You're going on a trip in a month and want to depart as prepared as possible. You want to make sure you can fit enough into your backpack or suitcase without forgetting any essentials or overpacking.
Over the past year, I have lived and traveled in over 10 countries.
There were many times when I wish I had a certain item or came more prepared and protected.
Although traveling can be such an exciting, rewarding experience, there is also a dark reality to it as well, such as pickpocketers or not bringing essential items for backpacking.
I've compiled a list of items that will help you go on your next trip as prepared as possible, without breaking the bank.
Below is a list of 10 items that I have found to be crucial to have during my travels.