxury and relaxation.
Relax a bit on your way to your flight. This luggage follows you autonomously, matching your speed and moving seamlessly through crowds. The Travelmate S is available for pre-order for $499 at Indiegogo.
Trtl Travel Pillow
This unique pillow is soft and provides a better position than the standard U-shape pillow. Its sleek design is also super compact for storage in your carry-on. The Trtl Travel Pillow is available for $29.99 at Trtl.
Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones
The stress of travel can quickly take you out of your zen. Drown out the noise with these top-of-the-line headphones. Bluetooth technology also means you don't have to deal with annoying cords. The Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones are available for $329.95 at Bose.
Kitsound Rinse Portable Shower Speaker
Keep the music going even from the comfort of the jacuzzi in your hotel room. This water-resistant bluetooth speaker comes with a suction mount, track controls, and hands-free call handling capabilities. The Kitsound Rinse Portable Shower Speaker is available for $39.48 at Asos.
Dove Men+Care Elements Charcoal + Clay Body Wash
This cleansing body wash is made with ingredients inspired by nature. The charcoal and clay formula draws impurities from the skin while providing a boost of freshness. The Dove Men+Care Elements Charcoal + Clay Body Wash is available for $5.59 at Amazon.
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There's no point in visiting a city without taking in as much of the sites and attractions as your trip allows. You like to indulge in the beautiful scenery, the hottest restaurants, and all the spots of historic and cultural relevance. For your short vacation, you're a citizen of wherever you're visiting.
Wool & Oak Voyager Set
This stylish luggage set is made from full grain Italian leather. It converts to three different sizes, whether you're packing for the plane or for a day of exploring. The Wook & Oak Voyager Set is available for pre-order for $525 at Wool & Oak.
This Is Ground Leatherback Writer
A chic leather notebook holder, this wallet holds all your cards and cash, a notebook and pen, and even your iPhone. Or if you're going international, the notebook sleeve can be used for your passport. The This Is Ground Leatherback Writer is available for $95 at This Is Ground.
Bragi Dash Pro Earbuds
Language barriers are no more with this amazing innovation that's customized just for your ears. It connects with bluetooth devices and automatically translates over 40 different languages. The Bragi Dash Pro Earbuds are available for $599 at Bragi.
Marc Jacobs Riley Hybrid Smartwatch
This smartwatch comes with one of the hottest names in fashion. Check your texts, track your steps, control your music, and even take a selfie in front of your favorite landmark with remote camera shutter activation. The Marc Jacobs Riley Hybrid Smartwatch is available for $175 at Marc Jacobs.
Kiehl's Men's Grooming Set
This grooming set is perfect for a trip to a thriving metropolitan. Use the Age Defender Moisturizer after a long flight and look your best with the Flexible Hold Styling Clay. The Kiehl's Men's Grooming Set is available for $35 at Kiehl's.
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At least once a year, you get to go home and see the people you love. Whether it's a wedding, a birthday, or Christmas dinner, it's just nice to be around friends and family. Going home, you only need the essentials but you still like to look nice for mom and dad.
Raden A22 Carry
This smart luggage is durable and holds all the essentials. It even comes with a USB charging port, GPS technology, and scales to make sure it's light enough for the overhead. The Raden A22 Carry is available for $295 at Raden.
Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera
You'll need something to capture all those memories you're making with friends and family. Print a copy for mom and keep a digital file for yourself. The Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera is available for $89 at Amazon.
Le Kasha Travel Set
Visiting family means you might not have a five-star hotel quality bed. But with this cashmere travel set, you'll feel cozy even on the couch. The Le Kasha Travel Set is available for $1,050 at Le Kasha.
Prepd Pack Smart Lunch Solution
Don't miss out on mom's cooking when you're home for the holidays. And if you can't get enough, take some for the road in these modular containers. The Prepd Pack Smart Lunch Solution is available for $69 at Fab.
Axe Clean Cut Look: Classic Pomade
If you can rely on anyone not to judge you, it's family. So don't break the bank trying to impress them. But you still want to look nice for the people you love. The Axe Clean Cut Look: Classic Pomade is available for $6.99 at Amazon.
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You're a busy guy, and you need to be ready for a quick trip around the world. You always look your best to represent your business, and you're always prepared to close a deal. Although you're living out of your suitcase, they don't need to know that.
Hook & Albert Leather Garment Weekender Bag
This bag is perfect for a quick business trip. It comes with two pockets for your nice shoes, and it conveniently folds out to become a garment bag. The Hook & Albert Leather Garment Weekender Bag is available for $585 at Hook & Albert.
Poketo Minimalist Folio
Drop the old school briefcase, and show up to that meeting in style. This minimalist folio holds your laptop, phone, and all the important documents. The Poketo Minimalist Folio is available for $58 at Poketo.
Earin M-1 Wireless Buds
These wireless earbuds are minimal and stylish, so your suit won't clash with that tacky cord during your commute. It also comes with a sleek and convenient metal capsule that stores and charges your buds. The Earin M-1 Wireless Buds are available for $149 at Earin.
Iris Hantverk Pocket Comb with Mirror
Before going into that important interview, give yourself a little touch-up in the lobby. This mirror and comb fits conveniently in your coat pocket. The Iris Hantverk Pocket Comb with Mirror is available for $35 at Poketo.
Lab Series Cool Crew Shaving Essentials Set
This shaving set is the perfect size for your toiletry bag. The Multi-Action Face Wash, Cooling Shave Cream, and Razor Burn Relief Ultra will leave your face and beard looking as professional as you feel. The Lab Series Cool Crew Shaving Essentials Set is available for $38 at Lab Series.