A Guide to Travel Essentials for a Blissful Vacation

A Guide to Travel Essentials for a Blissful Vacation


A Guide to Travel Essentials for a Blissful Vacation

Ah, the excitement of travel! Whether you're jetting off to an exotic destination or hitting the open road, the thrill of exploration is palpable. But let's not forget that our bodies need a little extra TLC during these adventures. Join me as I share some travel essentials to keep you feeling fabulous, from takeoff to touchdown.

Hydration and Skincare

Stay Hydrated

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Remember to drink lots of water, hydrate with iced or hot tea that contains electrolytes. Proper hydration is essential for combating the dehydrating effects of air travel and different climates.

Skincare Routine

Skincare Routine

Don’t forget your skincare routine while you’re away—cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen. A simplified skincare routine ensures you maintain healthy and radiant skin, even when on the go.

Personal Care

Lip Moisturizer

A Guide to Travel Essentials for a Blissful Vacation

Moisturize your lips to prevent dryness in varying temperatures. The lips are often overlooked but can be prone to dryness, especially during flights or exposure to different weather conditions.

Natural Deodorant

Natural Deodorant

Opt for a natural deodorant for a fresh feel. Natural deodorants keep you feeling clean without harsh chemicals, perfect for maintaining personal hygiene during your travels.

Body Moisturizer

Body Moisturizer

Choose a good body moisturizer, preferably with sustainable packaging. Keeping your skin moisturized is crucial, and opting for sustainable packaging contributes to responsible travel practices.

Oral Care and Health

Bamboo Toothbrush

Bamboo Toothbrush

Opt for a bamboo toothbrush to reduce environmental impact. Sustainable choices, even in oral care, help minimize your ecological footprint during your journey.

Tooth and Gum Tonic

Tooth and Gum

 A solution for maintaining healthy gums during travel, as traveling can sometimes affect oral health; a tooth and gum tonic provide extra care to keep your gums in top shape.

Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins and Supplements

Bring your vitamins to support your immune system, digestive health, and overall well-being. Traveling can sometimes lead to digestive discomfort such as constipation, bloating, and gas, making a good supplement essential to maintain optimal gut health during your journey. Supplementing your diet ensures you get the necessary nutrients, especially when facing changes in your usual eating habits.

Sleep and Wellness

Rash Cream

skin sensitivities

All-natural rash cream for travel-related triggers. Skin sensitivities can arise from changes in bedding, as well as exposure to new laundry detergents, unfamiliar fabrics, or different climates. A natural rash cream offers soothing relief for these potential causes of irritation during your travels.

Sleep Balm

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Use a sleep balm for better sleep, especially after long flights. If you find it challenging to adapt to new sleep environments, consider incorporating calming practices. Try doing breathing exercises or meditation after applying the sleep balm in bed, right before going to sleep. Adjusting to new time zones can disrupt your sleep; a sleep balm helps create a calming bedtime routine.

Bug Protection

Natural bug sprays

Natural bug sprays and after-bite balm for outdoor activities. Enjoying the outdoors comes with the risk of bug bites; natural protection ensures you have a worry-free exploration.

Healthy Snacks and Convenience

Healthy Snacks

Pack healthy snacks and easy-to-prepare meals. Satisfy your hunger with nutritious snacks, and if you have access to a kitchen, bring easy-to-prepare meals for quick and wholesome refueling.

Pet Travel

Pet Travel

If traveling with pets, use a calming spray to help them relax during the trip. Pets can feel stressed during travel; a calming spray provides comfort for your furry companions.

Aromatherapy and Personal Comfort

Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Use essential oil rollers for relaxation or energy during the journey. Aromatherapy can enhance your travel experience, promoting relaxation or boosting energy as needed.

Headache Relief

Headache Relief

Carry natural balms for headaches during flights or road trips. Headaches can occur due to various travel-related factors; a natural balm offers relief without relying on medication.

Bring Your Own Soap

Own Soap

Use your preferred soap to avoid skin reactions. Hotels may provide soap that doesn't suit your skin; bringing your preferred soap ensures you maintain your healthy skincare routine.

Essential Extras

Travel Pillow and Blanket

Enhance comfort with a travel pillow and cozy blanket. Quality sleep is essential; a comfortable travel pillow and blanket contribute to a restful journey.

Multipurpose Clothing

Pack versatile clothing for various outfit combinations. Maximizing outfit options with versatile clothing minimizes the need for excessive packing.

Travel Insurance

Consider investing in travel insurance for added protection. Unforeseen circumstances can disrupt travel plans; insurance provides peace of mind for unexpected events.

Digital Copies of Documents

Secure digital copies of important documents. In case of loss or theft, having digital copies ensures you can easily replace essential documents.

Once your travel essentials are securely packed, immerse yourself in the joy of your journey with friends or family. Get set for an unforgettable vacation. Stay fully present in each special moment, relishing the well-deserved vacation that follows a year of hard work. Take the time to unwind, rejuvenate, connect with nature, and find moments of solace with yourself.

Bon voyage, fellow wanderers!

At Crunchy Mama Box we offer health & wellness resources to help you and your family on your journey to living a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. If you are looking for a safe place to vent, find love and support, join our private Facebook group Crunchy Mama Strong. 

Lots of Crunchy Love, 



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