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Pack Smart, Winter Edition – Must Have Accessories


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Winter is coming. It is time to plan your winter vacation, and one of the most important things about it is to know how to pack smart for a winter trip.

The trick is actually to think about the essentials – don’t pack too much stuff, always dress in layers, and don’t forget to pack a hat and gloves.

These are the basics, but let’s delve a bit deeper into all the details about packing for a nice winter vacation.

Which Accessories to Consider

Although we always say – Don’t pack things you don’t need, here we have some seemingly trivial accessories you should always bring along.

  • Polarized Sunglasses – Are you aware of the term snowblind? Well you are about to be if you don’t bring quality polarized sunglasses. Don’t think that weak winter sunlight can’t harm your eyes. When reflect off bright white snow, sun rays can be pretty dangerous. Also, sunglasses will help you while driving your car during those short daylight hours.
  • Sunscreen – Yes, sunscreen during winter vacation is a must.
  • Lower-body base layer – Though most people find it uncomfortable to wear something underneath their ski pants or jeans, remember that you will be spending extended time outdoors in the cold, so packing a base layer to keep your legs warm is a must.
  • Scarf – Scarves are always light but very useful and effective addition.