As you are reading this, I am about to touch down in Krabi, Thailand, before getting on a bus and a boat toward the beautiful Koh Lanta. I wrote this post out of frustration while trying to pack, when I realised that it is much easier (and more fun) to plan outfits online than to actually find the clothes and put them in that darn suitcase. This may even help me with the mental packing block I seem to be constantly struggling with!
If you, like me, hate packing and feel at a complete loss every time you open that empty suitcase, you may enjoy this list of the most helpful packing guides found online!
For the flight
On flights I am all about comfort. You will never find me getting off a plane like Victoria Beckham. I always pack a pair of fuzzy, warm socks, and they go on my feet the second I sit down. I always travel in workout tights, as they are the most comfortable trousers I own. No shame and no judgment in this area. I am also very excited to bring my newly aqcuired Kindle on this trip, as I’m sure the flight will just fly by (see what I did there?).
Beach Day #1 – Colour Vibes
I bring two sets of bikinis on all trips, so that I can dress according to how I want to come off that day. Just kidding, but I do love both of these beach looks, and they sure give off different vibes, am I right? I love a good colour party, and this look is perfect for days at the beach bar.
Beach Day #2 – Simple & Classic
You definitely can’t go wrong with this look, and I’ve had my sight on that sunhat for ages!
Dinner Time #1 – Dressing Up
Some evenings you want to dress up and play a little more fancy than usual. Especially when traveling abroad is this a thing, because you will be able to afford more than you could at home. I can’t wait to put a nice dress on, put my hair in a pretty headband and pretend like I always eat at restaurants where they pour your wine for you.
Dinner Time #2 – Dressing Down
You can never go wrong with jeans shorts and a fun top, I think it’s a rule of feminism. An extra plus: with shorts you have pockets, which means you won’t have to carry a bag to dinner. I absolutely hate having to bring a bag to literally carry two items; my phone and my wallet, and love it when I don’t have to! Truth be told, I usually dump my shit in someone else’s bag.
It is important to try and get some active minutes in when most of your time is spent lounging by the pool and eating great food. I’ve found that bringing my trainers makes me feel so guilty about not using them that I end up spending an hour in the hotel gym, so I never travel without them.
My number one tip for dressing on days spent hiking, boating or in general exploring the area; wear your bikini underneath. I know that every hike or trail we find in Thailand will end with jumping in the pool or nearest body of water, so I will make sure to always be bikini ready. Also; bug spray.
Must Have Accessories
The lip balm is #1 on this list for a reason; I would die without it. Especially on planes, as your skin tends to dry out during long flights. Other necessities include a portable charger and a proper set of headphones.
This wasn’t a usual post for me, so I’m curious to know what you guys think! Do you like these ‘outfit posts’ (bear in mind you’ll never find me posting my ‘Outfit of the Day’)? Would you like to see more of them? Let me know!
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