“Gear box” essentials – Packing tip

A practical travel kit should include:

  1. Safety pins
  2. Large Band-Aids
  3. Styptic pencil
  4. Small tin of aspirin
  5. Two packets of antacid tablets
  6. Dental floss
  7. Small sewing kit
  8. Two pairs of shoelaces
  9. Sample bar of soap
  10. Two packet of cold-water laundry detergent
  11. Envelope of talc
  12. Clippers
  13. Four feet of cord to tie your suitcase together if it has been damaged in transit